4,226 ft
Distance
575 ft
Climb
2 miles
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    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T2 Mountain Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #232706 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #54129 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    75 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 100 in Hiking
  • Land Owner
    Coronado National Forest

Technical, rocky, steep trail descending Heliograph Peak toward Arcadia Trail. Heliograph trail received significant work in October 2023 but still remains very raw in nature.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Heliograph Trail #328A mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    575 ft
  • Altitude min
    9,406 ft
  • Altitude start
    9,406 ft
  • Altitude end
    9,980 ft
  • Grade
    13.6%
  • Grade max
    -0.3%
  • Grade min
    51.3%
  • Distance climb
    3,747 ft
  • Distance flat
    479 ft
  • Avg reverse time
    00:13:31
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on Jul 1, 2024
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Avg: 4.5 (2 votes)
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      Heliograph Trail... Trail Reports

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      Jul 1, 2024 @ 9:34pm
      Jul 1, 2024
      Helio is tree free with a bit of seasonal grass and brush. Still holding up reailly well post Fall 2024's restoration. SDMB spent two days working...
      Jun 2, 2024 @ 4:06pm
      Jun 2, 2024
      Trail held up really well despite a big winter/snow year. Only one tree down about 2/3 of the way down and it's not in a spot that will really...
      Oct 10, 2023 @ 4:50pm
      Oct 10, 2023
      Trail received significant maintenance in early October 2023 and is in probably the best condition in 10 years. That said the more open nature of...
      Jun 1, 2023 @ 12:10pm
      Jun 1, 2023
      Trail report from May 29th 2023. Trail is in decent shape relative to years past. A couple of down trees and overgrown brush but the main issues...
      Sep 29, 2022 @ 10:02am
      Sep 29, 2022
      The trail was clear except for a New Mexican Locust tree across the trail, which I cut up and moved aside.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      • 10 rides
      • Last: Nov 12, 2023

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      Aug 19, 2020 @ 2:41am
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      Routes with this trail

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      Smores Shuttle20 miles
      Helio-Arcadia Shuttle7 miles

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      Heliograph Peak - Upper Arcadia
      3:37 | 200 | Aug 19, 2020 , Safford
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