3,519 ft
Distance
232 ft
Climb
-251 ft
Descent
00:17:58
Avg time

Admiral Rockbar Details

  • Riding area
    Piedmont
    Duluth, Minnesota
  • Difficulty rating
    Double Black Diamond
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    One Direction
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Double Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • eBike Allowed
    No
  • Global Ranking
    #8349
  • 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
    -0.512%
  • Grade max
    -45.097%
  • Grade min
    31.542%
  • Distance climb
    1,769 ft
  • Distance down
    1,350 ft
  • Distance flat
    400 ft
  • Avg time
    00:17:58
  • Avg reverse time
    00:05:06
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on Oct 30, 2017
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Admiral Rockbar Trail Reports

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