9 miles
Distance
1,063 ft
Climb
-1,063 ft
Descent
1,821 ft
High Point

Hawes is a great place to ride, with numerous ways to connect trails and make loops. This is a fun ride I do when I only have about 60-90 minutes. You earn your turns, but there are some fun climbs and some great descents.

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Trails in Route

Ridge1 miles
Fenceline1 miles
Hawes2 miles
Saddle3 miles
Saguaro4,888 ft

Details

  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Ridelogs
    13
More Stats for Morning Ride mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    1,365 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,560 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,560 ft
  • Grade
    -0.001%
  • Grade max
    -31.533%
  • Grade min
    26.226%
  • Distance climb
    4 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
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      Hawes - Hawes, Mesa AZ
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      Apr 18, 2019
      Saguaro - Hawes - Mesa, AZ
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      Saddle - Hawes - Mesa, AZ
      Saddle - Hawes - Mesa, AZ
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      Apr 11, 2019

      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

      statustraildateconditiondescription
      Fenceline
      Sep 26, 2019 @ 7:03am
      Sep 26, 2019
      Ridge
      Sep 15, 2019 @ 5:56am
      Sep 15, 2019
      Hawes
      Sep 15, 2019 @ 5:56am
      Sep 15, 2019
      Saguaro
      Jul 5, 2019 @ 8:41am
      Jul 5, 2019
      Saddle
      Mar 3, 2019 @ 5:39am
      Mar 3, 2019
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