10.2 miles
Distance
1,977 ft
Climb
-1,978 ft
Descent
3,200 ft
High Point

10 miles with 2k feet of climbing

Detailed Description
Bell-Windgate-DesertPark Loop is a 10 mile moderately popular expert route located near Scottsdale Arizona. This mountain bike only route can be used one direction and has a hard overall physical rating. This route includes 6 trails. This route climbs 1,977 ft with a max elevation of 3,200 ft then descends -1,978 ft.
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Desert Foothills Mountain Bike Association (www.dfmba.org)
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Ridelogs
    24
More Stats for Bell-Windgate-DesertPark Loop mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    1 hr 59 min
  • Altitude min
    1,697 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,718 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,716 ft
  • Grade
    -0%
  • Grade max
    -48.6%
  • Grade min
    70.5%
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    5 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,753 ft
Avg: 2 (1 votes)
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Desert Park
May 22, 2024 @ 7:42am
2 days
Saguaro
Apr 28, 2024 @ 3:51pm
Apr 28, 2024
Dry and loose on the north side of the loop
Bell Pass
Apr 14, 2024 @ 9:24am
Apr 14, 2024
Gateway Loop
Apr 5, 2024 @ 9:50pm
Apr 5, 2024
Windgate Pass
Apr 5, 2024 @ 9:29pm
Apr 5, 2024
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