2 miles
Distance
223 ft
Climb
-220 ft
Descent
00:17:54
Avg time

Guardrail Loop Details

  • Riding Area
    Hartley Park
    Duluth, Minnesota
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #21030 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    80 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Manager

Hartley is a beautiful park with some great hardwood forests, an open grassland marsh and a large rock bluff. Some trails are fairly rocky and rooty, which lead to some technical challenges, but are not overly difficult. Many of the new reroutes are quite smooth and have nice flow to the design. There are several punchy climbs with enough rocks and roots to make choosing the right line important, but there aren't any lung busters, just rolling hills.

Caution: At this point, all trails are two-way, so use caution and slow down when the trail limits your visibility.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Guardrail Loop bike trail
  • Altitude change
    3 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,235 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,361 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,251 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,255 ft
  • Grade
    0.039%
  • Grade max
    -17.091%
  • Grade min
    15.55%
  • Distance climb
    4,060 ft
  • Distance down
    3,302 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,094 ft
  • Avg time
    00:17:54
  • Avg reverse time
    00:06:01
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Status:
on Nov 9, 2018
Snow Packed
Avg: 3.9 (9 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction

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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.

  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Ridden Direction

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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
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      Guardrail Loop Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Nov 9, 2018 @ 7:08pm
      Nov 9, 2018
      reporter Frozen and ready to be enjoyed !
      Nov 9, 2018 @ 6:54pm
      Nov 9, 2018
      reporter See www.coggs.com for official status
      Nov 9, 2018 @ 6:50pm
      Nov 9, 2018
      reporter go to www.coggs.com for official trail conditions
      Nov 2, 2018 @ 8:48am
      Nov 2, 2018
      reporter Closed.
      Nov 2, 2018 @ 8:32am
      Nov 2, 2018
      reporter Freeze/thaw - conditions fluctuate frequently; if in doubt, don't ride
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 4 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 75 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      All
      • 283 rides
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