2,592 ft
Distance
35 ft
Climb
-224 ft
Descent
00:03:59
Avg time

Lower Cathedral Details

  • Riding area
    Mission Creek
    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
  • Land Manager

This is a two-way trail.

Heading north from Chambers Grove Park is a significant sustained climb. Riding south (from other trails) offers a fun, flowing descent.

The steep creek valley this trail is built into is very scenic - it has more of a deep-woods feel with mature trees and sparse under-story.

Nearly every turn is nicely bermed for maximum flow. One particular portion can get pretty sandy and may have erosion control mats in place.

Use caution when crossing Hwy 210.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Lower Cathedral mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -189 ft
  • Altitude min
    642 ft
  • Altitude max
    831 ft
  • Altitude start
    831 ft
  • Altitude end
    642 ft
  • Grade
    -7.292%
  • Grade max
    -33.053%
  • Grade min
    9.729%
  • Distance climb
    550 ft
  • Distance down
    1,857 ft
  • Distance flat
    184 ft
  • Avg time
    00:03:59
  • Avg reverse time
    00:06:28
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Status:
on Aug 9, 2018
Wet
Avg: 4.65 (6 votes)

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Trail Style
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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Lower Cathedral Trail Reports

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Aug 9, 2018 @ 12:00pm
Aug 9, 2018
reporter Open!
Jul 10, 2018 @ 5:57am
Jul 10, 2018
reporter
Jul 2, 2018 @ 8:42am
Jul 2, 2018
reporter rain :(
Jun 21, 2018 @ 8:20am
Jun 21, 2018
reporter
Jun 15, 2018 @ 11:28am
Jun 15, 2018
reporter Heavy rain :(
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Routes with this trail

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