1,450 ft
Distance
16 ft
Climb
-6 ft
Descent
00:01:30
Avg time
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  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Gateway Trails
    La Crosse, Wisconsin
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T1 Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC, Fat
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm
  • Global Ranking
    #13000 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #18868 in Trail Running
    • #15074 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    80 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 75 in Trail Running
    • 45 in Hiking
  • Year Opened
    2020
  • Land Manager
    Outdoor Recreation Alliance "ORA Trails"

Easy Beginner Modern Flow Trail for Mountain Biking and Hiking.

New in July of 2020, part of the Grandad Bluff Trails as a partnership with City of La Crosse / Outdoor Recreation Alliance (ORA Trails) / IMBA Trail Solutions / VeloCity Projects, and Built By Rock Solid Trail Contractors.

Compass is a reference to a trail that once existed in the 1950's in this location.

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More Stats for Compass Loop (South) multi-use trail trail
  • Altitude change
    10 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,198 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,214 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,204 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,214 ft
  • Grade
    0.7%
  • Grade max
    -1.8%
  • Grade min
    5.3%
  • Distance climb
    495 ft
  • Distance down
    581 ft
  • Distance flat
    374 ft
  • Avg time
    00:01:30
  • Avg reverse time
    00:01:23
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on Apr 26, 2022
Wet
Avg: 5 (1 votes)
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Trail Conditions
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  • Snow Groomed
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  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
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  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
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  • Very Dry
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      Compass Loop (South) Trail Reports

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      Apr 26, 2022 @ 8:52am
      Apr 26, 2022
      Apr 16, 2022 @ 7:07pm
      Apr 16, 2022
      Some pretty muddy soft spots, couple more days and it'll be good!
      Mar 24, 2022 @ 11:00am
      Mar 24, 2022
      reporter Closed for Spring thaw Mud and Ice prevalent
      Aug 19, 2021 @ 11:58am
      Aug 19, 2021
      reporter dry
      Aug 11, 2021 @ 1:38pm
      Aug 11, 2021
      reporter Closed - Lots of Mud due to recent flooding and rains
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 8 rides
      • 20 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 202 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance
      All
      • 899 rides
      • Last: Aug 16, 2022

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