1 miles
286 ft
-671 ft
Avg time

Scary Details

  • Riding area
    Marquette South Trails
    Marquette, Michigan
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Trail type
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
  • TTFs on trail
    Bridge, Jump, Log Ride, Skinny
  • Global Ranking
  • Land Manager
    Northern Michigan University

Tight, fast, flowy, hero dirt, roots, rock jump, log ride, steep downhill rolls and uphill punches. Did they leave anything out? You will need some skills, but this is 100% rideable and fun.

Access Info

Enter the blue loop from the top of Mt. Marquette. At the switchbacks, split tree goes left (west). Scary goes right (east).

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Scary mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -385 ft
  • Altitude min
    665 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,049 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,049 ft
  • Altitude end
    665 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    2,792 ft
  • Distance down
    4,666 ft
  • Distance flat
    331 ft
  • Avg time
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on Dec 14, 2017
Snow Covered
Avg: 4.75 (4 votes)

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Scary Trail Reports

Dec 14, 2017 @ 10:20pm
Dec 14, 2017
reporter Ungroomed trails with ice underneath use caution
Jul 20, 2017 @ 10:08am
Jul 20, 2017
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