2.7 miles
Distance
249 ft
Climb
-312 ft
Descent
00:23:10
Avg time
Supporters, Builders, Maintainers & Land Managers of Valley West Trail

Valley West Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Mission Creek
    Duluth, Minnesota
  • AKA
    Duluth Traverse
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T1 Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Roller Coaster
  • Global Ranking
    #38997 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #50376 in Trail Running
    • #47118 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    75 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 50 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Year Opened
    2015
  • Land Manager

More of what the Mission Creek cluster is known for: fast, smooth, fluid, bermed roller coaster riding.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Valley West mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -64 ft
  • Altitude min
    811 ft
  • Altitude max
    993 ft
  • Altitude start
    875 ft
  • Altitude end
    810 ft
  • Grade
    -0.4%
  • Grade max
    -30.4%
  • Grade min
    19.1%
  • Distance climb
    5,184 ft
  • Distance down
    1 mile
  • Distance flat
    2,595 ft
  • Avg time
    00:23:10
  • Avg reverse time
    00:25:26
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Status:
on Aug 5, 2022
Ideal
Avg: 3.8 (10 votes)
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Trail Conditions
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  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
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  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Valley West Trail Reports

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      Aug 5, 2022 @ 12:12pm
      Aug 5, 2022
      Just a few mud puddles
      Oct 16, 2021 @ 11:04am
      Oct 16, 2021
      Sep 25, 2021 @ 8:17am
      Sep 25, 2021
      reporter open
      Sep 23, 2021 @ 8:03pm
      Sep 23, 2021
      Aug 23, 2021 @ 8:51am
      Aug 23, 2021
      A little dry, but otherwise great!
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 21 rides
      • 16 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 151 rides
      • 19 miles avg distance
      All
      • 923 rides
      • Last: Aug 12, 2022

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      Jun 24, 2020 @ 11:17am
      Jun 24, 2020

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