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Happy Camper

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 5.0 from 1 vote
green  Easy from 1 vote
Rank: #10 in the Duluth area
#27 in MN, #705 Overall
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Trail near Duluth,  area, 
“An easy, meandering downhill trail.”
Matt Goodman on Jul 11, 2014
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1.72.7 milesKilometers 0’0 m Ascent 1,265’386 m High 6% Avg Grade (3°)
Singletrack Type -514’-157 m Descent 751’229 m Low 21% Max Grade (12°)
Restrictions
Access and lift pass through Spirit Mountain office.

** Can be ridden uphill during non-lift hours. Downhill only during lift hours!
Description
This is a relatively easy, meandering, rolling length of singletrack geared toward beginners.

From the top of the lift/parking areas, cross Skyline Parkway (paved road) and enter the singletrack on relatively flat terrain. At this point, you're passing through Spirit Mountain's camping area (hence the name "Happy Camper"). Note the trailside campsites!

After passing the campground, cross Skyline Parkway again, and start getting into the downhill section. There are no difficult features (no jumps, gaps, drops, etc.) on this run. It essentially descends the hill in a long series of bermed switchbacks and small rollers.

NOTE: This run provides access to some very difficult trails & jump areas (Boss Hog, etc.). Watch the signs to stay on Happy Camper.

The run really ends when it intersects with the long, straight doubletrack that makes a bee-line for the lift (this section looks like an old overgrown rail grade).
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COMMENTS
OTHER RIDES NEAR HERE
5.0 (1)
A ride that covers Hartley's singletrack offerings, in one fell swoop!
near Arnold, MN
4.8 (4)
Top to bottom gravity trail at Spirit Mountain.
near Duluth, MN
4.5 (4)
Great intermediate singletrack on the east end of Duluth.
near Duluth, MN

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PHOTOS of Happy Camper
 3.3 from 3 votes
Berms on Happy Camper (Photo by Hansi Johnson - used with permission) (Proctor, MN)
 2.3 from 3 votes
riding the lift at spirit (opening day) (Proctor, MN)
 2.0 from 3 votes
This trail's namesake. (Duluth, MN)
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