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: 4.65 (3 votes)
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Slim Shady Trail (Heading North)
Slim Shady Trail (Heading North)
trail: Slim Shady
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Dec 13, 2017
Sedona---Hiline (DH)
Sedona---Hiline (DH)
trail: Hiline
10:23 | 244 | 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 | 110 | 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...

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

traildateconditiondescription
Hiline
Dec 6, 2017 @ 8:27am
Dec 6, 2017
Slim Shady
Dec 6, 2017 @ 8:27am
Dec 6, 2017
Baldwin
Nov 11, 2017 @ 10:55am
Nov 11, 2017
Hermit
Nov 11, 2017 @ 10:55am
Nov 11, 2017
Templeton
Nov 8, 2017 @ 5:10pm
Nov 8, 2017
Getting sandy and loose in some areas, we really need some rain.
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