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      Region Details
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      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      207
      Trails Mountain Bike
      162
      Trails E-Bike
      16
      Trails Horse
      3
      Trails Hike
      161
      Trails Trail Running
      161
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      8
      Trails Observed Trials
      5
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      8
      Trails Snowmobile
      5
      Trails Snowshoe
      13
      Trails Nordic Ski
      73
      Total Distance
      350 miles
      Total Descent
      16,168 ft
      Total Vertical
      826 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,429 ft
      Reports
      437
      Photos
      81
      Ridden Counter
      6,607

      Popular Houghton County Mountain Biking Trails

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      Time Trial
      Michigan Tech Trails
      Sure Wood Trail
      Michigan Tech Trails
      Bobsled Loop
      Michigan Tech Trails
      Just Mite
      Michigan Tech Trails
      Don't Think
      Michigan Tech Trails
      Applesauce Trail
      Swedetown Trails
      Outer Limits Loop
      Michigan Tech Trails
      Gonzo Trail
      Michigan Tech Trails
      Applesauce Prequel Trail
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      Yew Too Loop
      Michigan Tech Trails
      Hillside Trail
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      Cable Connector Trail
      Swedetown Trails
      Farmer's Well Loop
      Swedetown Trails
      Walk About Trail
      Michigan Tech Trails
      Edwards Trail
      Michigan Tech Trails

      Houghton County Mountain Bike Routes

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      Six Mile Loop
      Hancock
      6 miles
      Michigan Tech- Flow Trail Ride
      Michigan Tech Trails
      2 miles
      Michigan Tech - Technical Trails Ride
      Houghton
      6 miles
      Houghton Mountain Biking
      Michigan Tech Trails
      10 miles
      Aerobic Adventure Ride
      Houghton
      11 miles
      Michigan Tech Easy Loop
      Houghton
      4 miles
      MTU Easy Green Loop
      Michigan Tech Trails
      5 miles
      Michigan Tech Collegiate MTB Race - Michigan Tech Dual Slalom race
      Michigan Tech Trails
      876 ft
      Michigan Tech Collegiate MTB Race - Michigan Tech Short Track XC race
      Michigan Tech Trails
      1 mile
      6 mile Michigan Tech Trails Ridepopular ridelog6 miles

      Recent Ride Log Activity in Region

      Today
      • 3 rides
      Yesterday
      • 6 rides
      Past Week
      • 40 rides

      Photos of Houghton County Mountain Bike

      trail: Skyway
      31 |
      Dec 23, 2023 @ 3:47pm
      Dec 23, 2023
      21 |
      Sep 22, 2023 @ 10:46am
      Sep 22, 2023
      12 |
      Sep 22, 2023 @ 10:46am
      Sep 22, 2023
      5 |
      Aug 17, 2023 @ 11:42am
      Aug 17, 2023
      9 |
      Aug 15, 2023 @ 7:04pm
      Aug 15, 2023
      11 |
      Aug 15, 2023 @ 7:04pm
      Aug 15, 2023
      5 |
      Aug 14, 2023 @ 8:01pm
      Aug 14, 2023
      8 |
      Aug 14, 2023 @ 8:01pm
      Aug 14, 2023

      Videos of Houghton County Mountain Bike

      Fun Rock Garden
      11 | Jul 14, 2023
      Fall 2021 DJs to Don't Think
      100 | Aug 24, 2022
      Fall 2021 DJs to Don't Think
      | Aug 24, 2022
      Just Mite Mountain Biking - GoPro Hero 11
      trail: Just Mite
      2:16 | 57 | Sep 16, 2023 , Houghton
      Review of Swedetown Recreation Area Calumet,...

      10:23 | 77 | Sep 9, 2022
      MTU Tech Trails 'Hairy Toad' Aug-23-2020
      2:13 | 535 | Oct 8, 2020 , Houghton
      MTU trail 'Time Trial' ride-by Aug-22-2020
      trail: Time Trial
      0:52 | 297 | Oct 5, 2020 , Houghton

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      Mar 11, 2024 @ 7:54am
      Mar 11, 2024
      TechnoGearswishlistregionactivity #49890368
      Mar 10, 2024 @ 4:31pm
      Mar 10, 2024
      y4mV0Driddentrailactivity #49220677
      Feb 16, 2024 @ 8:39am
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      Feb 4, 2024 @ 4:44am
      Feb 4, 2024

      Recent Comments

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      LwunderlichtrailChassell To HoughtonYou were riding thru peoples back yards
      Jul 11, 2023 @ 12:42pm
      Jul 11, 2023
      MashOrtrailOuter Limits LoopMuch of this loop has been recently reworked...
      Sep 10, 2022 @ 9:15pm
      Sep 10, 2022
      MashOrtrailEdwards TrailThis trail earns its black rating because of...
      Sep 10, 2022 @ 8:55pm
      Sep 10, 2022
      haileepetoskytrailGrill HouseRode this trail on 5/17/22 and it was in...
      May 18, 2022 @ 6:56am
      May 18, 2022
      fatbottomgirltrailBack Country TrailThis is a great trail system with lots of...
      Sep 7, 2021 @ 2:48pm
      Sep 7, 2021

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike161268 miles11,604 ft98 miles705 ft
      7943398,883
      E-Bike16142 miles1,801 ft48 miles702 ft
      19359
      Horse3122 miles1,460 ft43 miles702 ft
      37
      Hike161283 miles12,585 ft104 miles827 ft
      2424382
      Trail Running161282 miles12,651 ft104 miles827 ft
      425454
      Dirtbike/Moto8144 miles2,533 ft61 miles702 ft
      373
      Observed Trials522 miles1,073 ft18 miles594 ft
      11
      ATV/ORV/OHV8144 miles2,533 ft61 miles702 ft
      375
      Snowmobile5137 miles1,542 ft46 miles702 ft
      3
      Snowshoe1313 miles735 ft4 miles643 ft
      3474
      Nordic Ski72189 miles4,701 ft65 miles705 ft
      1101,433
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