5 miles
Distance
633 ft
Climb
-1,607 ft
Descent
00:54:33
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Sunset Trail

Sunset Details

  • Riding Area
    Flagstaff
    Flagstaff, Arizona
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Blue (1 vote)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #4381 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    30 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

A fun, and often times, fast trail. Lower Sunset is easily ridden in both directions and is a Blue. Upper Sunset is primarily downhill and has some Black sections.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Sunset bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -975 ft
  • Altitude min
    8,050 ft
  • Altitude max
    9,154 ft
  • Altitude start
    9,043 ft
  • Altitude end
    8,068 ft
  • Grade
    -3.888%
  • Grade max
    -43.917%
  • Grade min
    19.352%
  • Distance climb
    1 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    604 ft
  • Avg time
    00:54:33
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Status:
on Nov 21, 2018
Dry
Avg: 4.7 (19 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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  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
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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
      Directions to sunset-16334 trailhead (35.242990, -111.595250)
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      Sunset Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Nov 21, 2018 @ 4:32pm
      Nov 21, 2018
      Oct 22, 2018 @ 7:58am
      Oct 22, 2018
      Oct 6, 2018 @ 1:44pm
      Oct 6, 2018
      We beat the rain this morning and conditions couldn’t have been better. I’m watching it rain over the area right now. We hit sunset and rolled...
      Nov 24, 2017 @ 7:58am
      Nov 24, 2017
      Sep 4, 2017 @ 8:19pm
      Sep 4, 2017
      Dry, all downed trees cleared
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
      •  
      6 Months
      • 3 rides
      • 18 miles avg distance
      All
      • 13 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      2 |
      Oct 14, 2018 @ 3:20pm
      Oct 14, 2018
      Sunset, Flagstaff
      9 |
      Oct 14, 2018 @ 3:02pm
      Oct 14, 2018
      Sunset, Flagstaff
      17 |
      Oct 14, 2018 @ 3:02pm
      Oct 14, 2018
      Sunset, Flagstaff
      26 |
      Oct 14, 2018 @ 3:02pm
      Oct 14, 2018
      Sunset, Flagstaff

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      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      flag Thomasbenko (May 9, 2018 at 10:53)
       Very dry, some small rocks, branches. Those are tough!
      [Reply]

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