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3.3 mile 5.3 kilometer point to point
76% Runnable
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 1,194' 364 m
Descent: -622' -190 m
High: 3,198' 975 m
Low: 2,014' 614 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 11% (6°)
Max Grade: 35% (19°)

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Trail shared by Tom Dobson

An epically steep run through Bell Pass.

Tom Dobson

Features Birding · Fall Colors · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Daylight use only.

Runner Notes

Tighten up the shoes - Knees up, toes up!!! If this don't get your heart rate up, check for vitals.

Description

This trail runs up through Bell Pass and gives a panoramic view of the Valley of the Sun. Access the Bell Pass Trail from the Gateway Loop Trail if running counter clockwise or the Windgate Pass Trail if running clockwise. This is a super trail with both steep and rolling sections for everyone. Vistas abound from the highpoint.

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Land Manager: City of Scottsdale

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