Mount Ascension

MODERATE 41 reviews
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Mount Ascension is a 3.2 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Helena, Montana that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, trail running, and mountain biking and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

DISTANCE
3.2 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
964 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dog friendly

hiking

mountain biking

trail running

forest

wild flowers

wildlife

rocky

hiking
11 days ago

hiking
12 days ago

Gorgeous view from the top. Went in early spring and wasn't too much foot traffic. Little bit of snow to watch out for.

14 days ago

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hiking
1 month ago

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hiking
1 month ago

hiking
2 months ago

Markings could be clearer. Fantastic views. Much harder than moderate, though. Steep, with scrabbly spots.

2 months ago

3 months ago

hiking
3 months ago

hiking
4 months ago

No real directions. We kind of wandered around but it was a beautiful hike.

4 months ago

Description should be added to include all trail names needed to get to the top but it was a great hike.

4 months ago

4 months ago

Great hike. It was a beautiful Easter day!

hiking
4 months ago

mountain biking
8 months ago

Began the hike around 12:30. Left around 3:00. It we a warm November evening an snow had not yet arrived, so we gave it a shot. This was my second mountain biking experience, and I guess I just expected it to be more epic. You hike for 1- 1 1/2 hours and a 1/2 downhill. What can I say? It's not Big Sky.

hiking
9 months ago