4,104 ft
Distance
102 ft
Climb
-122 ft
Descent
00:06:05
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
    XC, Fat
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Skinny
  • Global Ranking
    #15752 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #20563 in Trail Running
    • #82244 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 45 in Trail Running
    • 35 in Hiking
  • Year Opened
    2001
  • Land Manager
    Outdoor Recreation Alliance "ORA Trails"

One of the original trails at Upper Hixon Park, this trail serves as a great introduction to riding hand cut single track. There are some log and skinny options that can be found on this trail.

Access Info

Access from Prairie Loop, Golnick Trail, OB1, and Darkside.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Twister mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -18 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,175 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,256 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,256 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,237 ft
  • Grade
    -0.4%
  • Grade max
    -16.9%
  • Grade min
    28.2%
  • Distance climb
    1,512 ft
  • Distance down
    1,706 ft
  • Distance flat
    886 ft
  • Avg time
    00:06:05
  • Avg reverse time
    00:08:50
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Trail Conditions
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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
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      Twister Trail Reports

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      Apr 26, 2022 @ 8:52am
      Apr 26, 2022
      Apr 25, 2022 @ 5:00pm
      Apr 25, 2022
      Mar 24, 2022 @ 11:00am
      Mar 24, 2022
      reporter Closed for Spring thaw Mud and Ice prevalent
      Sep 11, 2021 @ 9:24am
      Sep 11, 2021
      Aug 19, 2021 @ 11:58am
      Aug 19, 2021
      reporter Dry
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 24 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 236 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      All
      • 2,365 rides
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      Jun 22, 2015 @ 12:36pm
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      Jun 22, 2015 @ 12:35pm
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      Routes with this trail

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      titledistance
      La Crosse Outer Loop CW10 miles
      Upper Hixon Long Blue Loop6 miles
      Upper Hixon Green/Blue Route3 miles
      Hixon Hard Enduro Route14 miles

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