4,104 ft
Distance
102 ft
Climb
-122 ft
Descent
00:06:40
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
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Skinny
  • Global Ranking
    #4471 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 90 in Trail Running
    • 60 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
    00:06:40
  • Avg reverse time
    00:10:30
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on Apr 5, 2021
Dry
Avg: 4.4 (5 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
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      Twister Trail Reports

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      Apr 5, 2021 @ 3:17pm
      Apr 5, 2021
      Nov 5, 2020 @ 7:36am
      Nov 5, 2020
      reporter Trails are Rad - enjoy before winter comes back
      Oct 29, 2020 @ 4:29am
      Oct 29, 2020
      reporter Snow hasn't completely melted / Freeze Thaw Cycles has created a muddy mess
      Oct 23, 2020 @ 5:44am
      Oct 23, 2020
      reporter Prevalent mud on all trails due to recent rains / cold weather
      Oct 14, 2020 @ 6:08am
      Oct 14, 2020
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 23 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 319 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      All
      • 1,399 rides
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      Photos

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      Jun 22, 2015 @ 12:36pm
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      Jun 22, 2015 @ 12:36pm
      Jun 22, 2015
      490 |
      Jun 22, 2015 @ 12:35pm
      Jun 22, 2015

      Routes with this trail

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      La Crosse Outer Loop CW
      10 miles
      Upper Hixon Long Blue Loop
      6 miles
      Upper Hixon Green/Blue Route
      3 miles
      Upper Hixon Long Blue/Black Loop
      8 miles

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