1,131 ft
Distance
14 ft
Climb
-151 ft
Descent
759 ft
High Point

South Descent Details

  • Riding Area
    Illiniwek Forest Preserve
    Moline, Illinois
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Global Ranking
    #6563 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    20 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

This is a really cool trail that is narrow singletrack with these unique curved wood berms. To keep the bottom from getting rutted out there are cinder lattice blocks.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for South Descent bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -136 ft
  • Altitude min
    623 ft
  • Altitude start
    759 ft
  • Altitude end
    623 ft
  • Grade
    -12.035%
  • Grade max
    -69.88%
  • Grade min
    14.395%
  • Distance climb
    209 ft
  • Distance down
    778 ft
  • Distance flat
    145 ft
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Status:
on Oct 25, 2018
Dry
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
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  • region Riding Area
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  • 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
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      South Descent Trail Reports

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 48 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
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      • 115 rides
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      Illiniwek down hill and wooden berms
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