3.4 miles
333 ft
-1,751 ft
3,791 ft
High Point

Tom`s Thumb Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Trail type
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Double Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
  • Season
    Year round
  • Global Ranking
  • Land Manager

Tom's Thumb Trail was not designed or built with mountain bikes in mind. Due to the number of steep switchbacks and their extremely tight radius, it is a frustrating trail to try to on your bike. Not impossible by any means, but most riders will spend significant portions of the trail hiking their bike. If you are still convinced that you want to bike it, try it as a hike first and then make your decision.

Access Info

Trail can be accessed from the west side via Desert Parks or Windgate Pass Trail. On the east side, access via East End Trail.

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More Stats for Tom`s Thumb mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,417 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,193 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,610 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,193 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    2,342 ft
  • Distance down
    2.9 miles
  • Distance flat
    710 ft
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Avg: 3.65 (3 votes)

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Routes with this trail

AES McDowell Mtns Long 2015 race
62.9 miles

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