1,354 ft
-200 ft
Avg time

DM Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Double Black Diamond
  • Trail type
  • Bike type
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Climb Difficulty
    Double Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
  • TTFs on trail
    Drop, Rock Face
  • Global Ranking
  • Land Manager

From the exposed rock dome at the top, head down to the southwest - watch for trail name signs, since there are a number of other runs starting near this same spot. The track begins with some generally steep wooded singletrack and a few rocky drops, before you come to the first of several very steep (near vertical) bedrock 'roll-downs' (depends on how you ride them). Notice that there is a short portion of the trail where you are sharing (riding on) Skyline, before leaving that trail again - keep you head up and watch for the sign. The first big bedrock decent is perhaps roughly 12' down. The subsequent big ones might be more like 15' from crest to bottom. As the track continues, several more steep drops are encountered. There is a short break in the decent about 3/4 of the way down, where you're crossing a flatter sort of plateau, as well as Skyline trail again, before the final short, but very gnarly rock-riddled descent to the paved road (Skyline Parkway).

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More Stats for DM mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -200 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,073 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,274 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,274 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,073 ft
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance down
    1,331 ft
  • Distance flat
    22 ft
  • Avg time
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on Nov 21, 2016
Freeze/thaw Cycle
Avg: 5 (2 votes)

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DM Trail Reports

Nov 21, 2016 @ 7:05am
Nov 21, 2016
Please only ride when thoroughly frozen!
Nov 15, 2016 @ 12:24pm
Nov 15, 2016
Rain today; heading into freeze/thaw cycle of shoulder season
Aug 23, 2016 @ 10:31am
Aug 23, 2016
Aug 16, 2016 @ 6:12am
Aug 16, 2016
Aug 4, 2016 @ 5:34am
Aug 4, 2016
Early AM rains - will need a couple of days of sun/wind
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Jul 12, 2004 @ 1:22am
Jul 12, 2004
DM, Duluth

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