3 miles
Distance
593 ft
Climb
-267 ft
Descent
1,787 ft
High Point

Nice ride on Desert Classic, then a hard grind up to and old helicopter pad for a nice view of Phoenix's East Valley.

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Trails in Route

Desert Classic2 miles
Dc Ray Conn1,457 ft
Helipad3,878 ft

Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Out & Back
  • Bike type
    DH, AM, XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
More Stats for Desert Classic mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    1,420 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,448 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,774 ft
  • Grade
    1.817%
  • Grade max
    -17.026%
  • Grade min
    21.635%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    5,190 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,711 ft
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Trail Style
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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Desert Classic
Aug 11, 2018 @ 5:24pm
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Apr 3, 2018 @ 9:51am
Apr 3, 2018
HELL-pad. This trail is a real gut buster of a climb.
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Feb 15, 2016 @ 5:23pm
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