5 miles
Distance
564 ft
Climb
-661 ft
Descent
00:59:00
Avg time
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Girdner Details

  • Riding area
    Sedona
    Sedona, Arizona
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking

Beginner 10%, intermediate 80% and advanced 5%, expert 5%, 4.5 mile MTB trail is a bi-directional singletrack that for a big part follows and crosses the Dry Creek Wash (not wet weather friendly). The hill between the wash and the Cultural Park trailhead offers the best downhill or climb experience. A small hill between wash crossings about 2.6 miles from the Dry Creek Road trailhead offers a short but brutal rock garden ride section. There is no preferred direction and the trail is a great connector for several other fun loops.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Girdner mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -98 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,224 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,602 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,595 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,497 ft
  • Grade
    -0.393%
  • Grade max
    -21.067%
  • Grade min
    22.496%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,636 ft
  • Avg time
    00:59:00
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Status:
on Oct 20, 2018
Dry
Avg: 2.9 (11 votes)

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Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to girdner trailhead (34.887910, -111.822810)
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Girdner Trail Reports

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Oct 20, 2018 @ 2:00pm
Oct 20, 2018
Due to major flooding a couple of weeks ago the 9 or so river crossing are all washed out. Several of the old crossing points now have huge tree...
Feb 26, 2017 @ 8:57am
Feb 26, 2017
The usually dry creek crossings are all very wet creek crossings. This trails usually rides back and forth across the creek bed, in this case that...
Mar 21, 2016 @ 1:42pm
Mar 21, 2016
Very dry. Lots of rocks an dry creek crossings; Made me do too much hoofing.
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Dec 2, 2017 @ 10:00am
Dec 2, 2017
Girdner, Kaleden
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Nov 25, 2017 @ 3:56pm
Nov 25, 2017
Girdner, Kaleden
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Jul 9, 2017 @ 2:42pm
Jul 9, 2017
Girdner, Sedona
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Jul 9, 2017 @ 2:42pm
Jul 9, 2017
Girdner, Sedona

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2 Reviews & Comments

  • + 1
flag thilliar (Feb 15, 2015 at 20:03)
 The newly re-routed section between AZ Cypress Alt. and AZ Cypress is super fast and fun in both directions.
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  • + 1
flag atfarley (Apr 7, 2018 at 20:00)
 A few parts are fun to the north but overall this trail is real crappy.
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