7 miles
1,601 ft
-1,632 ft
4,659 ft
High Point

Hiline is an absolute must do ride when you visit Sedona. It is an advanced trail and it has some very advanced double black sections in a couple of spots. If you are a determined intermediate rider you need to be prepared to walk a number of sections if you decide to do this ride. Hiline starts with a challenging and technical climb followed by some awesome views of the Verde Valley region, the descent is really fun and offers some great challenges.
Baldwin is a fast trail with flow and few bigger moves (if you are seeking them out). After riding Baldwin the trail breifly parallels Oak Creek if you are in the mood for a mid ride swim! Templeton has a short steep hike a bike climb and then is just super scenic and fun. An easyish climb up Hermit takes you back to your starting point. This Templeton trail passes one of the famous Voretex areas of Sedona called Cathedral Rock (you might see people hiking up to see it). The start/finish area also overlooks the Bell Rock Vortex. It is pretty cool to see trees that have grown in a tight spiral in these areas... it is worth checking them out and taking a moment to sit and reflect.

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Trails in Route

Kaibab797 ft
Slim Shady968 ft
Hiline3 miles
Baldwin2,598 ft
Templeton3 miles
Hermit1,512 ft


  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
  • Ridelogs
More Stats for Hiline, Baldwin, Templeton - Advanced Mountain Bike Route mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    3,973 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,370 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,339 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    4,268 ft
Avg: 4.6 (5 votes)
Layers winter
Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail transparency
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

Mar 3, 2018 @ 9:45am
Mar 3, 2018
Couple wet spots on the climb up, we rode Southeast to Northwest. But not really muddy or a problem. Descent conditions in the chute was perfect.
Slim Shady
Feb 24, 2018 @ 11:01am
Feb 24, 2018
Hero dirt!
Feb 24, 2018 @ 11:01am
Feb 24, 2018
Nov 11, 2017 @ 10:55am
Nov 11, 2017
Nov 8, 2017 @ 5:10pm
Nov 8, 2017
Getting sandy and loose in some areas, we really need some rain.
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