1,837 ft
Distance
34 ft
Climb
-8 ft
Descent
00:03:35
Avg time

Twister Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Hixon Forest - Lower and Upper
    La Crosse, Wisconsin
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm
  • Global Ranking
    #5722 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    Outdoor Recreation Alliance "ORA Trails"

Newly rebuilt in summer of 2018, this trail offers a great connection to the Nerfherder Downhill. This trail was formerly known as Buckthorn, but has been merged with Twister in an effort to consolidate trail names.This segment of Twister also provides access to the new Vader DH Trail

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Twister mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    30 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,219 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,256 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,226 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,257 ft
  • Grade
    1.6%
  • Grade max
    -3.5%
  • Grade min
    13.2%
  • Distance climb
    866 ft
  • Distance down
    371 ft
  • Distance flat
    587 ft
  • Avg time
    00:03:35
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Status:
on Mar 28, 2020
Prevalent Mud
Avg: 5 (1 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular

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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

  • 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 Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • 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
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Twister Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Mar 28, 2020 @ 4:35pm
      Mar 28, 2020
      reporter
      Nov 17, 2019 @ 7:32pm
      Nov 17, 2019
      reporter
      Oct 22, 2019 @ 10:32am
      Oct 22, 2019
      reporter Heavy Rain over the past two days have created muddy conditions
      Sep 14, 2019 @ 10:31am
      Sep 14, 2019
      reporter Conditions are fair with minimal wet spots
      Sep 13, 2019 @ 4:31am
      Sep 13, 2019
      reporter 4 Days of Rain has made for very wet conditions
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 1 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 127 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      All
      • 122 rides
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      Routes with this trail

      titleratingdistance
      Upper Hixon Long Blue Loop
      6 miles
      Upper Hixon Green/Blue Route
      3 miles
      Hixon Hard Enduro Route
      14 miles

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