9 miles
Distance
2,335 ft
Climb
-2,335 ft
Descent
3,201 ft
High Point

Hike-a-bike to a little downhill to steep uphill to a lotta downhill.

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More Stats for Windgate Pass to Bell Pass mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    1,714 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,714 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,714 ft
  • Grade max
    -32.309%
  • Grade min
    31.78%
  • Distance climb
    4 miles
  • Distance down
    5 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,850 ft
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Trail Conditions
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  • Prevalent Mud
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  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
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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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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Windgate Pass
Sep 1, 2018 @ 7:04am
Sep 1, 2018
Hiking the trail this morning. Agree with the comment about a lot of hiking if you’re heading east. Almost all uphill. Most mountain bikers are also hiking
Gateway Loop
Mar 2, 2018 @ 6:09pm
Mar 2, 2018
Trail is typical Arizona dry. Still pretty Rocky and the recent rains may of loosened it up a bit. Tough climb to the top but I made it..
Bell Pass DH
Mar 2, 2018 @ 6:05pm
Mar 2, 2018
Gateway Access
Jan 28, 2018 @ 11:43am
Jan 28, 2018
Bell Pass (North side)
Jan 28, 2018 @ 11:43am
Jan 28, 2018
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