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      Clay based dirt hard pack single trails around Lake Minnewasta. These trails swoop, turn, and weave in natural berms with constant grade changes. Some of the short climbs are very steep and challenging.

      Referred to generally as the "Morden" trails, the network has gained a strong Manitoba appreciation for very flowy trails. Site for the local historic "Morden Back 40" mountain bike event, where riders of all levels race in different distance categories.

      There are a few routes to enjoy the trails, the main route is counterclockwise starting from the parking area at Colert Beach around the West side of the lake, doubling back at a higher elevation, taking in short distance of gravel road, then plunging back into forested single track and challenging climbs.

      Another choice is an out and back route, mixing the Lower Minnewasta and Upper Minnewasta tails.

      The trails are very sensitive to muck and rutting when wet. Fortunately most of the summers provide ample dry and fast conditions, so if it is wet, not many days are needed to dry out to enjoy them.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
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