14 miles
Distance
2,567 ft
Climb
-2,350 ft
Descent
02:10:28
Avg time
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NCT Mesick Section Details

  • Riding Area
  • AKA
    North Country Trail
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Bridge
  • Global Ranking
    #12864 in Mountain Biking

My favorite trail in the Lower Peninsula. Rugged, hilly, gorgeous scenery. Never busy. Use River Road if you need an easy way back, but better to do an out and back. Extend to Dilling Road at Tippy Dam if you have the time and energy.

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More Stats for NCT Mesick Section bike trail
  • Altitude change
    218 ft
  • Altitude min
    791 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,193 ft
  • Altitude start
    820 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,038 ft
  • Grade
    0.287%
  • Grade max
    -30.695%
  • Grade min
    31.647%
  • Distance climb
    7 miles
  • Distance down
    7 miles
  • Distance flat
    4,728 ft
  • Avg time
    02:10:28
  • Avg reverse time
    00:43:53
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Status:
on Oct 13, 2018
Dry
Avg: 4.8 (5 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to nct-mesick-section trailhead (44.277830, -85.950730)
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NCT Mesick Section Trail Reports

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Oct 13, 2018 @ 9:44pm
Oct 13, 2018
Like 3 trees down on the trail, one near the beginning, one towards the middle and one near the end. The one near the end is kind of tough to get...
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1 Review & Comments

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flag MarkVanTongeren (Jul 8, 2018 at 16:09)
 My favorite trail in the Lower Peninsula. Rugged, hilly, gorgeous scenery. Never busy. Use River Road if you need an easy way back, but better to do an out and back. Extend to Dilling Road at Tippy Dam if you have the time and energy.
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