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All- Weather Trail (AWT) – Easiest

  • The All Weather Trail is known for its unique construction.  While other trails in our region will be defined by the weather, the capped construction of the AWT allows for more riding during wet conditions.  Built with the specs of a beginner trail, you can expect to find a consistent grade down the hill with rollers and berms.

Happy Camper – Easiest 

  • Happy Camper is a 4,700’ long, machine-built flow trail that is our most beginner friendly, featuring lots of rollers and berms. Perfect for your first adventure into gravity-based mountain biking. On days when the lift is not running and trails are open, Happy Camper is the return trail to the top. 
  • Thing 1 & Thing 2 – More Difficult –  The top section of Happy Camper includes optional “B-Lines.”  These lines have large jumps, rollers and berms.  Follow the signs to remain on the easiest line down or to choose the more difficult free ride options of the trail.  Either way, you’ll be happy!!

Candyland – Easiest

  • This 4,600’ long, machine-built flow trail bridges the gap between beginner and intermediate gravity riding.  Candyland features more defined rollers and jumps, and the berms get a little bit tighter.  It is the perfect trail to progress your riding skills!  Beginners who have mastered Happy Camper will find this trail a bit more challenging, while more advanced riders will find many opportunities to catch a little air.  A true crowd pleaser, Candyland was named a model flow trail by the International Mountain Bike Association in 2013. 

Sprung-a-Leek – Easiest

  • This machine-built trail provides the easiest access to the lower trailheads.  Sprung-a-Leek has berms, beginner rock faces and boardwalks with multiple advanced B-lines that offer steep rollovers and possible drops.  With so many options to ride, Sprung-a-Leek can offer a different experience every time down.

Duluth Traverse– Spirit Mountain section – Easiest – XC  

  • The Duluth Traverse connects the city-wide mountain biking hubs via one single-track trail.  The Grand Avenue Chalet is a trailhead for the DT, with a fun section connecting the lower parking lot at Spirit Mountain to the paved section near the Duluth Zoo.  

 Portage – Easiest – XC

  • Portage is a cross-country trail that links the All Weather Trail to the service road.  This section of trail is part of the MN State High School MTB Race.

 The Puker – Easiest – XC 

  • The original name of this climb has hung on over the years.  This is an up-hill specific trail that can be used in many weather conditions.  It is a link to the AWT and is also part of the MN State High School League course.

 Smorgasbord – Difficult / Intermediate 

  • “Smorg” offers 4,700’ of true intermediate, downhill single-track.  Smorgasbord, as the name suggests, truly has a little bit of everything:  High-speed fire road, rock gardens, jumps, drops and wood features, all packed into one amazing downhill trail.

 Rock Candy – Difficult / Intermediate 

  • After a short section of Candyland, Rock Candy breaks off to an open-forest, hand-built trail that leads to the sweat stuff.  The defining feature of is a rock roll directly under the Zip Line at the Adventure Park.  

Anvil – More Difficult / Advanced

  • Anvil is a hand-built trail with a wide variety of elements, including multiple rock gardens and rock faces, along with some drops and jumps that mix with the hand-built feel. It will challenge you and make you smile.  Experienced riders only.  

 Boot – More Difficult / Advanced

  • Boot has the feeling of an all-mountain trail with an overall advanced rating and some possible double black options in the future.  Long turns and an open forest lead to large boulders and optional rock drops.

Blaster – More Difficult / Advanced

  • It might not sound long at 900’ but hold onto your saddle!  Blaster is a more difficult, downhill single-track trail filled with rocks and steep slopes.  Experienced riders only.

Knowlton Rocks  – More Difficult / Advanced

  • Born in the days of old with the newness of the current trails, this section of trail has challenged many riders over the years. The rock garden has multiple lines that range in difficulty from steep rock faces to a full-on rock drop. The trail then leads to the refurbished jump section, including a wooden drop.

Wild Cat – More Difficult / Advanced

  • “The Cat” is 1,000’ of fun!  Wild Cat is an advanced free-ride trail.  Features include steep rock faces, drops and jumps.  Several sections feature optional lines for you to choose your own adventure.  Some lines are more difficult than others, but all are sure to test your bike handling skills and put a smile on your face. Experienced riders only.

 Wrecking Ball – More Difficult / Advanced

  • A hand-built single track, this downhill trail is tight and fast, filled with rock faces and tight trees that keep you on your game. Experienced riders only.

 Calculated Risk – Most Difficult / Expert

  • Calculated Risk is 3,500’ of expert level downhill riding with large jumps and lots of rock.  This trail features the highest level of difficulty on the hill.  Big high-speed jumps and high consequence rock faces give this trail its expert rating.  Experienced riders only. 

 Boss Hog – Most Difficult / Expert

  • “The Boss” is an expert-level, short jump trail with gap jumps (6′-8′ gaps).  There is no user-friendly ride around on this trail.  Experienced riders only.  

Greenman – Most Difficult / Expert

  • A true Duluth original, Greenman saw its start in the early 2000s at the hands of a dedicated crew of local volunteers looking to make more DH oriented trails in town.  The trail has stood the test of time and remains a favorite among the locals as an homage to the old-school style.  Right from the get-go the trail gets steep, tight and rough with drops, jumps and surprises around every corner.  For those looking for some classic hand-built gnar, this is the trail for you.  Experienced riders only.  

Moonman – Most Difficult / Expert

  • This historic section of what once was Greenman has been revamped and taken to a whole new level.  Mix in the flow of berms, drops, rocks and jumps and this trail will take you to the moon!  Experienced riders only.  

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