16.3 miles
Distance
687 ft
Climb
-685 ft
Descent
2,932 ft
High Point

Brown's Ranch Renegade High Desert

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BR 136-Renegade-High Desert is a 16 mile moderately popular easy route located near Scottsdale Arizona. This mountain bike only route. This route includes 21 trails. This route climbs 687 ft with a max elevation of 2,932 ft then descends -685 ft.
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14 Reviews & Comments

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Ampfrog (Oct 29, 2021 at 3:07)
Yep, skip the east half, ride from Connector to Brown's Rd, so much fun! If not busy (think weekday evenings), 20+ mph plus jumps (gaps if you have enough speed/technique), with a couple short steep bits towards the end to keep you honest.
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Ampfrog (Oct 29, 2021 at 2:58)
Trail Corral Trail
If you want to have fun, ride this segment of the trail westbound (not as shown in elevation chart). All downhill, lots of bumps to get air off of, rarely see anyone else out on this trail. Cruising up the east portion from Brown's Road is not bad (www.trailforks.com/trails/corral-trail-15261), just spin for a few minutes to the start of this section, it's worth it.

Linking this into Buckshot is also very fun!
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Kathrynh (Dec 9, 2020 at 19:03)
I agree that the eastern portion should be rated blue due to the exposure and chunky while climbing - I definitely would not tell a beginner to ride from Fraesfield TH to Dixileta
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Kathrynh (Dec 9, 2020 at 19:03)
I agree that the eastern portion should be rated blue due to the exposure and chunky while climbing - I definitely would not tell a beginner to ride from Fraesfield TH to Dixileta
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ThatGuy-MTB (Apr 3, 2020 at 18:13)
I agree with dcrighton. The first half is an uphill climb but the western section is a fantastic roller coaster trail where you can open up and have fun.
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ThatGuy-MTB (Apr 3, 2020 at 17:58)
Easy entrance trail that links to many of the trails in this system. Can get pretty congested here so check your speed for sure.
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STGDSS92 (Dec 12, 2018 at 10:48)
Some rock gardens on the eastern portion of the trail when it rides along a mountain ridge. Also a very small creek crossing after recent heavy rains. I would give the eastern portion of it a more intermediate rating.
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STGDSS92 (Dec 12, 2018 at 10:48)
Some rock gardens on the eastern portion of the trail when it rides along a mountain ridge. Also a very small creek crossing after recent heavy rains. I would give the eastern portion of it a more intermediate rating.
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Dcrighton (Sep 11, 2018 at 21:22)
Best if ridden east to west. Also the western half is tons of fun an can be taken at pretty high speeds. I like to go around granite mountain then down the west side of Cholla mountain and finish with the second half of Maverick to get to the parking lot.
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Boomingsooner (Mar 31, 2018 at 23:50)
Maybe the best trail at Browns West to East.
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Scooter1969 (Dec 19, 2016 at 23:01)
East to west is great climb
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Scooter1969 (Dec 19, 2016 at 23:01)
East to west is great climb
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Scooter1969 (Dec 19, 2016 at 22:44)
Great ride!!!!
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Scooter1969 (Dec 19, 2016 at 22:34)
Sandy and uphill west to east
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    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Green
  • Bike type
    Trials
  • Ridelogs
    4
More Stats for BR 136-Renegade-High Desert mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    2,500 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,541 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,543 ft
  • Grade max
    -21.1%
  • Grade min
    18.8%
  • Distance climb
    6 miles
  • Distance down
    5 miles
  • Distance flat
    6 miles
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