3,500 ft
Distance
107 ft
Climb
-2 ft
Descent
00:07:09
Avg time

Horseshoe Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    McDowell Mountain
    Fountain Hills, Arizona
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #98728 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #11680 in Trail Running
    • #2548 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    75 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 60 in Trail Running
    • 95 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    McDowell Sonoran Preserve

A short connector trail from the Village health club parking lot connecting to the Gateway Loop Trail and Windgate Pass. The trail has a nice pitch for a warmup, but not a lot of flow to it, as there are a number of medium sized boulders in inoppotune spots.

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More Stats for Horseshoe mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    105 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,704 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,809 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,704 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,809 ft
  • Grade
    3.001%
  • Grade max
    -1.018%
  • Grade min
    16.068%
  • Distance climb
    3,169 ft
  • Distance down
    268 ft
  • Distance flat
    62 ft
  • Avg time
    00:07:09
  • Avg reverse time
    00:05:00
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Status:
on Dec 31, 2019
Dry
Avg: 2 (1 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
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  • Snow Covered
  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 3 rides
      • 7 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 61 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      All
      • 407 rides
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      Routes with this trail

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      27 miles

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