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Hairpin Loop

Intermediate

Trail

0.8 mile 1.3 kilometer out and back
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 143' 43 m
Descent: -137' -42 m
High: 874' 266 m
Low: 732' 223 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 7% (4°)
Max Grade: 9% (5°)

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A mowed grass trail branching off of the Core Loop that drops down into a river valley

Rhen Hoehn

Features Fall Colors · River/Creek · Wildlife

Description

The Hairpin Loop is an appropriately named trail that connects to the Core Loop as part of the Michigan Tech trail system. The trail drops straight down into a river valley and then turns around and heads straight back up the hill.

There are nice views of the river valley at the bottom and a fault-line creek located at the bottom of a steep ravine that runs along the trail on the way back up. The trail is about 6 meters wide, and is a mowed grass trail, so it's not terribly technical. This route is used for cross-country skiing in the winter.

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I regularly see deer on this trail.

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