30 miles
Distance
5,174 ft
Climb
-6,797 ft
Descent
4,268 ft
High Point

Route linking up trails to the tops of three mountains around Grand Forks. Start at thimble, Saddle in the middle, and Harpold to finish it off. Should be a fun day with great views

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Kettle River Mountain Bikers' Association (www.kettlerivermba.com)
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Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Point to Point
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Extreme
More Stats for GF Tripple Crown mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -1,623 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,690 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,351 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,728 ft
  • Grade
    -1.024%
  • Grade max
    -60.339%
  • Grade min
    40.854%
  • Distance climb
    11 miles
  • Distance down
    17 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
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Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail transparency

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

traildateconditiondescription
Needles
Jun 18, 2018 @ 8:46am
3 days
MANY TREES DOWN! and some sections of the trail are a bit "lost". reporter
Thimble Mountain
Jun 18, 2018 @ 8:44am
3 days
Many trees down, approx 20 varying in size. Most in the first 1500m and last 1000m. The center section of the trail has been cleared by a dirt biker. reporter
Saddle Lake Climb
Jun 11, 2018 @ 6:55pm
Jun 11, 2018
reporter
Saddle Lake Descent
Jun 11, 2018 @ 6:40pm
Jun 11, 2018
Large tree down across trail at the bottom/rail grade. reporter
Lower Harpold
Apr 30, 2018 @ 5:42pm
Apr 30, 2018
Very muddy section where the trail and atv club road meets about half way. Basically a small creek running down the trail for 20-50 feet. Use caution, go slow and DO NOT go around the mud. It only widens the trail causing more damage. reporter
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