2,872 ft
Distance
13 ft
Climb
-238 ft
Descent
00:03:52
Avg time

Kissing Booth Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Double Black Diamond
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
  • Climb Difficulty
    Double Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
    Extreme
  • eBike Allowed
    No
  • TTFs on trail
    Drop, Rock Face
  • Global Ranking
    #785
  • Land Manager

This is a steep, difficult, narrow, raw, hand-built downhill run. You'll definitely want your long-travel, knobby-tried rig.

From Home Brew, watch for this trail to the south. From a very modest initial gate, the trail makes its way down through a series of switchbacks. A notable feature, early-on, is a wide wooden bridge up onto a escarpment where there is a fantastic scenic overlook of the Twin Ports harbor.

Next are a couple of spaced out, very steep, descents down rocky faces, both with pretty quick left-hand turns at the bottom.

Also, at one of the points where the trail switch-backs heading east (uphill on your left, downhill on your right), watch for a big b-line on the left that takes you up a rock outcrop for a steep roll-in back to the main line. Immediately after this there is another a/b option where the left option takes you through a "V" tree, and the right takes you off of a roughly three-foot boulder drop.

The trail mellows-out slightly for the final couple of switchbacks, though, it's still plenty exciting and rough.

At the bottom, you'll find yourself on Skyline Parkway (paved road). Your options are to hoof-it back up (use caution), or ride the roads back to the Haines Road parking lot where you hit Brewer Park trails again, or head east into the Piedmont trail system.

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More Stats for Kissing Booth mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -225 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,026 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,251 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,251 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,026 ft
  • Grade max
    -55.451%
  • Grade min
    8.457%
  • Distance climb
    360 ft
  • Distance down
    2,310 ft
  • Distance flat
    202 ft
  • Avg time
    00:03:52
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on May 26, 2017
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Avg: 5 (4 votes)

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Kissing Booth Trail Reports

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May 26, 2017 @ 10:40am
May 26, 2017
reporter Fairly dried-out, after recent rains.
May 15, 2017 @ 5:53am
May 15, 2017
reporter Trails are muddy: due to early AM rain.
May 12, 2017 @ 10:30am
May 12, 2017
reporter Season opener!
Mar 27, 2017 @ 6:21am
Mar 27, 2017
Closed for spring thaw - please be patient!
Mar 10, 2017 @ 6:07am
Mar 10, 2017
Many icy spots; avoid riding when temps into the 30's
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Feb 20, 2015 @ 10:06am
Feb 20, 2015
Kissing Booth, Duluth

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