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Old 07-01-20, 08:28 AM
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Originally Posted by abshipp View Post
It's certainly making me reconsider a 207k loop I had planned out from Monroe WI that loops up to Fitchburg and over to Dodgeville via the Badger State, Military Ridge, and Cheese Country trails. It wouldn't have all the road crossings that the Fox River Trail does, but that's still a whole lot of time to be on a MUP. Especially since it looks like it's mostly lined on both sides with trees. I've got a feeling it might get pretty boring.

*edit* Oh it looks like a lot of it is crushed limestone, too, so it might be a bit of a slog.
As part of my bike shutte/IAT hiking, I was on the Badger State and Sugar River trails a couple years ago. If it has recently rained, you likely will sink into the trail and find the progress slow. It was so bad on the Badger State trail when I did it, that I had to ride on the roads in the area instead.

I've also been avoiding MUP this year due to the crowds. I feel safer on the roads.
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