53.7 miles
Distance
5,759 ft
Climb
-5,737 ft
Descent
3,006 ft
High Point

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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Ridelogs
    32
More Stats for McDowell 53 mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    1,624 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,681 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,703 ft
  • Grade max
    -46.8%
  • Grade min
    45%
  • Distance climb
    24 miles
  • Distance down
    24 miles
  • Distance flat
    6 miles
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The McDowell Loops 4K
The McDowell Loops 4K
trail: Sport Loop
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Apr 9, 2021
McDowell Meltdown Course Preview
McDowell Meltdown Course Preview
trail: Sport Loop
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Dec 9, 2020

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Cinch
Nov 10, 2021 @ 6:31am
Nov 10, 2021
Much less sand than during the summer. Nice ride.
Lower Shallmo Wash Trail
Nov 10, 2021 @ 6:31am
Nov 10, 2021
Gateway Access
Oct 31, 2021 @ 10:18am
Oct 31, 2021
Sport Loop
Oct 24, 2021 @ 11:06am
Oct 24, 2021
Rattle snake across trail just before burner sign
Dixie Mine Trail
Sep 9, 2021 @ 2:54pm
Sep 9, 2021
Watch for snakes in the am
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