1 miles
Distance
308 ft
Climb
-88 ft
Descent
00:09:46
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Rift Trail

Rift Details

  • Riding Area
    Pincushion Mountain Bike Trails
    Grand Marais, Minnesota
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Global Ranking
    #4687 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    65 in Mountain Biking

Dropping from the parking lot to the lower trails can be done slowly, or quickly. Rift is the faster option. The descent is steep, but the traverse to the stream is fast and fun.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Rift bike trail
  • Altitude change
    220 ft
  • Altitude min
    959 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,182 ft
  • Altitude start
    962 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,182 ft
  • Grade
    3.504%
  • Grade max
    -14.844%
  • Grade min
    18.041%
  • Distance climb
    4,240 ft
  • Distance down
    1,439 ft
  • Distance flat
    601 ft
  • Avg time
    00:09:46
  • Avg reverse time
    00:02:43
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Status:
on Nov 20, 2018
Icy
Avg: 5 (1 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction

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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.

  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Ridden Direction

The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.

  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
      Directions to rift trailhead (47.768670, -90.305680)
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      Rift Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Nov 20, 2018 @ 2:57pm
      Nov 20, 2018
      Couple icy spots, otherwise good.
      Aug 20, 2017 @ 6:08am
      Aug 20, 2017
      Jun 6, 2017 @ 7:04pm
      Jun 6, 2017
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 25 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      All
      • 89 rides
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      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      flag SharkFinn68 (Jun 19, 2017 at 12:31)
       Very rocky in some spots but very fun
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