5.6 miles
Distance
435 ft
Climb
-451 ft
Descent
1,825 ft
High Point

2018 NICA McDowell Mountain, AZ Race Course

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2018 NICA McDowell Mountain, AZ Race Course is a 6 mile intermediate race route located near Fountain Hills Arizona. This mountain bike only route. This route includes 3 trails. This route climbs 435 ft with a max elevation of 1,825 ft then descends -451 ft.
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3 Reviews & Comments

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ABhardtail (Mar 5, 2021 at 5:19)
Trail Sport Loop
Fast, flowy, and fun. Very well laid out with great signage and well maintained. You'd have a hard time getting lost here. Beautiful desert / mountain landscape. There is a large parking lot with bathrooms that have running water.
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Alvarado8 (Nov 28, 2020 at 8:30)
Trail Sport Loop
Fun poppy trail and perfect to warm up before hitting some of the other trails. The ending is the best with the multiple berms and mini jumps.
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pennamefreedom (Nov 2, 2017 at 17:35)
Trail Sport Loop
What a great ride! Great length for families and beginners, varied terrain but nothing too tricky. My favorite loop here!
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Trails in Route

Sport Loop3 miles
Connector551 ft

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More Stats for 2018 NICA McDowell Mountain, AZ Race Course mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -13 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,621 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,681 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,667 ft
  • Grade
    -0%
  • Grade max
    -21.8%
  • Grade min
    19.9%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    4,843 ft
Avg: 4.5 (2 votes)
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Sport Loop
May 7, 2022 @ 7:09am
May 7, 2022
Buckhorn cactus encroachment on the east side of this trail. Be careful!!
Connector
Jun 21, 2020 @ 8:04am
Jun 21, 2020
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