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The North 40

The North 40 perimeter loop circles our house on Mountain View Trail. One time around the perimeter is 1.1 miles and climbs down and out of 2 deep draws. The mid point roadside elevation is approximately 6510′.

North Property 40 Loop

  • Distance: 1.3 Mile Loop
  • Elevation Change: 230′
  • Difficulty: Moderate to Strenuous

Mountainview Trail Upper Property Line to Junction

  • Distance: 2.1
  • Elevation Gain: 254’
  • Difficulty: Easy

Mountain View Trail House to Junction

  • Distance: 1.8 Miles down and back
  • Elevation Gain: 208′
  • Difficulty: Easy

Mountain View Trail Loop

  • Distance: 2.58 Mile Loop
  • Elevation Gain: 380′
  • Difficulty: Moderate

North 40 “T”

  • Distance: 1.2 Miles Out and Back
  • Elevation Gain: 177′
  • Difficulty: Moderate

Our Previous Hikes

Mule Deer

North Forty, September 2015

Annual September trip to the North Forty. Phil managed to get enough vacation days to string together 9 days. It was Phil’s first extended visit since the house was finished last year. The 2 sofas had been delivered after my last visit out, so we had a nice comfy place to sit. It was a […]

Bridger Mountains

Good Morning from the North 40

Good morning Montana!  The temperature at 11 am is 66 degrees and it is a glorious sunny day. The wind is blowing steadily. All of the grasses are beginning to go to seed and it looks so pretty blowing in the breeze. Hopefully, today, we can open the house up.

Mountain View Trail

North 40 Hike

Morning hike by myself. I hiked clockwise the Mountain View Trail Loop and the North 40 “T” in 1 hour and 12 minutes. I stopped and took a lot of pictures along the way.  Of course, I had to take pictures of flowers as well as the landscape.  I uploaded the hike on my Ramblr […]

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