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Stark Mountain Ride


Bob Lamley will lead this ride Saturday 13 August 2016.

Location: North Tarkio. Easy 40 mile ride with great views.

Directions: I 90 Tarkio exit #61. From I -90 and Reserve St Missoula, take I-90 west 40 miles to exit #61. Exit right (north) onto Tarkio Loop Road.

0.2 mi Tarkio Loop Road veers left. Stay on Tarkio Loop Road.

1.1 mi turn right onto Nemote Creek road (also FS 454). At this junction note Stark Mountain sign).

2.0 pass over War Horse cattle guard.

2.2 pass War Horse Lane junction. Stay on Nemote Creek road which is start of gravel road.

3.6 & 3.7 mi Pass horse corral, pass mansion

4.4 mi turn right at junction of South Fork Nemote road (also FS 9915)

4.6 mi parking area on right thru gate (and a few more straight ahead around curve at cemetery).

Time: Riders depart unloading/parking area at 9:30 to ride Nemote creek drainage loop. After lunch we will ride to Stark mountain lookout tower at 7349 ft to view nine mile and surrounding area.

Bring lunch and liquids.