16.9 miles
Distance
1,320 ft
Climb
-1,326 ft
Descent
993 ft
High Point

preferred direction 17 mile route

Detailed Description
Bens Route is a 17 mile moderately popular intermediate route located near Superior Wisconsin. This mountain bike only route. This route includes 4 trails. This route climbs 1,320 ft with a max elevation of 993 ft then descends -1,326 ft.
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5 Reviews & Comments

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namdoogttam COGGS (Aug 3, 2021 at 5:12)
Feels very remote, nothing but you, the bears, and the woods. The bottom end has dramatic hairpin turns overlooking steep forested ravines.
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Skywaalk3r (Aug 11, 2018 at 21:24)
Trail Ninja Beaver
First half of this trail coming off of Valley West is extremely overgrown. Could definitely use some cleanup.. the second half of the trail was fun though.
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Skywaalk3r (Aug 11, 2018 at 21:22)
One of my favorite trails at Mission Creek!
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BigMesa (Jul 17, 2018 at 12:01)
This is a spectacular breath-taking trail that is quite adventurous to ride. I look forward to ride it again!!
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michaelmckenzie BSMTB (Jul 21, 2015 at 21:17)
Trail Loki
If you're in Duluth this trail is a must do. Super flowly and bermtastic. Make sure you ride the loop so you ride this last though.
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Trails in Route

Porcupine Passage4,921 ft
Ninja Beaver5,200 ft
Indigenous Land5 miles
Loki2 miles

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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
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  • Ridelogs
    20
More Stats for Bens Route mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -5 ft
  • Altitude min
    614 ft
  • Altitude start
    787 ft
  • Altitude end
    781 ft
  • Grade max
    -35.8%
  • Grade min
    21.2%
  • Distance climb
    7 miles
  • Distance down
    6 miles
  • Distance flat
    4 miles
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Loki
Jan 7, 2023 @ 8:13pm
Jan 7, 2023
No grooming, recent snowshoe pack.
Indigenous Land
Oct 9, 2022 @ 5:29pm
Oct 9, 2022
Ninja Beaver
Sep 3, 2022 @ 7:46pm
Sep 3, 2022
Porcupine Passage
Aug 24, 2022 @ 7:50am
Aug 24, 2022
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