1 miles
Distance
165 ft
Climb
-164 ft
Descent
00:12:47
Avg time

Merritt Creek Details

  • Riding area
    Piedmont
    Duluth, Minnesota
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • eBike Allowed
    No
  • Global Ranking
  • Land Manager

Merritt Creek is a fairly technical loop off of the Stovetop (Upper Burner). Much of this loop is one-way...watch for the directional signs. The route will take you across several craggy and fun bedrock rides. Portions of this trail are littered with embedded cobbles and it's fairly rugged...not primped & 'flowy' like many newer machine-built trails.

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More Stats for Merritt Creek mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    1 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,223 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,295 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,223 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,223 ft
  • Grade
    0.014%
  • Grade max
    -23.413%
  • Grade min
    17.823%
  • Distance climb
    2,698 ft
  • Distance down
    2,357 ft
  • Distance flat
    775 ft
  • Avg time
    00:12:47
  • Avg reverse time
    00:04:48
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Status:
on Oct 30, 2017
Freeze/thaw Cycle
Avg: 4.35 (3 votes)

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Merritt Creek Trail Reports

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Oct 30, 2017 @ 12:23pm
Oct 30, 2017
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Oct 10, 2017 @ 10:44am
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Oct 2, 2017 @ 5:41am
Oct 2, 2017
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Sep 22, 2017 @ 9:21am
Sep 22, 2017
reporter Deluge
Sep 20, 2017 @ 6:06am
Sep 20, 2017
reporter Heavy rains overnight :(
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