Upper Ridge

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Rank: #1 in the Hawes / Sonoran Desert Trail System area
#43 in AZ, #2,011 Overall
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Trail in the area near Fountain Hills,
“Beautiful low grade singletrack with berms - good in either direction.”
Josh Donahue on May 11, 2013
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1.82.9 milesKilometers 59’18 m Ascent 1,726’526 m High 4% Avg Grade (2°)
Singletrack Type -354’-108 m Descent 1,376’419 m Low 10% Max Grade (6°)
This is a great trail that is fun to bomb down. It can also provide good easy climbing access to the more technical trails in the system, as part of a longer loop.

It's frequently linked in with Hawes Trail and the Saddle Trail.
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