3.3 miles
Distance
692 ft
Climb
-7 ft
Descent
00:35:37
Avg time
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Broadside Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Horse
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    MEDL (Mount Elden Dry Lakes)
    Flagstaff, Arizona
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Direction
    Both Directions
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  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 70 in Trail Running
    • 80 in Hiking
    • 5 in Horseback
  • Year Opened
    2023
  • Land Owner
    Coconino National Forest

Broadside is the new singletrack replacement to the old FS road known as Climb 3. It contours the sidehill at a gentle 3 to 6% grade, connecting the Sunset Trailhead with the western Sunset summit.

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Sunset Trailhead

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More Stats for Broadside multi-use trail trail
  • Altitude change
    688 ft
  • Altitude min
    8,078 ft
  • Altitude max
    8,765 ft
  • Altitude start
    8,078 ft
  • Altitude end
    8,766 ft
  • Grade
    4%
  • Grade max
    -6.1%
  • Grade min
    17.8%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    266 ft
  • Distance flat
    2,579 ft
  • Avg time
    00:35:37
  • Avg reverse time
    00:19:49
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on Jun 29, 2024
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      Broadside Trail Reports

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      Jun 29, 2024 @ 4:32am
      Jun 29, 2024
      May 26, 2024 @ 4:48am
      May 26, 2024
      May 2, 2024 @ 7:07am
      May 2, 2024
      Only a few short stretches of snow near the top. Trail crew out May 1 cleared all downed trees, raked, and repaired erosion spots.
      Nov 10, 2023 @ 1:28am
      Nov 10, 2023
      Downed tree 1/2 mile from summit
      Oct 14, 2023 @ 3:41am
      Oct 14, 2023
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 34 rides
      • 20 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 468 rides
      • 20 miles avg distance
      All
      • 743 rides
      • Last: Jul 19, 2024

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