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  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
Trailforks scans users ridelogs to determine the most popular direction each trail is ridden. A good flowing trail network will have most trails flowing in a single direction according to their intension.
The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine the last time a trail was ridden.
  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular
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Activity Recordings
Trailforks users anonymized public ridelogs from the past 6 months.
  • mountain biking recent
  • mountain biking (>6 month)
  • hiking (1 year)
  • moto (1 year)
Activity Recordings
Trailforks users anonymized public skilogs from the past 12 months.
  • Downhill Ski
  • Backcountry Ski
  • Nordic Ski
Jump Magnitude Heatmap
Heatmap of where riders jump on trails. Zoom in to see individual jumps, click circles to view jump details.
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      This area encompasses the entire metro Phoenix region, which has over a dozen riding areas and sub-regions.
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      Region Details
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      • 108
      • 49
      • 19

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      253
      Trails Mountain Bike
      281
      Trails E-Bike
      190
      Trails Hike
      281
      Trails Trail Running
      281
      Trails Horse
      62
      Total Distance
      276 miles
      Total Descent
      46,081 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,551 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      2,599 ft
      Reports
      3,198
      Photos
      994
      Ridden Counter
      94,132

      Popular Valley of the Sun Mountain Biking Trails

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      Pima Canyon Dirt Road
      South Mountain Park
      Mormon Loop
      South Mountain Park
      Javelina Canyon
      South Mountain Park
      Secret
      South Mountain Park
      Corona Conn
      South Mountain Park
      Desert Classic
      South Mountain Park
      National
      South Mountain Park
      Entrance Trail
      South Mountain Park
      Mormon (Mormon Loop to National)
      South Mountain Park
      Pima Canyon Loop
      South Mountain Park
      Christiansen (100)
      Phoenix Mountains Preserve
      Ocotillo
      Phoenix Sonoran Preserve
      Guadalupe Perimeter Trail
      South Mountain Park
      Apache Wash Loop
      Phoenix Sonoran Preserve
      Beverly-Pima Connector
      South Mountain Park

      Valley of the Sun Mountain Bike Routes

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      Queen's Ransom Bikepack '22
      Queen Creek
      228 miles
      Naty-Eliminator-DC
      South Mountain Park
      25 miles
      East National to Pima Canyon Trailhead
      South Mountain Park
      5 miles
      SoMo Rollingpin
      South Mountain Park
      10 miles
      National Loop
      South Mountain Park
      12 miles
      Phoenix Cycling
      Phoenix Sonoran Preserve
      6 miles
      Friday evening climbs
      Phoenix Mountains Preserve
      8 miles
      Desert Classic to Helipad
      South Mountain Park
      15 miles
      MPHS TT v2.0
      South Mountain Park
      6 miles
      HELIPAD SO MO
      South Mountain Park
      10 miles

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 293 rides
      Yesterday
      • 214 rides
      Past Week
      • 2,369 rides

      Photos of Valley of the Sun Mountain Bike

      trail: Helipad
      87 |
      Apr 3, 2020 @ 9:02pm
      Apr 3, 2020
      trail: Helipad
      114 |
      Mar 12, 2019 @ 10:50pm
      Mar 12, 2019
      trail: National
      1,643 |
      Aug 11, 2017 @ 5:24am
      Aug 11, 2017
      | 2 comments
      trail: National
      1,141 |
      Aug 8, 2017 @ 12:08pm
      Aug 8, 2017
      352 |
      Jun 25, 2017 @ 6:42pm
      Jun 25, 2017
      351 |
      Jun 25, 2017 @ 6:42pm
      Jun 25, 2017
      trail: National
      817 |
      Feb 9, 2017 @ 1:05pm
      Feb 9, 2017
      686 |
      Feb 9, 2015 @ 10:05am
      Feb 9, 2015

      Videos of Valley of the Sun Mountain Bike

      Waterfall
      trail: National
      22 | Sep 23, 2021
      SOMO roller
      trail: National
      15 | Sep 23, 2021
      trail: Gila
      26 | Mar 9, 2021
      From Sun Up to Sun Down
      90 | Dec 30, 2020
      7:11 | 112 | Jan 11, 2019
      South Mountain alt line
      trail: National
      0:15 | 416 | Nov 26, 2018
      2:16 | 72 | Jul 23, 2018
      Pivot Mach 5.5 Carbon: tech talk with Aaron...
      3:57 | 440 | May 23, 2017

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

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      user #966246dionlightriddentrailHolbert
      Oct 19, 2021 @ 3:19pm
      10 hours
      user #1597197Mking12358addreportTrail 100 Bypass and 1 more
      Oct 19, 2021 @ 2:40pm
      10 hours
      user #2885633xkkzwishlisttrailDesert Classic
      Oct 19, 2021 @ 1:08pm
      12 hours
      user #2885633xkkzwishlisttrailCharles M. Christiansen (100)
      Oct 19, 2021 @ 1:04pm
      12 hours
      user #1145441Ribar6addreportLoop to Beacon East and 2 more
      Oct 19, 2021 @ 8:17am
      17 hours

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1335142AmpfrogtrailCircumferenceUpdate: 'Basalt connector' is actually south...
      Oct 15, 2021 @ 6:32pm
      Oct 15, 2021
      user #1119140KAS1985trailGuadalupe Perimeter TrailThis is a bunch of switchbacks to a hiking...
      Oct 13, 2021 @ 8:43pm
      Oct 13, 2021
      user #1335142AmpfrogtrailDixie Mountain LoopJosephnFxURY - Nope. I have friends who...
      Oct 7, 2021 @ 12:28pm
      Oct 7, 2021
      user #1335142AmpfrogtrailCircumferenceEastbound from the Basalt connector is...
      Oct 7, 2021 @ 10:30am
      Oct 7, 2021
      user #1335142AmpfrogtrailRidgelineRode north (up the switchbacks) to south,...
      Oct 7, 2021 @ 10:13am
      Oct 7, 2021

      Local Badges


      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike279274 miles46,073 ft123 miles1,467 ft
      9623,19155166,600
      E-Bike190189 miles38,461 ft90 miles1,401 ft
      2,86162,956
      Hike281276 miles46,079 ft123 miles1,552 ft
      373,18137,519
      Trail Running281276 miles46,079 ft123 miles1,552 ft
      113,18163,407
      Horse6275 miles14,222 ft37 miles1,378 ft
      1,29617
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