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East End Trail

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Trail

1.4 mile 2.3 kilometer point to point
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Elevation

Ascent: 3' 1 m
Descent: -1,033' -315 m
High: 3,607' 1,099 m
Low: 2,577' 785 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 14% (8°)
Max Grade: 30% (16°)

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Trail shared by Tom Dobson

One of the toughest and most rewarding trails in the McDowells.

Tom Dobson

Features Birding · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

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East End is an incredibly steep trail that ties the Windgate Pass Trail to the Tom Thumb Trail. Even though it's so short, it is one of the steepest and most rewarding sections of trail in the McDowells. Enjoy the views from above!

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Land Manager: City of Scottsdale

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Apr 4, 2019
Rachel H
Mar 3, 2019
Guy Granger
Did as part of a 10 mi. loop from Tom Thumb TH over Windgate pass. This trail is challenging but lonely. 1.4mi — 1h 00m
Feb 1, 2017
Morgan Faber

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Get out and experience the McDowell Mountains in Scottsdale, AZ!
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