247 miles
Distance
16,972 ft
Climb
-16,979 ft
Descent
4,097 ft
High Point

Bikepacking route around phoenix primarily following the Maricopa Trail.

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Desert Foothills Mountain Bike Association (www.dfmba.org)
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Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
More Stats for Maricopa Trail Bikepack mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    969 ft
  • Altitude start
    989 ft
  • Altitude end
    982 ft
  • Grade
    -0.001%
  • Grade max
    -41.998%
  • Grade min
    44.125%
  • Distance climb
    127 miles
  • Distance down
    101 miles
  • Distance flat
    19 miles
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
Trail transparency
449 | 2 comments | 1 faves
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South Mountain alt line
South Mountain alt line
trail: National
0:15 | 248 | comments: 0 | favs:
Nov 26, 2018
The lead rock blew out on the approach kicking my tire off the line and straight into a massive square edge. OTB for me then rolled off the big...
youtuber National Trail - South Mountain - Phoenix, Az...
National Trail - South Mountain - Phoenix, Az - Mountain Biking
trail: National
15:18 | 57 | comments: 0 | favs:
Jan 1, 2018
You Sure This is Down Hill? // South Mountain...
You Sure This is Down Hill? // South Mountain // Part III // CBYR
trail: National
13:53 | 20 | comments: 0 | favs:
Oct 6, 2018

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

traildateconditiondescription
NRA Access
Nov 22, 2018 @ 7:45am
Nov 22, 2018
Maricopa Trail White Tank to Sun Valley
Nov 22, 2018 @ 6:04am
Nov 22, 2018
National
Nov 6, 2018 @ 1:50pm
Nov 6, 2018
Trail work has been done on lower National from Hell Hill to the Mormon Trail junction. Work was done by Pivot Cycles trail crew. Overall the trail is in good condition.
Pemberton (NE)
Nov 4, 2018 @ 7:29am
Nov 4, 2018
Maricopa Trail (Bulldog Canyon Access)
Oct 13, 2018 @ 9:31am
Oct 13, 2018
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