2,333 ft
Distance
78 ft
Climb
-70 ft
Descent
00:07:13
Avg time

Owl's Nest Details

  • Riding Area
    Gold Canyon
    Gold Canyon, Arizona
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Global Ranking
    #5041 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    55 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Year Opened
    2017

Well contoured singletrack along the east end of Quartz Ridge. A little bit of exposure due to narrow trail. Watch out for soft downhill shoulder!! Penalty for failure is lots of cactus!!

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More Stats for Owl's Nest bike trail
  • Altitude change
    9 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,224 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,253 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,226 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,235 ft
  • Grade
    0.378%
  • Grade max
    -11.729%
  • Grade min
    20.53%
  • Distance climb
    1,134 ft
  • Distance down
    1,115 ft
  • Distance flat
    85 ft
  • Avg time
    00:07:13
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Status:
Avg: 5 (2 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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  • > 80%
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Trail Ridden Direction

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  • 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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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 4 rides
      • 21 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 50 rides
      • 16 miles avg distance
      All
      • 74 rides
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      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      flag Birlin (Jan 26, 2018 at 5:58)
       A little post holed due to horses, but fun trail to climb. Long climb in granny gear.
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