9.2 miles
Distance
596 ft
Climb
-593 ft
Descent
1,335 ft
High Point

3.7 INCH TIRE WIDTH MINIMUM REQUIRED

Route for the 15K length race as part of the 45NRTH Whiteout Virtual Event. Route follows trails as signed.

The 45NRTH Whiteout is raced on the Cuyuna Lakes Mountain Bike Trails, located in the Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area near Crosby & Ironton, MN, featuring 20 miles of groomed singletrack mountain bike trails. The 45NRTH Whiteout has 2 different races & rides, depending on your mood: 30k & 15k.

Detailed Description
2021 45NRTH Whiteout 15K is a 9 mile intermediate race route located near Crosby Minnesota. This mountain bike only route can be used one direction and has a moderate overall physical rating. This route includes 7 trails. This route climbs 596 ft with a max elevation of 1,335 ft then descends -593 ft.
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8 Reviews & Comments

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trusstruss (Aug 5, 2022 at 5:17)
Great green trail (as most greens at Cuyuna are). Good riding in itself but also acts as the spine of this cluster to get from trail to trail. My one beef with this cluster is that you can’t (that I could figure out; maybe a dirt road is the way) do the East section and then the west section of trails here. Therefore, you have to start with the west section first as Galloping Goose will transfer you west to east. Strange since the trailhead parking lot is east. Again, locals may know how to manage this easier, but I finally took the trail on the south side of the lake to get to the west side.
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ClarkBremer (Sep 9, 2021 at 12:10)
On the DNR Maps, this is called Galloping Goose.
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ClarkBremer (Sep 9, 2021 at 12:08)
The last 1000 ft or so on the east end between switchback-south and dragline is actually two-way - allowing access from Portsmouth Campground.
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ShredderRodney (Sep 29, 2020 at 21:51)
Best nang for your buck climb to downhill ratio, love the berms all the way down too, great addition! Only downside is if you choose to stay on Galloping goose you have to go through the horrendous unpumpable rollers
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Skywaalk3r (Aug 18, 2018 at 8:41)
This trail is great, it’s very smooth with great flow!
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Kirschen (Jul 3, 2018 at 5:00)
Loop around North side of Mucker Mountain is also known as "Little Sidewinder"
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Kirschen (Jul 3, 2018 at 4:57)
Also known as "Boot Camp"
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xfire7 (Jun 23, 2018 at 15:05)
Fun trail. Lots of B lines to jump. Full of berms. Anyone can ride
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  • Race Course
  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
    Fat
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    54
More Stats for 2021 45NRTH Whiteout 15K mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    1,206 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,244 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,247 ft
  • Grade max
    -19.9%
  • Grade min
    17.1%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    3 miles
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