Copper City conditions (SW MT)- Mtbr.com
Results 1 to 5 of 5
  1. #1
    mtbr member
    Reputation: dir-T's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2004
    Posts
    1,593

    Copper City conditions (SW MT)

    Just thought I'd start this since, believe it or not, MTBR is more convenient than Facebook for some folks.

    We rode there on 12-16-18 and Green Eagle, High Ore, and South Motherload were rideable but long sections were snowpacked a few inches deep. As it warmed the snow free sections got muddy from snowmelt. I bet this weekend it will be mostly snow free but riding when temps are below freezing may still be the safest bet.

    North Motherload and that whole north-facing hillside looked almost ski-able.

  2. #2
    mtbr member
    Reputation:
    Join Date
    Apr 2015
    Posts
    36
    SWMMBA and Copper City Trails Instagram Pages usually post updates and are super responsive if you ask.......Seems like the frontside will stay somewhat rideable throughout winter but the backside is a no-go (Except maybe for fatbikes) a couple weeks back I Hike-A-Biked through 6 inches of snow on the road leading up on the leftside and saw a ton of cougar tracks. Supposedly there are a bunch in those hills.

  3. #3
    mtbr member
    Reputation:
    Join Date
    Dec 2005
    Posts
    1,024
    Although I haven't been out there, I've seen a ton of pictures and the riding has been good for 1+ weeks. Parking lot is packed. We're having a mid winter dry spell and almost all snow has vanished from Copper City.
    I don't know what trail we're on, but at least it's getting dark

  4. #4
    mtbr member
    Reputation:
    Join Date
    Jul 2017
    Posts
    323
    Supposedly you can finally drive out to the trailhead as it was previously full of massive snow-drifts. It's not quite "rideable", but should dry out father quickly. A bit more patience and things should be good to go. I've heard Lewis and Clark Caverns is riding good already.

  5. #5
    mtbr member
    Reputation:
    Join Date
    Apr 2015
    Posts
    230
    Copper City fundraiser this Saturday @ MAP Brewery. 4-9 pm. beer, music, food and fun.

Similar Threads

  1. Bozeman/Helena/Butte--Copper City Trails
    By fleboz in forum Idaho, Montana, Wyoming
    Replies: 15
    Last Post: 12-27-2018, 03:50 PM
  2. Fremont, Newark, Union City (tri-city) Pump Tracks or Riding Areas?
    By Ken Herman in forum California - Norcal
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 03-21-2016, 12:11 AM
  3. Fort Collins City Council cancels city's 4th of July fireworks
    By El Beastro in forum Colorado - Front Range
    Replies: 10
    Last Post: 07-01-2012, 06:57 AM
  4. TR: (no pix) Copper->Wheeler->Miners->Peaks->Frisco->Copper.
    By jenamin in forum Colorado - Front Range
    Replies: 18
    Last Post: 07-02-2007, 08:02 AM
  5. Copper conditions info?
    By ignazjr in forum Colorado - Front Range
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 06-07-2007, 08:00 AM

Members who have read this thread: 32

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

THE SITE

ABOUT MTBR

VISIT US AT

© Copyright 2019 VerticalScope Inc. All rights reserved.