3 miles
Distance
359 ft
Climb
-385 ft
Descent
00:26:54
Avg time

Scenic Details

  • Riding area
    McDowell Mountain
    Fountain Hills, Arizona
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Global Ranking

Great moderate loop off of the Pemberton trail that offers short, punchy climbs, and fun descents. The trail is named appropriately, the views along the entire route are fantastic! Best ridden clockwise.

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More Stats for Scenic mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -26 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,739 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,014 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,898 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,872 ft
  • Grade
    -0.146%
  • Grade max
    -36.968%
  • Grade min
    37.637%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,695 ft
  • Avg time
    00:26:54
  • Avg reverse time
    00:27:53
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Status:
on Nov 26, 2017
Very Dry
Avg: 3.35 (6 votes)

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Scenic Trail Reports

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Nov 26, 2017 @ 6:41am
Nov 26, 2017
Oct 7, 2017 @ 2:03pm
Oct 7, 2017
May 9, 2017 @ 8:37am
May 9, 2017
Nice to get a moderate climb in going CW and view the surrounding flat desert.
Jan 8, 2017 @ 6:37pm
Jan 8, 2017
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Pemberton SS Action
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McDowell 50
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1 Review & Comments

  • + 2
flag DrHog (Nov 25, 2015 at 12:38)
 Worthy sidetrip from Pemby for some climbing and views.
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