2,539 ft
Distance
171 ft
Climb
00:07:22
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 [+]
    • 5 in E-Biking
    • 75 in Trail Running
    • 80 in Hiking
  • 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 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
    00:07:22
  • Avg reverse time
    00:05:09
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on Aug 14, 2021
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 11 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 258 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
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      • 535 rides
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      Jun 24, 2020 @ 8:40am
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