7 miles
Distance
727 ft
Climb
-728 ft
Descent
00:41:01
Avg time
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Estero del Soldado Details

  • Riding Area
  • AKA
    El Soldado
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Bridge, Rock Garden, Roller Coaster
  • Global Ranking
    #8262 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    60 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Trail is ridden in a clockwise direction, start by heading up the slight hill on double track, with a short section of single track before passing through an area in development and up a wooden ramp to really start this ride. Trail is 11.4km of mostly fast flowing singletrack with short punchy climbs and rocky downhills. At about KM 3.5 veer to the left, cross the road to the 'La Pila' loop that will end with a short climb up this same road, at the top take the singletrack to the right. At KM 5.5 you will want to take the left up a series of switchbacks to begin the most technical section 'Cactus Muertos'. Other sections as you progress 'Las Cañadas', 'Kamikazee' -a loose downhill with fast super fun flow after it, 'Monument Valley' and 'Montaña Rusa' -the money shot view of the estuary and Tetakawi the iconic mountain of San Carlos. Take a left to finish the trail with another KM of fun before returning to the parking lot. Definitely arrive early during summer months to avoid the heat and bring plenty of water, if not, there are several options to shorten the ride if you need to due the Sonoran heat and humidity. Nos vemos en la pista!

Access Info

Parking area is located at KM 3 of the Delfinario road between San Carlos and Guaymas. Located on on a small hill on the left side of the road just after passing the Estero del Soldado Estuary visitor center. Trail map and trash can located at parking area. Start this loop trail by heading up the slight hill on double track.

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More Stats for Estero del Soldado bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -0 ft
  • Altitude min
    4 ft
  • Altitude max
    157 ft
  • Altitude start
    4 ft
  • Altitude end
    4 ft
  • Grade
    -0.001%
  • Grade max
    -15.804%
  • Grade min
    16.589%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 miles
  • Avg time
    00:41:01
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Status:
on Jan 13, 2018
Dry
Avg: 5 (1 votes)

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  • 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 Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
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  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
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  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
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      Estero del Soldado Trail Reports

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      Jan 13, 2018 @ 7:51am
      Jan 13, 2018
      reporter
      Jul 11, 2017 @ 9:01pm
      Jul 11, 2017
      Jan 21, 2017 @ 8:54pm
      Jan 21, 2017
      reporter Overall good conditions. Some loose downhills in Cactus Muertos and kamikaze.
      Jul 12, 2016 @ 9:00am
      Jul 12, 2016
      reporter
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      Feb 3, 2017 @ 9:04am
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      Estero del Soldado, Guaymas
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      Feb 3, 2017 @ 9:03am
      Feb 3, 2017
      Estero del Soldado, Guaymas

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