Classified as a DIFFICULT (one of only three trails rated completely difficult in the Hills) trail by the Black Hills National Forest Service. The trail is made up of single track. Offering a breathtaking view to the north and west into Wyoming at the summit of the 5800 Crow Peak. A visitors notebook records your visit. Starting at 4200 feet, it climbs to the top in 3.7 miles.
From Deadwood Bicycles, exit left from the parking lot and drive north, taking US85 to I-90 West to Exit #14, Jackson Blvd. Proceed several blocks to the light. Right on Main. Go to the third light, about 1.5miles, turn left on Hillsview Rd/ Utah Blvd. Go about five miles south, toward the hills. The road is mostly straight, when it turns sharply right, and starts to go up, turn left at Higgins Gulch Road. About three miles on washboard gravel, to the trail head that is on the right.
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