1 mile
Distance
334 ft
Climb
-280 ft
Descent
00:16:16
Avg time

Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
    • Snowmobile
    • Snowshoe
  • Riding Area
    Hixon Forest - Lower and Upper
    La Crosse, Wisconsin
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T1 Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Bridge
  • Global Ranking
    #44766 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    65 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 15 in Trail Running
    • 85 in Hiking
    • 100 in Snowshoeing
    • 5 in Snowmobiling
  • Year Opened
    2018
  • Land Manager
    Outdoor Recreation Alliance "ORA Trails"

Trail of Champions Trail serves as a link from Rotary Vista to the Upper Hixon Trail Head Parking Lot. This is a Bidirectional Shared Use Trail, please watch for other users.

Access Info

Access from Lower Hixon Trail Head, Upper Hixon Trail Head, and from Rim of the City Road

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Vista (2) - Building Champions Trail bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    54 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,084 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,282 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,227 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,282 ft
  • Grade
    0.839%
  • Grade max
    -24.277%
  • Grade min
    32.732%
  • Distance climb
    2,921 ft
  • Distance down
    3,353 ft
  • Distance flat
    177 ft
  • Avg time
    00:16:16
  • Avg reverse time
    00:11:29
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Status:
on Nov 17, 2020
Variable
Avg: 3 (3 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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  • > 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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  • Photos
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  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
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  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular
ATV/ORV/OHV Filter
Max Vehicle Width
inches

Radar Time
LEGEND
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
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Directions to vista-2--building-champions-trail trailhead (43.825840, -91.202850)
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      Vista (2) -... Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Nov 17, 2020 @ 6:22pm
      Nov 17, 2020
      reporter Freeze Thaw is prevalant and conditions may vary. Please be wise and not use muddy or soft trails.
      Nov 13, 2020 @ 5:41am
      Nov 13, 2020
      25 degrees with snow over leaves. The ground was frozen.
      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
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 7 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 189 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
      All
      • 668 rides
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      Photos

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      Routes with this trail

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      10 miles
      Upper Hixon Long Blue Loop
      6 miles
      Upper Hixon Long Blue/Black Loop
      8 miles
      Hixon Hard Enduro Route
      14 miles

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      Jwminer (Aug 9, 2018 at 5:17)
       The intermediate rating on this trail is somewhat misleading — there are no difficult technical aspects, but the grade is VERY steep in sections and will be physically challenging to ride for all but the strongest riders.
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