Nice flowing singletrack with some topography: sustained climb if you're "westbound" or ripping descent if you're "eastbound".
Climbers: catch your breath at one of the several fantastic overlooks of the Duluth/Superior harbor.
Descenders: check your speed. Some of the berms are too tight to completely let go of the brake leavers and they also tend to drop out from underneath you a bit.
SIDE NOTE: Valley Girl - a double black diamond - is an alternate line to Skyline and the lower portion of it has some of Duluth's most gnarly trail...with a 30' bedrock roll-down and lots of chunky roots. COGGS recommends body armor for this portion.
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More Stats for Skyline (Duluth Traverse) mountain bike trail
Altitude change130 ft
Altitude min1,060 ft
Altitude max1,232 ft
Altitude start1,060 ft
Altitude end1,190 ft
Distance climb2,603 ft
Distance down1,349 ft
Distance flat365 ft
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Skyline (Duluth... Trail Reports
Dec 12, 2016 @ 5:58amDec 12, 2016
|Fresh snow cover (2"-4")|
Dec 7, 2016 @ 1:34pmDec 7, 2016
|Winter is here!|
Nov 21, 2016 @ 7:05amNov 21, 2016
|Please only ride when thoroughly frozen!|
Nov 15, 2016 @ 12:24pmNov 15, 2016
|Rain today; heading into freeze/thaw cycle of shoulder season|
Aug 23, 2016 @ 10:31amAug 23, 2016
Routes with this trail
|Gitchee Gumee Traverse race||45.1 miles|
|Duluth Traverse||39.2 miles|
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