3 miles
Distance
231 ft
Climb
-367 ft
Descent
00:19:48
Avg time

Coachwhip Details

  • Riding Area
    McDowell Mountain Park
    Fountain Hills, Arizona
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #30705 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    80 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Coachwhip is a bit more difficult than Pemberton, and a Dixie Mine/Coachwhip extension is a great way to add some elevation and climb/descent challenge to your typical Pemby loop. Rideable in either direction, but the descent from Dixie Mine trail to Pemberton is particularly sweet.

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More Stats for Coachwhip bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -136 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,174 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,435 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,321 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,185 ft
  • Grade
    -0.992%
  • Grade max
    -34.346%
  • Grade min
    40.568%
  • Distance climb
    4,100 ft
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    496 ft
  • Avg time
    00:19:48
  • Avg reverse time
    00:20:54
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Status:
on Nov 24, 2018
Very Dry
Avg: 3.5 (8 votes)

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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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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
Directions to coachwhip-14810 trailhead (33.655030, -111.775320)
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Coachwhip Trail Reports

datedescription
Nov 24, 2018 @ 6:51am
Nov 24, 2018
Sep 1, 2018 @ 8:04am
Sep 1, 2018
Trail predictably dry. Hiking it today. Very pretty.
Apr 21, 2018 @ 8:32am
Apr 21, 2018
Oct 8, 2017 @ 5:36pm
Oct 8, 2017
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Photos

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Jul 26, 2016 @ 4:16pm
Jul 26, 2016
Coachwhip, Fountain Hills
250 |
Apr 26, 2015 @ 5:53pm
Apr 26, 2015
Coachwhip, Scottsdale

Routes with this trail

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