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North System Upper Loop

Intermediate

Trail

0.6 mile 1.0 kilometer loop
Singletrack
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 53' 16 m
Descent: -52' -16 m
High: 774' 236 m
Low: 750' 228 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 3% (2°)
Max Grade: 11% (6°)

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A loop around the upper bluffs through rolling terrain. More technical than the South System Loop.

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The trail system is closed when trails are muddy and during spring thaw and fall freeze. Check here for current trail conditions.

Description

A short loop along the edge of the upper bluff through stands of large oaks. Located along the edge of a deep ravine that splits the property. A few lightly technical root sections and some optional log over and log ride features. A few fast descents and shorter grunt climbs. Generally more technical riding and tighter corners than the South System Loop.

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Jun 21, 2018
zac halden
Easy riding. Nice North loop and South decent. You can see the Mississippi from the viewpoint.

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#138

in Illinois

#16,185

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Optional log over features on the upper North Loop trail.
May 9, 2015 near Hampton, IL

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