6 miles
Distance
429 ft
Climb
-543 ft
Descent
01:07:33
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Jacob Crosscut Trail

Jacob Crosscut Details

  • Riding Area
    Superstitions West
    Apache Junction, Arizona
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Season
    autumn, winter, spring
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #22622 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    85 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Trail gets progressively more technical going southbound.

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More Stats for Jacob Crosscut bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -114 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,996 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,257 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,109 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,996 ft
  • Grade
    -0.389%
  • Grade max
    -14.921%
  • Grade min
    16.289%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    5,157 ft
  • Avg time
    01:07:33
  • Avg reverse time
    01:33:04
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Status:
on Nov 2, 2018
Dry
Avg: 4 (5 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • 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
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • 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
  • Other Other
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      Jacob Crosscut Trail Reports

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      Nov 2, 2018 @ 8:54pm
      Nov 2, 2018
      Attempted to ride this 2 years ago...pre-SALT crew trail rehab...was a calvacade of cannon balls and barely got a mile going from the Broadway...
      Feb 23, 2017 @ 11:26am
      Feb 23, 2017
      reporter Jacob Crosscut has been getting a major overhaul from the SALT crew. Currently, there are only a few tricky spots remaining with work ongoing....
      Feb 23, 2017 @ 9:07am
      Feb 23, 2017
      I've ridden this trail and yes it is very rocky but totally doable if you have good skills and like to suffer a bit it's a good ride. If doing an...
      Mar 18, 2016 @ 2:50pm
      Mar 18, 2016
      This trail becomes way too rocky to ride the farther south you go. Save your time and ride some other trail. Good for hiking with great views,...
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 4 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
      All
      • 44 rides
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      Photos

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      Feb 3, 2019 @ 1:08pm
      Feb 3, 2019
      | 2 comments Jacob Crosscut, Apache Junction
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      Nov 29, 2018 @ 7:42am
      Nov 29, 2018
      Jacob Crosscut, Apache Junction
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      Nov 2, 2018 @ 8:58pm
      Nov 2, 2018
      Jacob Crosscut, My City
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      May 5, 2017 @ 6:40am
      May 5, 2017
      Jacob Crosscut, Phoenix

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      1 Review & Comments

      • + 1
      flag mtbyetico (Mar 18, 2018 at 8:00)
       This trail has been ruined by the "Improvements" being made. Completely changed the character of the trail.
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