4,422 ft
Distance
25 ft
Climb
-266 ft
Descent
00:09:19
Avg time

Helipad Details

  • Riding area
    South Mountain
    Phoenix, Arizona
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Global Ranking
    #499

Helipad AKA "Full Pull" is one of the closest things to a "flow trail" on the mountain as far as DH. Yes there is a flat helicopter access pad at the top and end of the trail. Mostly smooth "singletrack" with several opportunities to reach high speeds for the bike. The saddle provides two options a left/right or north/south short and steep finish to the run ending in the valley's wash below. Helipad also makes a good climb and is often the choice for local time trial bragging rights.

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More Stats for Helipad mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -241 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,547 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,789 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,788 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,547 ft
  • Grade
    -5.456%
  • Grade max
    -48.405%
  • Grade min
    17.97%
  • Distance climb
    635 ft
  • Distance down
    3,069 ft
  • Distance flat
    718 ft
  • Avg time
    00:09:19
  • Avg reverse time
    00:12:09
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Status:
on Jul 5, 2017
Dry
Avg: 5 (7 votes)

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Helipad Trail Reports

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Jul 5, 2017 @ 3:27pm
Jul 5, 2017
Feb 15, 2016 @ 5:23pm
Feb 15, 2016
Jan 10, 2016 @ 6:14pm
Jan 10, 2016
Good conditions, be kind to trails, practice etiquette as they are multi-use bicycle yields to hiker.
Jan 9, 2016 @ 12:43pm
Jan 9, 2016
Be kind to trails and represent mountain bicycling well with good etiquette. Bicycle yields to everyone, it is good etiquette to slow to a crawl...
Jan 8, 2016 @ 3:22pm
Jan 8, 2016
Great trail conditions, mostly wide open.
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Jan 14, 2017 @ 11:49am
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Jan 14, 2017 @ 11:49am
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Helipad, Phoenix

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1 Review & Comments

  • + 1
flag Scooter1969 (Jan 14, 2017 at 11:48)
 Great trail - rocky path with few hikers/joggers. Ride up was "fun".
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