4,104 ft
Distance
102 ft
Climb
-122 ft
Descent
00:05:56
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
    Popular direction shown
  • 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 [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 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.

More Stats for Twister bike 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
    00:05:56
  • Avg reverse time
    00:02:03
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Status:
on Oct 22, 2019
Prevalent Mud
Avg: 5 (3 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • less 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
  • 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
      Oct 22, 2019 @ 10:32am
      1 days
      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
      Aug 23, 2019 @ 7:06am
      Aug 23, 2019
      reporter Get out and use the trails - they are great!
      Aug 18, 2019 @ 3:35pm
      Aug 18, 2019
      reporter Damp Conditions
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 9 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 367 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
      All
      • 298 rides
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      Photos

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      372 |
      Jun 22, 2015 @ 12:36pm
      Jun 22, 2015
      321 |
      Jun 22, 2015 @ 12:36pm
      Jun 22, 2015
      328 |
      Jun 22, 2015 @ 12:35pm
      Jun 22, 2015

      Routes with this trail

      more »
      titleratingdistance
      Upper Hixon Green/Blue Route
      3 miles
      Upper Hixon Long Blue Loop
      6 miles
      Upper Hixon Long Blue/Black Loop
      8 miles
      Hixon Hard Enduro Route
      14 miles

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