1,736 ft
Distance
39 ft
Climb
-32 ft
Descent
00:01:56
Avg time

Twister Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Hixon Forest - Lower and Upper
    La Crosse, Wisconsin
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T1 Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    January - October
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking
    #24093 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    90 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Year Opened
    2008
  • Land Manager
    Outdoor Recreation Alliance "ORA Trails"

Machine Built Single Track. This trail is built on private land with an Easement that allows for recreational use. It's closed to All Users from November 1st - January 1st Annually. Use the Prairie Loop when closed. *Note this trail has been merged with the twister trail in Feb 2019.

Access Info

Access from Prairie Loop, Twister, and OB1

More Stats for Twister bike trail
  • Altitude change
    7 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,210 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,231 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,224 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,230 ft
  • Grade
    0.4%
  • Grade max
    -9%
  • Grade min
    9.6%
  • Distance climb
    833 ft
  • Distance down
    610 ft
  • Distance flat
    289 ft
  • Avg time
    00:01:56
  • Avg reverse time
    00:25:32
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on Nov 17, 2019
Avg: 4 (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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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 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
      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
      Aug 23, 2019 @ 7:06am
      Aug 23, 2019
      reporter Get out and use the trails - they are great!
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 276 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance
      All
      • 148 rides
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      Routes with this trail

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      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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