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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
ContributeDetails
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular

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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Built with flow and mountain biking as the primary use, this new trail system takes advantage of the seemingly never ending hills and ridges in a beautiful mature hardwood forest. Located just outside of Bellaire and taking advantage of the same topography as the now gone NORBA nationals trails at Schuss, Glacial Hills is one of the most exciting trails being built in the lower peninsula.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Parking google parking directions
      Links
      Region Details
      • 2
      • 13
      • 33
      • 32

      Region Status
      Open as of Nov 4, 2019
      Local Trail Association
      local trail association
      (www.glacialhillstrails.org)

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #113
      State Ranking
      #1
      Trails (view details)
      80
      Trails Mountain Bike
      80
      Trails Hike
      80
      Trails Trail Running
      80
      Trails Snowshoe
      80
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      80
      Total Distance
      28 miles
      Total Descent
      5,230 ft
      Total Vertical
      381 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,010 ft
      Reports
      220
      Photos
      34
      Ridden Counter
      11,476

      Glacial Hills Pathway Mountain Bike Routes

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      West Valley
      3 miles
      Switchbacks
      2 miles
      Outer Loop
      18 miles
      Rolling Hills
      5 miles
      Bear Den
      3 miles
      Wall
      2 miles
      Crown
      2 miles
      Dear Run
      4 miles
      Maple Leaf
      2 miles
      Never Never Land
      5 miles

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Past Week
      • 2 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance

      Photos of Glacial Hills Pathway Mountain Bike

      trail: GH #51 - #52
      15 |
      Aug 28, 2019 @ 6:19pm
      Aug 28, 2019
      trail: GH #51 - #52
      16 |
      Aug 28, 2019 @ 6:19pm
      Aug 28, 2019
      trail: GH #51 - #52
      3 |
      Aug 28, 2019 @ 6:18pm
      Aug 28, 2019
      trail: GH #51 - #52
      2 |
      Aug 28, 2019 @ 6:18pm
      Aug 28, 2019

      Videos of Glacial Hills Pathway Mountain Bike

      Fatbiking Glacial Hills - Bellaire, MI
      6:44 | 66 | Apr 5, 2019
      Glacial Fall
      11:04 | 76 | Apr 5, 2019
      Quick clip from a leafy day at Glacial Hils
      trail: GH TH - #1
      0:51 | 151 | Apr 23, 2018 , Bellaire
      Glacial Hills fall fun
      trail: GH TH - #1
      3:16 | 130 | Apr 23, 2018 , Bellaire

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1968703Mlorenz242riddentrailGH #7 - #18 and 8 more
      Oct 30, 2019 @ 2:19am
      Oct 30, 2019
      user #1958514StromboliwishlisttrailGH #1 - #2 and 63 more
      Oct 27, 2019 @ 3:28pm
      Oct 27, 2019
      user #1566533Castor66riddentrailGH #23 - #24
      Oct 26, 2019 @ 11:05pm
      Oct 26, 2019
      user #526344klostrowskiaddreportGH #17 - #20 and 18 more
      Sep 29, 2019 @ 1:41pm
      Sep 29, 2019
      user #1750883DawngrossvotetrailGH #17 - #20
      Sep 18, 2019 @ 8:02pm
      Sep 18, 2019

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1264034i81fish2reportGH #16 - #17repaired
      Dec 3, 2017 @ 6:16am
      Dec 3, 2017
      user #1266095glacialhillstrailGH TH - #1This report is located just east of marker #48...
      Jan 12, 2017 @ 9:38am
      Jan 12, 2017

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Browns Creek 1 513.4 km
      Avalanche Preserve 2 5 118.5 km
      Boyne Mountain Resort 3 5 5 119.1 km
      Leelanau State Park 120.3 km
      VASA Pathway 9 10 920.6 km

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