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      Large area of Sonoran Desert single track mountain bike trails. Varies from easy rolling and smooth to very technical and rocky. Spectacular desert scenery with a large variety of cactus.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Competitive Loop TH google parking directions
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      Stats

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      Trails
      102
      Total Distance
      171 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      72 miles
      Total Descent
      21,713 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      3,914 ft
      Total Vertical
      2,440 ft
      Reports
      197
      Photos
      138
      Ridden Counter
      4,395

      Popular McDowell Mountain Mountain Bike Trails

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      Photos of McDowell Mountain Mountain Bike

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      trail: East End
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      trail: East End
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      trail: Gateway Loop
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      Dec 30, 2016 @ 12:24pm
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      Videos of McDowell Mountain Mountain Bike

      Cool windchimes at new Pemberton shelter
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      New Shelter on Pemberton
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      Nice jump by new shelter - buddy Ian
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      McDowell Mountain Mountain Bike Routes

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      AES McDowell Mtns Long 2015 race
      63 miles
      Pemberton + Intermediate side trails
      20 miles
      McDowell's climbing training suffering route
      21 miles
      McDowell Madness
      47 miles

      Recent Comments

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      user #855626happyboyctrailBell Pass DHDid a huge 19 mile loops starting at lost dog...
      Nov 29, 2017 @ 3:39pm
      Nov 29, 2017
      user #1436629Tanman34trailDesert ParkGood trail to warmup for windgate Pass. Much...
      Nov 15, 2017 @ 8:44am
      Nov 15, 2017
      user #1436629Tanman34trailWindgate PassVery difficult trail! Steep gradients with...
      Nov 15, 2017 @ 8:43am
      Nov 15, 2017
      user #1436629Tanman34trailTechnical LoopAwesome trail that is perfect for racing! This...
      Nov 10, 2017 @ 8:37am
      Nov 10, 2017
      user #1436629Tanman34trailBell Pass DHI have ridden this uphill first 3/4 mile is...
      Nov 9, 2017 @ 6:36am
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      user #1164088Dirt-SalsaaddridelogDec 15, 2017 ride log and 1 more
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      Bike & Skill Parks

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      McPumpskill parkFountain Hills
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