1.1 miles
Distance
28 ft
Climb
-71 ft
Descent
00:10:19
Avg time

Balanced Rock Trail Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
    • Horse
  • Riding Area
    Brown's Ranch
    Scottsdale, Arizona
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #2124 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #84213 in Trail Running
    • #6723 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 80 in Trail Running
    • 70 in Hiking
    • 5 in Horseback

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Balanced Rock Trail is a 1 mile popular green singletrack scenic trail located near Scottsdale Arizona. This mountain bike primary trail can be used both directions and has a easy overall physical rating with a 28 ft green climb. On average it takes 10 minutes to complete this trail.

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More Stats for Balanced Rock Trail mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -43 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,802 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,871 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,858 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,815 ft
  • Grade max
    -12.897%
  • Grade min
    5.956%
  • Distance climb
    960 ft
  • Distance down
    2,503 ft
  • Distance flat
    2,278 ft
  • Avg time
    00:10:19
  • Avg reverse time
    00:11:36
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on Apr 28, 2021
Dry
Avg: 3.9 (10 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
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  • Ideal
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      Balanced Rock Trail Trail Reports

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 12 rides
      • 17 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 489 rides
      • 18 miles avg distance
      All
      • 2,495 rides
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      Photos

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      8 |
      Jan 31, 2021 @ 1:29pm
      Jan 31, 2021
      10 |
      Jan 31, 2021 @ 1:28pm
      Jan 31, 2021
      173 |
      Mar 9, 2019 @ 6:36pm
      Mar 9, 2019
      333 |
      Apr 26, 2015 @ 5:41pm
      Apr 26, 2015

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      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      ThatGuy-MTB (Apr 3, 2020 at 18:11)
       You can make this trail as hard or as easy as you like. Balanced rock can be sessioned, both up and down, on either side and is fun to play around on with the bike. The rest of the trail is well groomed and an easy climb if riding North and a fun DH is riding south.
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      Videos

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      17:31 | 305 | May 20, 2018 , Scottsdale
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