12.4 miles
Distance
976 ft
Climb
-976 ft
Descent
1,372 ft
High Point

12 mile long route for the 2021 Oremageddon, put on by the Cuyuna Lakes Mountain Bike Crew

Detailed Description
2021 Oremageddon - 12 Miler is a 12 mile easy 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 10 trails. This route climbs 976 ft with a max elevation of 1,372 ft then descends -976 ft.
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15 Reviews & Comments

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trusstruss (Aug 5, 2022 at 5:27)
What they said above. Well worth the price. It should be noted that climbing at Cuyuna (including on this trail) is easier than most other trail systems. Why? First, because there’s less of it. Second, the pitches never get that steep. I did 90% of the trails and never had to lean forward once and never wished for an easier gear. Third, the trails are on the smooth side and techy uphills aren’t really a thing here. Fourth, there aren’t dozens of tight switchbacks on a specific trail. Cuyuna is easier riding on average, and all this is a testament to the genius of the trail builders. That said, Sand Hog’s ascent will definitely test your endurance, but it could be much worse.
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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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trusstruss (Aug 3, 2022 at 17:53)
Trail Roly Poly
Roll Poly is amazing. Super fast and fun descent. One of the best trails at Cuyuna (it’s a long list). Note that the Trailforks map partly mislabels this trail and Crusher—see map on the trail for accurate labeling and which trail is where.
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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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fatbottomgirl (Aug 31, 2021 at 17:06)
Trail Roly Poly
This is a fantastic trail system. Great for families as well as for advanced riders. This super fun trail is a favorite!!!
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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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ShredderRodney (Sep 29, 2020 at 21:46)
Probably the best trail in the main unit, killer of a climb but one heck of a booker on the downhill, probably DH in the main unit.
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GaryTargaryen (Jul 24, 2020 at 13:52)
Definitely one of the signature trails at Cuyuna. The climb may be a challenge for beginners but you have a scenic overlook up top, a bench if you want to chill for a second, and a very long, flowy descent by Minnesotan standards. If you’re here I would highly recommend hitting this one. Was my favorite trail there until Winze arrived.
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rydog450r (Aug 3, 2019 at 8:23)
Trail Roly Poly
Awesome views and exposure
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absquared (Jul 7, 2019 at 16:27)
What a slag to pay the price. And then 40kph down screaming berms! One of the best runs in Central North America!
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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
    Green
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    29
More Stats for 2021 Oremageddon - 12 Miler mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    1,206 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,228 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,227 ft
  • Grade
    -0%
  • Grade max
    -19.9%
  • Grade min
    29.8%
  • Distance climb
    4 miles
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    4 miles
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