2.4 miles
Distance
312 ft
Climb
-309 ft
Descent
00:21:43
Avg time

Home Brew Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Global Ranking
    #213
  • Land Manager

This leg offers many long-travel-bike b-lines, rough bedrock traverses, berms, and features. The terrain is relatively rough, so it's not easy to "flow" or easily maintain a descent speed - you have to work for it a little more! This section is super fun.

It's definitely rideable for intermediates, but is probably a little too challenging for most true novices. Advanced riders will eat it up and there are plenty of optional features to make things even more difficult.

Significant drops are 'gated' - watch for stones marking both sides of the line. Most drops are 1'-2', but at least one drop, near the eastern end, is 3'+. If you're not that keen, there are always obvious/easy alternate routes around these features.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Home Brew mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    3 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,199 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,291 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,259 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,263 ft
  • Grade
    0.027%
  • Grade max
    -26.69%
  • Grade min
    26.089%
  • Distance climb
    4,929 ft
  • Distance down
    1.0 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,571 ft
  • Avg time
    00:21:43
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Status:
on Nov 21, 2016
Freeze/thaw Cycle
Avg: 5 (4 votes)

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Home Brew Trail Reports

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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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Oct 27, 2015 @ 5:56pm
Oct 27, 2015
Home Brew, Duluth
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Oct 15, 2015 @ 7:51am
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Home Brew, Duluth
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Feb 20, 2015 @ 10:05am
Feb 20, 2015
Home Brew, Duluth

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