3,963 ft
Distance
20 ft
Climb
-307 ft
Descent
00:04:50
Avg time
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War Eagle Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
    • Snowshoe
  • Riding Area
    Gateway Trails
    La Crosse, Wisconsin
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Drop, Rock Face, Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking
    #13281 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #41138 in Trail Running
    • #10378 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    55 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 45 in Trail Running
    • 85 in Hiking
    • 85 in Snowshoeing
  • Year Opened
    2020
  • Land Manager
    Outdoor Recreation Alliance \"ORA Trails\"

New in fall of 2020, part of the Grandad Bluff Trails as a partnership with City of La Crosse / Outdoor Recreation Alliance / IMBA Trail Solutions / VeloCity Projects. Built By Rock Solid Trail Contractors. This trail has tight corners, with one rock roll into a corner, a couple smaller rock drops, and some small rock gardens. This is a good example new school singletrack with an old school feel. Preferred direction of Travel is Downhill, but some people have tested their technical climbing abilities on this trail. Please watch for hikers as this is a shared use system.

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More Stats for War Eagle bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -287 ft
  • Altitude min
    914 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,201 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,201 ft
  • Altitude end
    915 ft
  • Grade
    -7.2%
  • Grade max
    -36%
  • Grade min
    11.3%
  • Distance climb
    377 ft
  • Distance down
    2,940 ft
  • Distance flat
    643 ft
  • Avg time
    00:04:50
  • Avg reverse time
    00:11:53
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Status:
on May 30, 2022
Dry
Avg: 5 (3 votes)
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      War Eagle Trail Reports

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      May 30, 2022 @ 3:56pm
      May 30, 2022
      tree down
      Apr 26, 2022 @ 8:52am
      Apr 26, 2022
      Apr 16, 2022 @ 7:05pm
      Apr 16, 2022
      Trails are ok, some wet spots. Compass trails are still pretty rough.
      Mar 24, 2022 @ 11:00am
      Mar 24, 2022
      reporter Closed for Spring thaw Mud and Ice prevalent
      Aug 19, 2021 @ 11:58am
      Aug 19, 2021
      reporter dry
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 3 rides
      • 15 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 79 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      All
      • 565 rides
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      Dec 16, 2020 @ 3:06pm
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      Oct 5, 2020 @ 6:43am
      Oct 5, 2020
      125 |
      Oct 5, 2020 @ 6:43am
      Oct 5, 2020
      141 |
      Oct 5, 2020 @ 6:36am
      Oct 5, 2020

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      Upper Hixon Forest Mountain Biking - War Eagle
      3:45 | 106 | Sep 25, 2021 , La Crosse
      War Eagle, La Crosse, WI
      65 | Sep 23, 2021 , La Crosse
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