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New Video Shows Helena Trails “Unite Us”

A new YouTube video with the message “our trails unite us” features three different types of Helena trail users on the Mount Helena Trail System who eventually converge at Mount Ascension with an overlook of the Helena Valley. Prickly Pear Land Trust is the community leader in the expansion and maintenance of the local trails system.

The Helena Independent Record reports the video was conceived and created by avid trail user John Doran and a company called SOVRN Creative to “bridge a divide that’s grown” among trail runners, trail hikers and mountain bikers.

In the video (1:41 in length) all three trail users depart from the same parking lot at about the same time, enjoy their trail experience, and by happenstance meet up on Mount Ascension. No words are spoken in the video. The city of Helena is working on an update of its Open Lands Recreation Plan.