22 miles
Distance
3,105 ft
Climb
-3,117 ft
Descent
2,414 ft
High Point

This is a route showcasing all of the technical trails in the Gold Canyon trail system with the exception of portions of the Lost Goldmine trail. Take a look at the flow of the route, there are some stacked loops & overlapping segments. For the most part, it's a giant CW directional loop.

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Trails in Route

Lost Goldmine1 miles
Hoo Doo4,127 ft
Lost Goldmine2,415 ft
Cougar2 miles
2GM2,041 ft
Gila Monster2 miles
Diamondback1 miles
Saguaro Squeeze732 ft
Lost Goldmine692 ft
K-Trail4,416 ft
Jodi's Dream2 miles
K-Trail1 miles
Phantom3,379 ft
Where Ya Fromme876 ft
Phantom2,313 ft
Kiki1,053 ft
Old Horse Trail (Snowbird acc)2,379 ft
Snowbird4,790 ft
Kiki272 ft
Secret3,392 ft
Gold Canyon DT538 ft
K-Trail495 ft
Tech Loop4,190 ft
K-Trail4,770 ft
Mohave1,178 ft
Quartz Ridge2 miles
Quartz Ridge2,411 ft
Vortex1,844 ft
Gila Monster2,890 ft
2GM3,320 ft
Cougar390 ft
Gold Canyon3,097 ft

Details

  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
More Stats for Gold Canyon Tech Route - smaller mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    1,954 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,097 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,085 ft
  • Grade
    -0.01%
  • Grade max
    -42.046%
  • Grade min
    29.707%
  • Distance climb
    10 miles
  • Distance down
    10 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail transparency
Flossing the Hoo R U section of Hoo Doo
Flossing the Hoo R U section of Hoo Doo
trail: Hoo Doo
1:38 | 184 | comments: 1 | favs:
Feb 4, 2018
Second run down the trail after discovering the line on Trailforks and seeing how fun and sketchy it is in a few spots. Definitely some places...
Phantom Pima DH run
Phantom Pima DH run
trail: Phantom
0:41 | 166 | comments: 0 | favs:
Dec 5, 2015
Pima DH
Phantom Natty
Phantom Natty
trail: Phantom
6:13 | 153 | comments: 0 | favs:
Dec 5, 2015
National

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

traildateconditiondescription
Cougar
Sep 22, 2018 @ 8:00am
Sep 22, 2018
Monsoon rains changed some of the trail where it crosses the washes
Lost Goldmine
Sep 22, 2018 @ 8:00am
Sep 22, 2018
Great ride! You can tell in some areas where the monsoon rains changed some of the trail, but nothing major.
Vortex
Jul 2, 2018 @ 10:14pm
Jul 2, 2018
Secret
Apr 8, 2018 @ 9:09am
Apr 8, 2018
Kiki
Apr 8, 2018 @ 9:09am
Apr 8, 2018
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