7.4 miles
Distance
1,601 ft
Climb
-1,632 ft
Descent
4,659 ft
High Point

Hiline is an absolute must do ride when you visit Sedona. It is an advanced trail and it has some very advanced double black sections in a couple of spots. If you are a determined intermediate rider you need to be prepared to walk a number of sections if you decide to do this ride. Hiline starts with a challenging and technical climb followed by some awesome views of the Verde Valley region, the descent is really fun and offers some great challenges.
Baldwin is a fast trail with flow and few bigger moves (if you are seeking them out). After riding Baldwin the trail breifly parallels Oak Creek if you are in the mood for a mid ride swim! Templeton has a short steep hike a bike climb and then is just super scenic and fun. An easyish climb up Hermit takes you back to your starting point. This Templeton trail passes one of the famous Voretex areas of Sedona called Cathedral Rock (you might see people hiking up to see it). The start/finish area also overlooks the Bell Rock Vortex. It is pretty cool to see trees that have grown in a tight spiral in these areas... it is worth checking them out and taking a moment to sit and reflect.

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Trails in Route

Kaibab797 ft
Slim Shady968 ft
Hiline3.2 miles
Baldwin2,598 ft
Templeton3.1 miles
Hermit1,512 ft

Details

  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
More Stats for Hiline, Baldwin, Templeton - Advanced Mountain Bike Route mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    3,973 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,370 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,339 ft
  • Grade
    -0.079%
  • Grade max
    -53.402%
  • Grade min
    42.619%
  • Distance climb
    3.3 miles
  • Distance down
    3.3 miles
  • Distance flat
    4,268 ft
Avg: 5 (1 votes)
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HiLine 2-2015
HiLine 2-2015
trail: Hiline
4:37 | 287 | comments: 0 | favs: 0
Jan 15, 2016
#sedona #hiline
High on Hiline
High on Hiline
trail: Hiline
1:44 | 238 | comments: 1 | favs: 1
Dec 10, 2015
Aerial Footage of riding Hiline, Sedona,AZ @NinerBikes @mavic
Up Yours Templeton
Up Yours Templeton
trail: Templeton
1:36 | 497 | comments: 0 | favs:
Dec 7, 2015
Scott Countryman riding up the tricky Templeton switchbacks in Sedona Arizona.

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

traildateconditiondescription
Hiline
May 10, 2016 @ 6:46am
May 10, 2016
Slim Shady
Apr 27, 2016 @ 6:14pm
Apr 27, 2016
Hermit
Apr 27, 2016 @ 6:14pm
Apr 27, 2016
Templeton
Apr 21, 2016 @ 8:01pm
Apr 21, 2016
Baldwin
Oct 1, 2015 @ 3:23pm
Oct 1, 2015
Probably easier to ride the loop counter clockwise
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