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1,036 mi 1,667 km of trail 52 Runs

Gems 2 Gems Easy Trails 139 Trails Intermediate Trails 216 Trails Hard Trails 57 Trails
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gem Favorite Sunrise from Goldmine Mountain.

Goldmine Mountain Peak

(8) Queen C…, AZ
gem Favorite This is just a sampling of the hieroglyphics you'll see along the trail.

Hieroglyphs

(12) Apache…, AZ

Runs in Phoenix Metro - 52

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Favorite Sunset over Phoenix while descending Camelback
Difficult

Camelback Mountain via Cholla Trail

3.2 mi 5.2 km • Out and Back • 1,193 ft Ascent 363.49 m Ascent

(65) Paradis…, AZ
Favorite View north from near summit of Tom's Thumb.
Difficult

Tom's Thumb

4.4 mi 7.1 km • Out and Back • 1,084 ft Ascent 330.45 m Ascent

(45) Rio Verde, AZ
Favorite The saddle above Flatiron Trail, lit by the city, about 2:30AM. For me, the moment the camera earned its pack weight.
Difficult

Superstition Ridgeline

11.2 mi 18.1 km • Point to Point • 3,431 ft Ascent 1045.89 m Ascent

(24) Apache…, AZ
Favorite Along the Peralta Canyon Trail, you'll have a spectacular view of the mountains behind you as you're on your way to Weaver's Needle.
Difficult

Weavers Needle Loop

12.7 mi 20.4 km • Loop • 2,643 ft Ascent 805.52 m Ascent

(20) Gold Camp, AZ
Favorite This is just a sampling of the hieroglyphics you'll see along the trail.
Intermediate

Hieroglyphic Trail #101

3.0 mi 4.8 km • Out and Back • 571 ft Ascent 174.16 m Ascent

(16) Apache…, AZ
Favorite It's a gorgeous view from the top of the Black Mesa Trail.
Intermediate

Second Water/Black Mesa/Dutchman Loop

9.3 mi 14.9 km • Loop • 994 ft Ascent 302.89 m Ascent

(9) Apache…, AZ
Favorite From 'spines' to 'pines' runners climb from the desert to the cool forests of the Bradshaw Mountains in Crown King, Arizona!
Difficult

Crown King 50K

32.2 mi 51.9 km • Point to Point • 6,182 ft Ascent 1884.42 m Ascent

(2) New River, AZ
Favorite Looking towards Ridgeback Overlook from Apache Vista.
Intermediate

Phoenix Sonoran Desert Preserve

5.6 mi 9.0 km • Loop • 697 ft Ascent 212.42 m Ascent

(13) Cave Creek, AZ

Trails in Phoenix Metro - 360

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2.4 mi 3.9 km #1Siphon Draw Trail #53
Difficult
Apache Junction, AZ
Difficult
2.4 mi 3.9 km Apache Junction, AZ 34 
1.1 mi 1.8 km #2Echo Canyon Summit Trail
Difficult
Paradise Valley, AZ
Difficult
1.1 mi 1.8 km Paradise Valley, AZ 44 
1.1 mi 1.8 km #3Piestewa Peak Summit Trail #300
Difficult
Paradise Valley, AZ
Difficult
1.1 mi 1.8 km Paradise Valley, AZ 42 
8.0 mi 12.9 km #4Superstition Ridgeline Trail
Very Difficult
Apache Junction, AZ
Very Difficult
8.0 mi 12.9 km Apache Junction, AZ
2.4 mi 3.8 km #5Dynamite Trail
Intermediate
Queen Creek, AZ
Intermediate
2.4 mi 3.8 km Queen Creek, AZ
2.5 mi 4.1 km #6Goldmine Trail
Difficult
Queen Creek, AZ
Difficult
2.5 mi 4.1 km Queen Creek, AZ 10 
1.2 mi 1.9 km #7Mormon Trail
Intermediate
Guadalupe, AZ
Intermediate
1.2 mi 1.9 km Guadalupe, AZ 20 
4.5 mi 7.2 km #8Granite Mountain Loop Trail
Intermediate
Carefree, AZ
Intermediate
4.5 mi 7.2 km Carefree, AZ
5.7 mi 9.2 km #9Go John Trail
Difficult
Cave Creek, AZ
Difficult
5.7 mi 9.2 km Cave Creek, AZ 11 
1.2 mi 2.0 km #10Ma Ha Tauk Trail
Intermediate
Laveen, AZ
Intermediate
1.2 mi 2.0 km Laveen, AZ
2.7 mi 4.4 km #11Butcher Jones Trail #463
Intermediate
Apache Junction, AZ
Intermediate
2.7 mi 4.4 km Apache Junction, AZ
3.3 mi 5.3 km #12Bell Pass Trail
Intermediate
Fountain Hills, AZ
Intermediate
3.3 mi 5.3 km Fountain Hills, AZ
15.6 mi 25.1 km #13Pemberton Loop Trail
Intermediate
Rio Verde, AZ
Intermediate
15.6 mi 25.1 km Rio Verde, AZ
0.5 mi 0.8 km #14Hidden Valley Trail
Intermediate
Guadalupe, AZ
Intermediate
0.5 mi 0.8 km Guadalupe, AZ
3.2 mi 5.1 km #15Cholla Mountain Loop Trail
Intermediate
Carefree, AZ
Intermediate
3.2 mi 5.1 km Carefree, AZ
3.1 mi 4.9 km #16Windgate Pass Trail
Intermediate
Fountain Hills, AZ
Intermediate
3.1 mi 4.9 km Fountain Hills, AZ
1.9 mi 3.1 km #17Cone Mountain Trail
Easy
Carefree, AZ
Easy
1.9 mi 3.1 km Carefree, AZ
2.8 mi 4.4 km #18Tonto Tank Trail
Easy
Rio Verde, AZ
Easy
2.8 mi 4.4 km Rio Verde, AZ
1.3 mi 2.1 km #19Eastwing Mountain Trail
Anthem, AZ
1.3 mi 2.1 km Anthem, AZ
3.0 mi 4.8 km #20Sport Loop
Intermediate
Fountain Hills, AZ
Intermediate
3.0 mi 4.8 km Fountain Hills, AZ

Photos of Phoenix Metro - 510

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From 'spines' to 'pines' runners climb from the desert to the cool forests of the Bradshaw Mountains in Crown King, Arizona!
Aug 24, 2018 near New River, AZ
Dawn from the top of Flatiron Trail
Jan 25, 2020 near Apache…, AZ
The saddle above Flatiron Trail, lit by the city, about 2:30AM. For me, the moment the camera earned its pack weight.
Jan 25, 2020 near Apache…, AZ
Moonbow on way up Carney slope.
Jan 25, 2020 near Apache…, AZ
Moonbow halfway up the initial Carney Spring climb.
Jan 25, 2020 near Apache…, AZ
Mammillaria Grahamii - Arizona Fishhook Cactus
Jul 17, 2018 near Tempe J…, AZ
Sunset over Phoenix while descending Camelback
Mar 8, 2019 near Paradis…, AZ
Sunset on Camelback
Mar 8, 2019 near Paradis…, AZ

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