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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
      Land Status: National Forest
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      Region Details
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      • 18

      Region Status
      Caution as of Sep 9, 2021

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      30
      Trails Mountain Bike
      30
      Trails E-Bike
      3
      Trails Hike
      30
      Trails Trail Running
      30
      Trails Nordic Ski
      27
      Total Distance
      39 miles
      Total Descent
      4,404 ft
      Total Vertical
      379 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,079 ft
      Reports
      100
      Photos
      16
      Ridden Counter
      4,166

      Photos of Big M Mountain Bike

      33 |
      Sep 9, 2021 @ 12:16pm
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      27 |
      Sep 9, 2021 @ 12:14pm
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      27 |
      Sep 9, 2021 @ 12:14pm
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      43 |
      Aug 6, 2021 @ 5:58pm
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      28 |
      Aug 6, 2021 @ 5:55pm
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      35 |
      Aug 6, 2021 @ 5:52pm
      Aug 6, 2021

      Videos of Big M Mountain Bike

      youtuber Come Race With Me - Elite Men Big M State...

      15:29 | 136 | Oct 29, 2020
      youtuber Big M Mountain Bike State Championships -...

      39:29 | 132 | Oct 27, 2020
      youtuber Come Race With Me - Big M Elite 40+ - Look at...

      15:08 | 262 | Aug 11, 2020
      youtuber Big M MTB Challenge 2020 - Elite Men 40+

      1:46:05 | 187 | Jul 29, 2020

      Recent Trail Reports

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      user #1598599Jeduncan14083wishlisttrailBullwacker (Big M #17 -#34)
      Jan 26, 2023 @ 7:38pm
      Jan 26, 2023
      user #1817820LebmartinwishlistregionBig M
      Dec 30, 2022 @ 2:09pm
      Dec 30, 2022
      user #2615308KaptainK2wishlistregionBig M
      Nov 20, 2022 @ 1:50pm
      Nov 20, 2022
      user #1598599Jeduncan14083wishlistregionBig M
      Nov 17, 2022 @ 4:25pm
      Nov 17, 2022
      user #2743801BobTheUnicornwishlistrouteLumberjack 100 CCW lap
      Oct 27, 2022 @ 6:45am
      Oct 27, 2022

      Recent Comments

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      user #2192907steelispossiblyrealtrailGreen LoopEven though this is rated blue it has a lot...
      Aug 6, 2021 @ 6:07pm
      Aug 6, 2021
      user #2192907steelispossiblyrealtrailBarber Chair (Big M #31 - #32)Going green to red is a super rad enduro...
      Aug 6, 2021 @ 6:02pm
      Aug 6, 2021
      user #2192907steelispossiblyrealtrailRoad Monkey (Big M #27 - #28)Definitely not black diamond. Pretty chill but...
      Aug 6, 2021 @ 6:01pm
      Aug 6, 2021
      user #2192907steelispossiblyrealtrailBig M #26 - #27Definitely not black diamond. Pretty chill but...
      Aug 6, 2021 @ 6:01pm
      Aug 6, 2021
      user #2192907steelispossiblyrealtrailShanty Boy (Big M #25 - #26)Going clockwise from 29-26 is pretty boring...
      Aug 6, 2021 @ 6:00pm
      Aug 6, 2021

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike3039 miles4,403 ft16 miles381 ft
      #1,414#772161004889
      E-Bike34,219 ft3 ft2,280 ft20 ft
      82
      Hike3039 miles4,403 ft16 miles381 ft
      #1,068#66910012
      Trail Running3039 miles4,403 ft16 miles381 ft
      #1,074#6661002
      Nordic Ski2738 miles4,400 ft16 miles381 ft
      3
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