2,539 ft
Distance
171 ft
Climb
00:07:48
Avg time
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Lower Cathedral Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Mission Creek
    Duluth, Minnesota
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T1 Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #5817 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #20147 in Trail Running
    • #24029 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    85 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 85 in E-Biking
    • 80 in Trail Running
    • 50 in Hiking
  • Land Owner

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.

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More Stats for Lower Cathedral mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    171 ft
  • Altitude min
    649 ft
  • Altitude max
    820 ft
  • Altitude start
    649 ft
  • Altitude end
    820 ft
  • Grade
    6.7%
  • Grade min
    24.2%
  • Distance climb
    2,149 ft
  • Distance flat
    390 ft
  • Avg time
    00:07:48
  • Avg reverse time
    00:04:27
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on Aug 24, 2022
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      Lower Cathedral Trail Reports

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      Aug 24, 2022 @ 7:50am
      Aug 24, 2022
      Nice trail with many wooden bridges, turns, and berms. Climbing at the beginning of the trail from DT-1 trailhead. Nice facilities at the...
      Jun 8, 2022 @ 4:33pm
      Jun 8, 2022
      Oct 16, 2021 @ 10:47am
      Oct 16, 2021
      Sep 25, 2021 @ 8:17am
      Sep 25, 2021
      reporter open
      Aug 14, 2021 @ 9:06am
      Aug 14, 2021
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      6 Months
      • 167 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
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      • 1,138 rides
      • Last: Jan 2, 2023

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