Billings Montana to Big Pryor Mountain

Discussion in 'GPS Tracks - Rockies' started by Nightstalker, Jun 21, 2007.

  1. Nightstalker

    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    Did a ride from Billings, MT to Big Pryor Mountain in Custer National Forest. There's miles of jeep trails in the valley and on the mountain. I took the scenic route out of Billings down to Edgar which was fantasic! Some of the trails on Big Pryor are pretty tough, so make sure that you're wearing knobbies. I didn't make it all the way to the top. I got stuck in a mosquito breeding mud hole and had to hike off the mountain and get the rancher to pull me out with his jeep. I marked off some dead ends and the mud bog that took me out.

    Terry

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  2. Nightstalker

    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    Here's the whole route.

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  3. Nightstalker

    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    Billings to Edgar loop.

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  4. Nightstalker

    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    Close up of Big Pryor Mountain area.

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  5. Nightstalker

    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    Ride profile. Tops out about 7650 feet.

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  6. dandxrman

    dandxrman Stop! Hold the Phone

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    I had been wondering about this area. Thanks for posting this. Is there a related ride report in existence?

    later

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  7. Nightstalker

    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    Oh, why yes, there is!!

    http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=229590

    I think that Montana starts on about page 7.

    tz

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  8. backroadrider

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    I'm new to this posting thing but I'd have to agree there are many great forest service roads up in this area. I've enjoyed exploring around this area using the gps to find many of the ice caves riddling the area.
    Its a great ride to continue on past big pryor mountain to east pryor mountain and then on down to lovell, wy..
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  9. dkazriel

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    I live in Laurel and have never ridden those back roads, now I'm going to have to go check them out!
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