ElevationAscent: 1,115' 340 m
Descent: -64' -20 m
High: 2,323' 708 m
Low: 1,270' 387 m
GradeAvg Grade: 9% (5°)
Max Grade: 39% (22°)
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The trail initially follows the perimeter of the Heard Scout Pueblo, a day camp. You can get a good view of their high-ropes course as you go by. Then the trail heads earnestly up the hill. As you climb, the views of the city and northern mountains get better and better. The trail is well maintained by a local bicycle club.
About halfway up, the trail intersects a popular downhill mountain bike track and follows it the rest of the way to the top. Be on your toes here, because fast moving downhill bikes can appear suddenly.
At the top, there is a parking lot, and a number of trails branch out from here, creating opportunities for loops.
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Land Manager: City of Phoenix - Trails and Desert Preserves