3 miles
Distance
230 ft
Climb
-1,003 ft
Descent
00:41:10
Avg time

National Details

  • Riding Area
    South Mountain
    Phoenix, Arizona
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Double Black Diamond (2 votes)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Global Ranking
    #558 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    80 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 85 in Hiking

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More Stats for National bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -773 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,570 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,403 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,343 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,570 ft
  • Grade
    -4.236%
  • Grade max
    -63.196%
  • Grade min
    70.445%
  • Distance climb
    4,099 ft
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,358 ft
  • Avg time
    00:41:10
  • Avg reverse time
    01:07:49
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Status:
on Nov 6, 2018
Dry
Avg: 4.7 (31 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • 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%
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 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
  • Other Other
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      National Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Nov 6, 2018 @ 1:50pm
      Nov 6, 2018
      Trail work has been done on lower National from Hell Hill to the Mormon Trail junction. Work was done by Pivot Cycles trail crew. Overall the...
      Oct 8, 2018 @ 6:45am
      Oct 8, 2018
      Oct 3, 2018 @ 9:43pm
      Oct 3, 2018
      Lovely as usual, some sand on the washes but all good as usual
      Mar 25, 2018 @ 1:25pm
      Mar 25, 2018
      Mar 17, 2018 @ 7:25am
      Mar 17, 2018
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 16 rides
      • 15 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 168 rides
      • 15 miles avg distance
      All
      • 1,212 rides
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      Photos

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      10 |
      Dec 29, 2018 @ 3:56am
      Dec 29, 2018
      National, Gilbert
      496 |
      Aug 11, 2017 @ 5:24am
      Aug 11, 2017
      | 2 comments National, Gilbert
      298 |
      Aug 8, 2017 @ 12:08pm
      Aug 8, 2017
      National, My City
      314 |
      Feb 9, 2017 @ 1:05pm
      Feb 9, 2017
      National, Phoenix

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