12.0 miles
Distance
1,459 ft
Climb
-662 ft
Descent
02:45:27
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AZT - North Rim Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Horse
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Kaibab National Forest (North)
    North Rim, Arizona
  • Ref Number
    P39
  • AKA
    Passage 39: Grand Canyon - North Rim
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T2 Mountain Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Mixed
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Season
    spring, summer, autumn
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #87148 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    5 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Owner

Mostly singletrack with some forest roads. Some hike-a-bike. High alpine meadows, forest trails and a eastern view of the Grand Canyon along this route. There are some very difficult sections on this trail, but the majority is pretty easy singletrack.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for AZT - North Rim multi-use trail trail
  • Altitude change
    797 ft
  • Altitude min
    8,066 ft
  • Altitude max
    9,143 ft
  • Altitude start
    8,231 ft
  • Altitude end
    9,029 ft
  • Grade
    1.3%
  • Grade max
    -76.8%
  • Grade min
    33.9%
  • Distance climb
    7 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
  • Avg time
    02:45:27
  • Avg reverse time
    01:52:02
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on Jul 3, 2023
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      AZT - North Rim Trail Reports

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      Jul 3, 2023 @ 7:58am
      Jul 3, 2023
      Great ride beautiful views!
      Apr 17, 2022 @ 2:23pm
      Apr 17, 2022
      Great scenic ride through the plateau
      Jul 7, 2016 @ 7:31pm
      Jul 7, 2016
      This trail was in good shape and super fun from the park boundary to the burn area near Telephone Hill. From there on in to Jacob Lake it was...
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 1 rides
      • 42 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 5 rides
      • 25 miles avg distance
      All
      • 32 rides
      • Last: Jul 20, 2024

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