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Ridgeline Trail

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One way

0.9 miles

1.4 km

Difficulty

Intermediate

Elevation gain

73 ft

22 m

Highest point

1,699 ft

518 m

Avg grade

7% (4°)

Elevation loss

-225 ft

-69 m

Max grade

23% (13°)

Elevation loss

-225 ft

-69 m

Avg grade

7% (4°)

Lowest point

1,495 ft

456 m


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South Mountain Park/Preserve, AZ

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South Mountain Park - East Tour

Overview

From the west end, the Ridgeline Trail starts from the Javelina Canyon Trail. The trail follows the ridge on the northern side of Pima Canyon, passing over a few hilltops along the way. The trail is not terribly tough to navigate, but it is steep and rocky in some spots. After traversing the ridgeline, a final descent will bring you to the trail's end in a junction with the Beverly Canyon Trail. From the west end, the Ridgeline Trail starts from the Javelina Canyon Trail. The trail follows the ridge on the northern side of Pima Canyon, passing over a few hilltops along the way. The trail is not terribly tough to navigate, but it is steep and rocky in some spots. After traversing the ridgeline, a final descent will bring you to the trail's end in a junction with the Beverly Canyon Trail.

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Land Manager: City of Phoenix - Trails and Desert Preserves

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3.3 from 4 hikers

Intermediate

Difficulty average from 4 hikers
1-5 of 6 reviews

Holyoke, CO
Jan 21, 2020
Conditions: Some Mud - Light drizzle today but still a great set of trails for being so close to the city.

Jan 9, 2020
Conditions: Mostly Dry

Nov 1, 2019
Conditions: Dry
Rated difficulty: Intermediate

Oakland, CA
Feb 24, 2019
Conditions: Dry

Dec 24, 2017
Conditions: Dry

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