20 miles
Distance
2,084 ft
Climb
-2,324 ft
Descent
4,736 ft
High Point

Disclaimer - some people may view this as an expert level ride, but going by "Sedona standards" this is a intermediate level ride. This ride includes paved roads which can by busy with cars, please use caution.

This ride is being offered as a shuttle from Over The Edge bike shop in Sedona. This ride is a point to point, cross country intermediate level ride and a great route to get a higher mileage ride in Sedona. Terrain is varied, with loose rocky ups and downs, slickrock with minimal exposure, twisty singletrack, some creek beds (most of the year its dry), and some extended climbs (for Sedona standards). These trails were built by mountain bikers and have some of the best flow in Sedona!

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Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Point to Point
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
More Stats for Dry Creek Vista tour mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -240 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,224 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,656 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,415 ft
  • Grade
    -0.233%
  • Grade max
    -21.589%
  • Grade min
    21.525%
  • Distance climb
    9 miles
  • Distance down
    10 miles
  • Distance flat
    5,205 ft
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