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Slim Shady Trail

Easy/Intermediate

Trail

2.6 mile 4.1 kilometer point to point
95% Runnable
Easy/Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 265' 81 m
Descent: -264' -80 m
High: 4,464' 1,361 m
Low: 4,202' 1,281 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 4% (2°)
Max Grade: 11% (6°)

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A fun undulating singletrack trail.

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The trail rolls along to connect with Made in the Shade, Templeton Trail, and Hiline Trail. There's not much vertical, but lots of short, steep, climbs along the way. This area is very well marked at all intersections.

Description

This trail starts across the street from the Bell Rock Vista trailhead. It begins as a fairly nondescript singletrack right where the sidewalk ends. You'll know you're on the trail after a few yards - it's well-travelled.

There are a few short sections that might slow folks down, but generally it's a nice smooth trail without too much to trip you up along the way. The trail surface is mostly red dirt and features more dirt than rock. Thus, this trail is definitely smoother than many of the others in this area.

The trail continues along to connect with Made in the Shade, Templeton Trail, and Hiline Trail. There's not much vertical, but many short, steep climbs along the way. This area is very well marked at all intersections.

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Apr 8, 2019
Emma Buth
Gorgeous at the plateau. And then as you meaner your way down the other side it gets scary (shady, but steep and some overgrowth 2mi — 0h 45m
Jan 19, 2019
Kayla Pearson
Beautiful trail, not difficult. 2mi
Dec 9, 2018
Lindsay Brooke
+ Made in the Shade on the way back down 6mi

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  4.8 from 4 votes

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in Sedona

#5166

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#2

in Sedona

#124

in Arizona

#5,166

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High desert beauty!  From the Slim Shady Trail
Mar 18, 2015 near Village…, AZ
Slickrock section of the Slim Shady trail
Jul 8, 2019 near Village…, AZ

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