7 miles
Distance
1,601 ft
Climb
-1,632 ft
Descent
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

Details

  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
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
    -0.079%
  • Grade max
    -53.402%
  • Grade min
    42.619%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    4,268 ft
Avg: 5 (1 votes)
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Sedona---Hiline (DH)
Sedona---Hiline (DH)
trail: Hiline
10:23 | 76 | comments: 0 | favs:
Jul 20, 2017
This is probably my favorite trail in Sedona, AZ. Unfortunately my gimbal broke after this ride, but I'm glad I was able to get Hiline filmed in...
Sedona---Hiline (Climb)
Sedona---Hiline (Climb)
trail: Hiline
12:40 | 35 | comments: 0 | favs:
Jul 20, 2017
This is probably my favorite trail in Sedona, AZ. Unfortunately my gimbal broke after this ride, but I'm glad I was able to get Hiline filmed in...
Sedona MTB Fest 2017 - HiLine and Slim Shady Trail
Sedona MTB Fest 2017 - HiLine and Slim Shady Trail
trail: Hiline
2:22 | 151 | comments: 0 | favs:
Mar 5, 2017
An amazing day on HiLine and Slim Shady in Sedona, Arizona catching some amazing shredding during the 2017 Sedona Mountain Bike Festival. Find...

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

traildateconditiondescription
Slim Shady
Aug 24, 2017 @ 11:10am
Aug 24, 2017
Hermit
Aug 24, 2017 @ 11:10am
Aug 24, 2017
Kaibab
Aug 24, 2017 @ 11:10am
Aug 24, 2017
Hiline
Aug 21, 2017 @ 9:20am
Aug 21, 2017
West to east traffic closed from Baldwin Trail to Slim Shady. The the trail isnow one way.
Baldwin
May 9, 2017 @ 8:44am
May 9, 2017
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