Home Sign in with Facebook
or Login with Email

BEST OF PHOTOS iPHONE / ANDROID FORUM DEALS search

Trail 100 - Central

Consensus:    (details)
 4.0 from 1 vote
  Difficult from 1 vote
Your Opinion:
Stars:  
Rating: -none- change
Rank: #12 in Phoenix
#75 in Arizona
#1,718 Overall
Trail near
“Short but steep climbs and descents with a few rocky obstacles.”
Frederic Hall on Feb 12, 2014
Getting There     GPX File     Print
4.8 Miles Doubletrack Type 530’ Ascent -505’ Descent 1,397’ Low 1,608’ High
Description
This section of Trail 100 is the most challenging which may force some to hike-a-bike in the more difficult sections. Note, there are many side trails which can be taken to avoid some of the advanced terrain.

From the parking lot head west towards the Hwy 51 underpass. Once you are through you'll start your first climb. You'll see a trail that forks right (North), but stay on the main trail up the side of the mountain. Once you reach to top, enjoy the views of downtown Phoenix to the south. The downhill is quite steep at the top so be careful and watch for others pushing their bikes up the hill.

The central part of Trail 100 consists of these types of short climbs and descents. You'll soon have another similar climb but the descent is not too difficult. When you get closer to Cave Creek Road you'll have one more steep descent. If you want to avoid this trail or don’t want to climb it coming back, take the Trail 100 B option that will take you around the mountain instead.

After taking the Cave Creek Road underpass, you'll climb up to another ridge. To stay on the trail, follow it left (south) and climb up to another ridge. The downhill off this ridge is advanced, so if you want to avoid it you can take the access trail to Trail 25 (nice singletrack downhill) or the fire road which will connect back to Trail 100.

After you pass under 7th Street you'll reach another parking lot and visitor center. You can continue to ride Trail 100 to the western section or head back east.
View in 3D
Endura - Women20s Baabaa L/S Baselayer
$69.99
50% off
$34.99
at Jenson USA
Maxxis - Freeride Presta Valve Tube
$19.00
42% off
$10.99
at Jenson USA
Giro - 100 Proof Gloves
$84.95
40% off
$50.97
at Backcountry
Fulcrum - Outlet: Fulcrum Racing Tubular W...
$3750.00
49% off
$1908.00
at Jenson USA
Shimano - Dura-Ace CS-9000 11 SPD Cassette
$349.99
23% off
$269.99
at Jenson USA
Oakley - Energy Tank Top - Women's
$65.00
20% off
$52.00
at Competitive Cyclist
Vredestein - Fortezza TriComp Tire - Slick
$90.00
20% off
$72.00
at Backcountry
Fox Racing - Unabomber Gloves - Men's
$49.95
60% off
$19.98
at Competitive Cyclist
Gore Bike Wear - Countdown 2.0 Summer Men'...
$45.95
30% off
$32.17
at Backcountry
Asics - Gel-Cumulus 15 Lite-Show Running S...
$124.95
40% off
$74.97
at Competitive Cyclist
Niterider - Mako 100
$29.99
20% off
$23.99
at Jenson USA
Shimano - Alivio M410 Rear Derailleur
$45.99
46% off
$24.99
at Jenson USA
MTB Project scours dozens of stores to
bring you the best bike deals!
Forecasting the weather...
Recent Conditions
  -none-
Add a Condition Report | View All »
COMMENTS
OTHER RIDES NEAR HERE
5.0 (1)
A 10 mile loop through the Sonoran Preserve.
near Anthem, AZ
5.0 (1)
Singletrack through the Sonoran Desert
near Anthem, AZ
4.0 (1)
A small portion of Deems Hill Park.
near Anthem, AZ

YOU AND THIS RIDE
Your To-Do List: Not on it   Add it! | Your Full List »
Your Check-Ins:
  -none-
Add a New Check-In | View All »

Share This Page
Improve This Page
Add Photo or Map Symbol
Edit Description or GPS track

PHOTOS of Trail 100 - Central
 2.3 from 3 votes
Heading east on Trail 100. All downhill from here until you reach Cave C... (Paradise Valley, AZ)
© 2014 Adventure Projects, LLC Terms | Privacy | About Us