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      Bike Park Closed for Season. Opens on June 3
      The Giants Ridge Bike Park features 10 lift-served gravity (downhill) mountain bike trails Featuring berms, jumps, rollers and rock gardens, our downhill trail system is designed for riders of all ability levels and embraces the scenic but rugged terrain of Giants Ridge.

      Giants Ridge welcomes XC riders to explore our 9.2 miles of purpose-built cross country mountain bike trail winding through the Superior National Forest.
      source: ...
      Primary Trail Type: All-Mountain & Downhill
      Land Status: Ski Resort
      Main Chalet Parking Lot google parking directions
      Activities Click to view
      Bike Park Details
      • 1
      • 10
      • 10
      • 3
      • 2

      Region Status
      Closed as of May 19, 2022
      Day Ticket
      $39 USD
      Uplift Type
      Chair Lift
      Season start
      Jun 3
      Season end
      Oct 2

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      33
      Trails Mountain Bike
      37
      Trails Hike
      10
      Trails Trail Running
      10
      Trails Snowshoe
      10
      Trails Nordic Ski
      11
      Total Distance
      24 miles
      Total Descent
      5,144 ft
      Total Vertical
      478 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,844 ft
      Reports
      168
      Photos
      29
      Ridden Counter
      2,081

      Recent Ride Log Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      Yesterday
      • 0 rides
      Past Week
      • 0 rides

      Photos of Giants Ridge Mountain Bike

      trail: Techonite
      10 |
      Apr 19, 2022 @ 9:33am
      Apr 19, 2022
      trail: Moonshiner
      71 |
      Oct 14, 2020 @ 5:59am
      Oct 14, 2020
      trail: Moonshiner
      62 |
      Oct 14, 2020 @ 5:59am
      Oct 14, 2020
      trail: Moonshiner
      73 |
      Oct 14, 2020 @ 5:59am
      Oct 14, 2020
      trail: Moonshiner
      68 |
      Oct 14, 2020 @ 5:59am
      Oct 14, 2020
      trail: Moonshiner
      104 |
      Oct 14, 2020 @ 5:59am
      Oct 14, 2020
      trail: Moonshiner
      86 |
      Oct 14, 2020 @ 5:59am
      Oct 14, 2020
      trail: Granite Gorge
      124 |
      Sep 8, 2020 @ 7:43am
      Sep 8, 2020

      Videos of Giants Ridge Mountain Bike

      Season ending crash
      trail: Sector 12
      0:14 | 76 | Oct 12, 2020
      Granite Gorge | Giants Ridge | Biwabik, MN
      3:46 | 66 | Oct 7, 2021 , Biwabik
      Techonite | Giants Ridge | Biwabik, MN
      trail: Techonite
      2:44 | 66 | Sep 23, 2021 , Biwabik
      youtuber Is this the best jump line in the midwest?! ||...
      12:27 | 124 | Sep 18, 2021 , Biwabik
      Leapfrog | Giants Ridge | Biwabik, MN
      trail: Leapfrog
      5:08 | 69 | Sep 9, 2021 , Biwabik
      youtuber All I can say is...This Bike Park ROCKS! ||...
      trail: Techonite
      8:57 | 109 | Aug 17, 2021 , Biwabik
      Giants Ridge mountain biking down Sector 12,...
      trail: Sector 12
      5:13 | 132 | Apr 27, 2021 , Biwabik
      Giants Ridge | Biwabik, MN | Mountain Bike |...

      4:56 | 119 | Oct 9, 2020

      Current Trail Warnings

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      Jolly Green
      May 19, 2022 @ 11:17am
      May 19, 2022
      Prevalent Mudbenjaminbartz
      Kitty Cat
      May 19, 2022 @ 11:17am
      May 19, 2022
      Prevalent Mudbenjaminbartz
      Kitty connector
      May 19, 2022 @ 11:17am
      May 19, 2022
      Prevalent Mudbenjaminbartz

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Miners Mile
      May 19, 2022 @ 11:17am
      May 19, 2022
      Prevalent Mudbenjaminbartz
      Moonshiner
      May 19, 2022 @ 11:17am
      May 19, 2022
      Prevalent Mudbenjaminbartz
      Norway
      May 19, 2022 @ 11:17am
      May 19, 2022
      Prevalent Mudbenjaminbartz
      Ore Not
      May 19, 2022 @ 11:17am
      May 19, 2022
      Prevalent Mudbenjaminbartz
      Return to Send'er
      May 19, 2022 @ 11:17am
      May 19, 2022
      Prevalent Mudbenjaminbartz
      Ribbit One
      May 19, 2022 @ 11:17am
      May 19, 2022
      Prevalent Mudbenjaminbartz
      Ribbit Three
      May 19, 2022 @ 11:17am
      May 19, 2022
      Prevalent Mudbenjaminbartz
      Ribbit Two
      May 19, 2022 @ 11:17am
      May 19, 2022
      Prevalent Mudbenjaminbartz
      Ridge Runner
      May 19, 2022 @ 11:17am
      May 19, 2022
      Prevalent Mudbenjaminbartz
      Sector 12
      May 19, 2022 @ 11:17am
      May 19, 2022
      Prevalent Mudbenjaminbartz

      Activity Feed

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      user #1920984benjaminbartzupdateregionGiants Ridge
      May 19, 2022 @ 12:02pm
      May 19, 2022
      user #1920984benjaminbartzaddskillparkLittle Giants Skills Park
      May 19, 2022 @ 11:35am
      May 19, 2022
      user #1920984benjaminbartzaddreportAccess to North Trails and 27 more
      May 19, 2022 @ 11:17am
      May 19, 2022
      user #1184630neffx4updatetrailReturn to Send'er
      May 4, 2022 @ 8:13am
      May 4, 2022
      user #2062573giantsridgeaddphoto in My City
      Apr 19, 2022 @ 9:33am
      Apr 19, 2022

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #2181244GenerationGreentrailMoonshinerChaga!
      Oct 13, 2020 @ 3:12pm
      Oct 13, 2020
      user #853274nedersotantrailGranite GorgeVery fun trail. Call it a “rock surfaced...
      Sep 8, 2020 @ 7:56am
      Sep 8, 2020
      user #853274nedersotantrailLeapfrogOne of the best lower-intermediate jump/flow...
      Jul 14, 2020 @ 1:50pm
      Jul 14, 2020
      user #2192850NLRidestrailGoliathVideo cannot do justice to how rugged this...
      Jul 13, 2020 @ 12:39pm
      Jul 13, 2020
      user #2192850NLRidestrailTadpoleTadpole is currently the easiest downhill...
      Jul 13, 2020 @ 12:31pm
      Jul 13, 2020

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike3718 miles4,298 ft11 miles449 ft
      #2,726#1,33029165858
      Hike107 miles915 ft3 miles479 ft
      #9,342#4,23315212
      Trail Running107 miles915 ft3 miles479 ft
      #9,319#4,205152
      Snowshoe107 miles1,135 ft4 miles476 ft
      #523#289334
      Nordic Ski11
      #6953152
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