1 miles
Distance
186 ft
Climb
-220 ft
Descent
00:13:58
Avg time

Vortex 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
    #14424 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    75 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 90 in Hiking

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More Stats for Vortex bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -33 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,992 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,145 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,025 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,992 ft
  • Grade
    -0.583%
  • Grade max
    -49.04%
  • Grade min
    45.55%
  • Distance climb
    2,019 ft
  • Distance down
    3,323 ft
  • Distance flat
    303 ft
  • Avg time
    00:13:58
  • Avg reverse time
    00:21:37
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Status:
on Jul 2, 2018
Very Dry
Avg: 4.35 (6 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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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.

  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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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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
Directions to vortex trailhead (33.375690, -111.406650)
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Vortex Trail Reports

Photos

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48 |
May 15, 2017 @ 10:20am
May 15, 2017
Vortex, Apache Junction
76 |
Jan 23, 2017 @ 4:29am
Jan 23, 2017
Vortex, My City
217 |
Mar 19, 2015 @ 12:06pm
Mar 19, 2015
Vortex, Gold Canyon
140 |
Dec 29, 2014 @ 7:55am
Dec 29, 2014
Vortex, Gold Canyon

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1 Review & Comments

  • + 0
flag happyboyc (Dec 20, 2017 at 12:40)
 Nice cross-country trail that gets you into some red rock.
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