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Split Tree -upper

Average Rating:    (5 of 5)

No. of Reviews: 2

gnarly pass thru the rock garden. don't mung yourself up before the fun part. go forward off the top and enjoy riding the huge berms. check out the video, the first 30 seconds is footage of upper Split Tree
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Latitude
46.532413816559455
Longitude
-87.418212890625
Trail Directions
west off 41 near the entrance to tiroler hof inn, take mt mqt access road to the top, from the top of mount marquette follow directions to goat trail only go left at the T. if you don't want to ride back to the top to get your car you better ask a local how to ride in on goat trail...
Trail Length
4 miles
Trail Level
Advanced
Trail Type
Singletrack
City/County
Marquette
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Reviews 1 - 2 (2 Reviews Total)

Review Date
March 9, 2004

Overall Rating
 5 of 5

Aerobic Difficulty
 2 of 5

Technical Difficulty
 3 of 5

Ridden Trail:
Once a week

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Reviewed by: LiquidPZA ,  Weekend Warrior

Summary:
Split Tree was basically the trail that got me into riding. Its not the hardest trail and its definately too short (worth the ride for sure, but when it ends you'll be bummed) as you could take a loop and ride it three times before dinner. In the end, its pretty much the perfect trail if you just wanna jump on your bike and have a fun but not too rigorous ride. For an extra treat, when you reach some kind of powerline overhead right before a downhill, get off your bike and hike strait up. When you reach the top (not much of a hike) you'll be treated to a tight view of the marquette area, a lot like the one at the top of mt. marquette. Oh and if you fall in the rock garden, fall to the left, trust me.

Recommended Route:
The way I always take is just too hard to explain, just use the other ways listed.

Other recommended trails in the same area:
I recommend just finding a random trail and getting lost, bring a sleeping bag and a six pack (and your best friends little sister), its hard to go wrong around here.



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Review Date
February 23, 2001

Overall Rating
 5 of 5

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Reviewed by: MB , from MARQUETTE

Summary:
Split tree is one of the newer trails in the greater Marquette trail system giving the adventerous soul a sweet downhill with some ups. Developed to give riders a rollercoaster feel with some super steep sections along with some minor airs. Split tree is famous for its huge banked turns and sudden drops. This trail is a must if you come to the area.

Recommended Route:
Find a local if you want to ride it. its tough to find the trail head.

Other recommended trails in the same area:
Your Mom



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