4,667 ft
Distance
20 ft
Climb
-581 ft
Descent
00:08:13
Avg time
Supporters, Builders, Maintainers & Land Managers of Bigelow Trail

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    Land Manager

Bigelow Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
    • Horse
  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
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  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking
    #46687 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #52725 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    85 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 50 in Hiking
    • 5 in Horseback
  • Land Manager
    Coronado National Forest

A short but very fun trail that starts from the base of the Mt. Bigelow Cell towers and ends in the Palisades parking area. The trail is rocky but rideable the whole way, with some nicely built switchbacks. The top of the trail is somewhat steeper and has the largest feature on the trail, a drop that goes over multiple roots. After descending 0.2 miles you will reach an intersection with the butterfly trail and incinerator ridge, turn right to continue on Bigelow. Be alert for hikers.

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More Stats for Bigelow bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -561 ft
  • Altitude min
    7,950 ft
  • Altitude max
    8,511 ft
  • Altitude start
    8,511 ft
  • Altitude end
    7,950 ft
  • Grade
    -12.02%
  • Grade max
    -51.516%
  • Grade min
    11.692%
  • Distance climb
    221 ft
  • Distance down
    4,390 ft
  • Distance flat
    56 ft
  • Avg time
    00:08:13
  • Avg reverse time
    00:32:24
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Status:
on Jul 18, 2021
Variable
Avg: 4.15 (8 votes)

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  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Bigelow Trail Reports

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      Jul 18, 2021 @ 4:17pm
      Jul 18, 2021
      Nov 3, 2020 @ 8:19pm
      Nov 3, 2020
      Downed trees at the top when coming off of the towers. Fairly gnar for about a hundred yards. Fine otherwise.
      Nov 1, 2020 @ 10:48am
      Nov 1, 2020
      reporter
      Jun 26, 2020 @ 9:01am
      Jun 26, 2020
      reporter Closed due to Bighorn Fire
      Sep 1, 2019 @ 10:17am
      Sep 1, 2019
      All clear
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 3 rides
      • 16 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 11 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
      All
      • 519 rides
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      Mar 13, 2020 @ 9:15am
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      Apr 28, 2018 @ 5:09pm
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      Apr 28, 2018 @ 5:08pm
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      Apr 28, 2018 @ 5:07pm
      Apr 28, 2018

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      Bigelow Mountain Biking in Tucson
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