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Stairway to Heaven

 4.7 (7)

0.3 Miles 0.5 Kilometers


Singletrack

2' 1 m

Ascent

-61' -19 m

Descent

4%

Avg Grade (2°)

12%

Max Grade (7°)

704' 215 m

High

644' 196 m

Low

Shared By Leslie Kehmeier

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An iconic Copper Harbor trail featuring elevated boardwalks.

Leslie Kehmeier

Dogs Unknown

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Stairway to Heaven is the main route into Copper Harbor on the east side of the trail system. It features a series of elevated boardwalks that guide you through rocky and steep terrain. Take it easy on your first time through to get a feel for the exposure and balance on the boardwalks.

Starting at an intersection with Der We Went and Here We Go, Stairway rolls out on a short, level and elevated boardwalk before transitioning to dirt.

From there, the route alternates between short sections of boardwalk and dirt until a big right-hand turn. At this point, you'll be on a long boardwalk section that descends through a gap between two steep rock hillsides.

The trail ends with a quick left-hand drop off the wood and down a rock face to the bottom of the mountain.

Stay right to ride flat and easy trail back to town. Stay left to go on Garden Brook and access other trails in the system.

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Sep 24, 2017
Aaron Rosenberg
Sep 24, 2016
Scott Magee
An amazing section and perfect finish to other trails. Features a long, long section of descending wooden bridge. A lot of work went into the build.
Sep 22, 2016
Scott Magee
A great finish to a fantastic trail system. A long, flowing, downhill ramp that's well constructed.
Sep 3, 2016
Jay Balliet
Jul 22, 2016
Scott Pung

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