3,519 ft
232 ft
-251 ft
Avg time

Admiral Rockbar Details

  • Riding area
    Duluth, Minnesota
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
  • Bike type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    One Direction
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Double Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
  • Land Manager
    City of Duluth

After leaving Foxx Rocks you immediately punch up a tightly switch-backed rock knob. You need some serious mountain goat skills to make the top. Then it's a short steep descent back down, very close to the point where you first left Foxx Rocks. The trail peels SE though, and you quickly encounter a very rocky decent (pictured). Keep some momentum to roll over the chunky stuff. Next, you roll out onto open singletrack traversing the hillside overlooking the Haines Road valley before climbing back off into the woods. A few short pedaling sections tie together several steep, rocky descents until you finally bottom out on flat soil near (but not quite at) Skyline Parkway (paved road). Down on this flat spot, the trail whips back around and you begin your difficult ascent. The climbing includes some tight turns, with technical rock features along the way. After you climbed hard for a few minutes you come to the top of a rock knob from which the trail drops down an extremely steep (feels vertical), narrow crack in a tall rock face (maybe 12' high). Ride through some chunky, but more level rock and you're nearly finished. You'll end back on Foxx Rocks, just slightly east of where you left it (to get back to where you started, go left).

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More Stats for Admiral Rockbar mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -18 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,069 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,218 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,186 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,168 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    1,769 ft
  • Distance down
    1,350 ft
  • Distance flat
    400 ft
  • Avg time
  • Avg reverse time
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on Jun 20, 2018
Avg: 4.8 (9 votes)

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Layers winter
Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to admiral-rockbar trailhead (46.761892, -92.166211)
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Admiral Rockbar Trail Reports

Jun 20, 2018 @ 8:12am
1 days
reporter Drying gradually; ride responsibly
Jun 15, 2018 @ 11:28am
Jun 15, 2018
reporter Heavy rain :(
Jun 4, 2018 @ 5:04pm
Jun 4, 2018
reporter Drying out - open!
Jun 3, 2018 @ 4:33am
Jun 3, 2018
reporter Lots of rain in the last couple of days.
Jun 1, 2018 @ 5:53am
Jun 1, 2018
reporter Drying gradually; ride responsibly
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May 8, 2016 @ 7:16am
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Admiral Rockbar, Duluth

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