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      The Big "M" trail is located of M-55 between Cadillac and Wellston. The trail offers a variety of terrain to challenge every biking and skiing experience level. Most trails are one-way (clock-wise) and should not be biked backwards. The trail is groomed and the parking lot is plowed in winter. There is also a chalet available for skiers.
      The trail system was designed in the 1970's by Mr. Cabot, a known cross-country ski trail designer. In the 1960's Big "M" was a downhill ski area. There is evidence of the old T-bar above the current warming shelter.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Shuttleable: YES
      AKA: Udell Hills
      Parking google parking directions
      Region Details
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      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails
      25
      Total Distance
      54 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      24 miles
      Total Descent
      7,990 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,103 ft
      Total Vertical
      410 ft
      Reports
      4
      Ridden Counter
      252

      Big M Mountain Bike Routes

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      Enduro Fun Loop #1
      9 miles

      Recent Activity

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      user #862714Roket101addridelogJun 17, 2017 ride log
      Dec 6, 2017 @ 10:53am
      Dec 6, 2017
      user #1403938JoedudaaddridelogNov 2, 2017 ride log
      Nov 2, 2017 @ 2:11pm
      Nov 2, 2017
      user #1200948zdebruineaddtrailNCT (5 mile to 8 mile) and 1 more
      Oct 9, 2017 @ 7:29am
      Oct 9, 2017
      user #926554zoltanicusriddentrailShanty Boy (Big M #25 - #26) and 13 more
      Oct 8, 2017 @ 5:06pm
      Oct 8, 2017
      user #1320457MarcusbradywishlistregionBig M
      Oct 2, 2017 @ 5:51pm
      Oct 2, 2017
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