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Montana Mountain, Carcross: See 9 reviews, articles, and 6 photos of Montana Mountain, ranked No.3 on Tripadvisor among 3 attractions in Carcross. The Carcross trails generally ride well in all conditions. Whether youre looking for a recreational cabin or a spot for your dream home, have a look at this Carcross property. Wind carries “loess” from the St. Elias Range and Kluane Icefields, which is deposited over Montana Mountain and the Carcross area. The excellent single-track trails on Carcross Montana Mountain are world-famous for mountain biking. SHIFT is a half-hour documentary about the indigenous youth from Carcross, Yukon who have spent the past 10 years converting traditional trails around their town in to a world-class mountain biking destination -- and transforming their community and themselves along the way. Ride the Carcross Mountain Biking Trails. The hill slightly to the right (northwest) in the same direction is Sugarloaf Hill. Montana Mountain is a large massif of volcanic origin found just south of the village of Carcross, Yukon. For anyone who enjoys great mountainous scenery, being away from the city and riding their bike in peaceful serenity. Montana Mountain was formed when the ancient Kula Plate was subducting under southwestern Yukon during the Late Cretaceous period. Mountain Biking on Montana Mountain in Carcross, Yukon. Carcross also boasts the world-class Montana Mountain biking and hiking trails, built and maintained by local Indigenous youth since 2006, through the Single Track to Success (S2S) program. According to Yukon Tourism, the First Nation’s presence in Yukon dates back 30,000 – 50,000 years. In fact, this is how the “Carcross Desert,” known as the smallest desert in the world, was formed. The mountain behind Montana (southeast) with the steep rock face is Mount Matheson. (The indigenous people of Yukon are referred to as First Nations.) Owner`s Description: Only rarely does a property that combines all the best aspects of a Yukon lifestyle become available for purchase. The Carcross/Tagish First Nation people have a long history with Montana Mountain. Carcross is also on the White Pass and Yukon Route railway. 1 Montana Mountain Road , Carcross, YK, Y0B1B0. History. Carcross is mainly known for its world class mountain biking on the near-by Montana Mountain, and for the nearby Carcross Desert, often referred to as the "world's smallest desert." The massif is a grouping of mountains that encompass an area of approximately 180 square kilometers. Looking back towards Carcross (north) slightly to the left (northeast) is Brute Mountain. Montana Mountain is across Bennett Lake and offers some of the world's best mountain biking. The trail is primarily used for hiking, running, and nature trips. Montana Mountain is a 10.6 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Carcross, Yukon, Canada that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as difficult. has 846 members. For mountainbike enthusiasts who enjoy fast, flowy cross country trails and some fast crazy downhill trails with natural rock skinnies, drops and jumps. Montana Mountain is a deeply eroded Late Cretaceous stratovolcano located south of Carcross, Yukon, Canada.As well as its main peak, the mountain includes many sub-peaks and contains felsic pyroclastics and flows; typically altered and orange-weathering. The train tracks on the mountain lead to the White Pass & Yukon Route station back in Carcross. Many trails around Carcross were built by mountain biking enthusiasts and are open to hikers and bikers. The trails are narrow single track and only wide enough for one rider at a time. 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