2,018 ft
Distance
168 ft
Climb
-58 ft
Descent
1,170 ft
High Point

Darkside Details

  • Riding Area
    Upper Hixon Forest
    La Crosse, Wisconsin
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T1 Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    All seasons, when dry
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm
  • Global Ranking
    #5984
  • Year Opened
    2018
  • Land Manager
    City of La Crosse Parks & Rec

Darkside is a two way trail, with the primary purpose of a climbing return trail from the DH Trail named Nerfherder

Access Info

Access from Twister if going down, access from the bottom of Nerfherder or OB1 if climbing

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Darkside bike trail
  • Altitude change
    110 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,010 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,060 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,170 ft
  • Grade
    5.445%
  • Grade max
    -44.961%
  • Grade min
    42.908%
  • Distance climb
    1,106 ft
  • Distance down
    395 ft
  • Distance flat
    518 ft
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Status:
on Aug 7, 2018
Variable
Avg: 5 (2 votes)

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Activity Type
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to darkside-117848 trailhead (43.822890, -91.184830)
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Darkside Trail Reports

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Aug 7, 2018 @ 5:43am
Aug 7, 2018
reporter Rebuilt and ready to ride when dry
Jun 2, 2018 @ 6:50pm
Jun 2, 2018
This trail is closed indefinately due to storm damage. A new trail will be built in the next 2 months to replace it.
May 16, 2018 @ 12:02pm
May 16, 2018
washed out
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