9 miles
Distance
1,528 ft
Climb
-1,482 ft
Descent
1,171 ft
High Point

Northern Michigan University XC race course

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More Stats for NMU Trail Celebration 2018 mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    46 ft
  • Altitude min
    811 ft
  • Altitude start
    851 ft
  • Altitude end
    897 ft
  • Grade
    0.095%
  • Grade max
    -36.507%
  • Grade min
    30.684%
  • Distance climb
    4 miles
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,152 ft
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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
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  • Variable
  • Dry
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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