3,547 ft
Distance
3 ft
Climb
-244 ft
Descent
00:03:52
Avg time
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Whipsaw Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
  • Riding Area
    East Bluff Bike Park
    Copper Harbor, Michigan
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Blue (1 vote)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Family Friendly
    Yes
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Jump
  • Global Ranking
    #16658 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    85 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 75 in E-Biking
  • Year Opened
    2021
  • Land Owner

Gravity oriented flowtech connecting Flo'rion with a Summer School and Magic Carpet. No mandatory gaps or large features. Trail is high speed; use caution when approaching the climbing road intersection at the bottom of the trail.

Access Info

Access East Bluff via the parking lot. To reach this trail, climb Summer School and Magic Carpet. Start your descent on Flo'rion and veer right at the intersection.

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More Stats for Whipsaw mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -242 ft
  • Altitude min
    937 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,182 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,179 ft
  • Altitude end
    938 ft
  • Grade
    -6.8%
  • Grade max
    -29.8%
  • Grade min
    3.8%
  • Distance climb
    200 ft
  • Distance down
    2,871 ft
  • Distance flat
    476 ft
  • Avg time
    00:03:52
  • Avg reverse time
    00:12:16
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on Jun 10, 2024
Ideal
Avg: 5 (6 votes)
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      Whipsaw Trail Reports

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      Jun 10, 2024 @ 7:33am
      Jun 10, 2024
      reporter Excellent summer conditions! Trail workers are out improving things every day to tackle new vegetation growth and fixing drainages after...
      May 26, 2024 @ 8:00am
      May 26, 2024
      reporter Downhill trails on East Bluff will be closed from 8 AM - 3 PM on 5/26/2024 for the Ride the Keweenaw Enduro. All other trails will be open at this...
      May 24, 2024 @ 6:31am
      May 24, 2024
      reporter Open for the season! Lingering spring conditions may be found in a few spots as the trails finally become dry. Conditions are improving rapidly.
      May 1, 2024 @ 7:06am
      May 1, 2024
      reporter All trails at East Bluff and beyond are currently closed due to soft conditions, lingering mud, and abundant spring runoff. Please do not ride at...
      Oct 19, 2023 @ 12:20pm
      Oct 19, 2023
      reporter Leaf blown on 10/17/2023. Great dirt under there!
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 5 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 85 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance
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      • 752 rides
      • Last: Jun 15, 2024

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