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      Region Details
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      • 41
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      Region Status
      Open as of 1 day
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      85
      Trails Mountain Bike
      84
      Trails E-Bike
      78
      Trails Hike
      86
      Trails Trail Running
      86
      Trails Horse
      2
      Total Distance
      72 miles
      Total Descent
      11,099 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,294 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      2,599 ft
      Reports
      931
      Photos
      193
      Ridden Counter
      29,121

      Photos of Phoenix Mountains Preserve Mountain Bike

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      Jul 16, 2021 @ 2:19am
      Jul 16, 2021
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      Jul 16, 2021 @ 2:19am
      Jul 16, 2021
      14 |
      Apr 27, 2021 @ 7:33am
      Apr 27, 2021
      52 |
      Apr 27, 2021 @ 7:33am
      Apr 27, 2021
      13 |
      Apr 27, 2021 @ 7:33am
      Apr 27, 2021
      25 |
      Mar 1, 2021 @ 3:32pm
      Mar 1, 2021
      trail: Voaz
      28 |
      Feb 14, 2021 @ 7:18am
      Feb 14, 2021
      40 |
      Oct 6, 2020 @ 8:56am
      Oct 6, 2020

      Videos of Phoenix Mountains Preserve Mountain Bike

      7:11 | 108 | Jan 11, 2019
      2:16 | 71 | Jul 23, 2018
      Rock Garden
      trail: Rocky Road
      0:13 | 483 | Jun 7, 2014
      Finding Zen among the Jank (Irregular Link to...
      15:58 | 3 | Aug 4, 2021 , Phoenix
      Phoenix Mountains Preserve | The chunkier side...
      5:46 | 167 | Jan 19, 2020 , Phoenix
      Phoenix Mountains Preserve | The chunkier side...
      trail: 1a Cut
      5:46 | 94 | Jan 19, 2020 , Phoenix
      Phoenix Mountains Preserve | The chunkier side...
      trail: Chutes
      5:46 | 99 | Jan 19, 2020 , Phoenix
      Phoenix Mountains Preserve | The chunkier side...
      5:46 | 107 | Jan 19, 2020 , Phoenix

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1044157DancoaddvideoFinding Zen among the Jank (Irregular Link to western section of 302 (Hairball)
      Aug 4, 2021 @ 10:47am
      8 hours
      user #1597197Mking12358addreportCMC South and 3 more
      Aug 3, 2021 @ 2:09pm
      1 day
      user #2713921sirobinsriddentrailDreamy Draw Acc
      Jul 31, 2021 @ 1:19pm
      Jul 31, 2021
      user #2445688mikeschenwishlisttrailZipper
      Jul 29, 2021 @ 6:07pm
      Jul 29, 2021
      user #1335142AmpfrogcommenttrailDisneyland and 2 more
      Jul 29, 2021 @ 1:30am
      Jul 29, 2021

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1335142AmpfrogtrailRocky Ridge NorthRode W > E, easy climb, narrower trail, but...
      Jul 29, 2021 @ 1:45am
      Jul 29, 2021
      user #1335142AmpfrogtrailTrail 100 BypassA good option to avoid the loose steep section...
      Jul 29, 2021 @ 1:38am
      Jul 29, 2021
      user #1335142AmpfrogtrailDisneylandReally fun trail (rode it south to north as...
      Jul 29, 2021 @ 1:30am
      Jul 29, 2021
      user #1255828mviantrailChunky MonkeySuper easy, should be a blue/ borderline...
      Apr 28, 2021 @ 12:12am
      Apr 28, 2021
      user #1255828mviantrailLv Yates (8)It’s all rideable but some of the...
      Apr 7, 2021 @ 11:43pm
      Apr 7, 2021

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike8470 miles11,093 ft30 miles830 ft
      #63#23183922529,393
      E-Bike7867 miles10,830 ft28 miles823 ft
      846263
      Hike8672 miles11,099 ft30 miles1,296 ft
      #42#2199182,289
      Trail Running8672 miles11,099 ft30 miles1,296 ft
      #42#211918532
      Horse25,161 ft66 ft2,789 ft115 ft
      531
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