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Zulu

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 4.9 (16)

A challenging loop with steep valleys that G-outs at the bottom. This trail's flow only works at speed.


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Map Key

1.4

Miles

2.2

KM

Singletrack

649' 198 m

High

621' 189 m

Low

56' 17 m

Up

75' 23 m

Down

2%

Avg Grade (1°)

5%

Max Grade (3°)

Dogs Off-leash

E-Bikes Allowed

No ATVs or motorized vehicles, no horses, and no riding in wet conditions. Hunting is not allowed in the bike park.

Description

The trail starts at the top of the Advanced Access Trail with a drop down—the trail then crosses under a wooden bridge and enters a quick climb. From here the trail flows into three "ugly" jumps and then follows atop some ridges of strip-mining spoils.

Riders follow a steep drop to the right, and the trail skirts the shores of two small lakes. Bikers then climb into a section punctuated by some steep drops (saddles, G-outs) with physics taking them from the tops of one small ridge to the next. A particularly fun section involves banking to-and-fro across the walls (not bench cut) of two small ridges.

MTBers then come across a rock garden and then the biggest of the saddles that has another short-but-tough rock garden at the top of the return hill. Ride or slide down to the trail and another climb on rockier, narrow, off-camber track, two smaller saddles and a ride across an over/under wooden bridge/drop feature closes out the loop, entering into the flowing Zulu Trail exit that after a sharp right and squeeze between two trees eventually hooks up with the KA-BAR Trail.

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Shared By:

William Ganis

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  4.9 from 16 votes

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in Indiana

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Photos

Riding across on of Zulu's bridges in blue conditions.
Jan 18, 2020 near Farmers…, IN
J. rolling between Zulu Trail's ponds.
Oct 22, 2017 near Farmers…, IN
Julia bending time and space on Zulu Trail's biggest drop.
Aug 10, 2016 near Farmers…, IN
Julia Bucksawing logovers on Zulu Trail.
Aug 10, 2016 near Farmers…, IN
Brandon flying down Zulu's over/under bridge/drop feature.
Oct 1, 2017 near Farmers…, IN
Amanda is a blur at the bottom of the big Zulu hill.
May 24, 2017 near Farmers…, IN

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Check-Ins

Sep 20, 2020
B Elmo
Jan 6, 2019
Steve Hoover
Apr 13, 2018
JC Hiles
7.1mi — 2h 00m
Nov 24, 2017
Rie Sasaki
May 23, 2017
Amanda Lubold
Nov 1, 2016
William Ganis
Oct 30, 2016
William Ganis