The Peaks View Loop: Parhelic Circle Trail Races
ElevationAscent: 849' 259 m
Descent: -844' -257 m
High: 8,819' 2,688 m
Low: 8,002' 2,439 m
GradeAvg Grade: 6% (3°)
Max Grade: 25% (14°)
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“A steady, mostly-runnable climb to stunning views of the San Francisco Peaks.”— Evan Reimondo
Featured Race - Jul 27, 2019
Take Goshawk for approximately a mile and turn right onto a singletrack trail, which will wrap around into a valley between to significant hills—take the trail up the valley where it turns to two track, and bear left at the first intersection to go toward the higher shoulder of the hill.
Continue straight over the shoulder (don't turn left with the more obvious two-track that goes to the high point) and continue down the hillside. Pass the Morning Glory Yurt on the right and continue left onto Goshawk Trail again. About 0.25 miles down the hill turn right to follow the Goshawk downhill route, stay on this until you intersect with Babbitt Trail, where you'll take a left.
Pass the Lupine Yurt and immediately turn right (between the yurt and portable toilet) on Lava Trail (singletrack and doubletrack). Take Lava downhill and take a left Magma Trail. After another 0.25 miles take a right on Aa Trail (two track/dirt road) and follow it downhill to its intersection with Black Bear and Deer Trail—merge here and follow it briefly to the intersection with Babbitt Trail—take a quick right to run back to the lodge.
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