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Quartz Trail

Intermediate
 3.8 (4)

An easy climb or a fun winding downhill, depending on which direction you go.


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Map Key

2.9

Miles

4.6

KM

Singletrack

1,991' 607 m

High

1,517' 462 m

Low

476' 145 m

Up

22' 7 m

Down

3%

Avg Grade (2°)

14%

Max Grade (8°)

Dogs Unknown

E-Bikes Allowed

Features -none-

Description

A fun rocky trail through neighborhoods in the McDowell Sonoran Preserve. It can be ridden either way and has some fun opportunities for jumps and transitions. Ride up through the wash, skipping all the junctions along the way.

Contacts

Land Manager: Maricopa County Parks

Shared By:

Daniel Young

Trail Ratings

  3.8 from 4 votes

#2

in Scottsdale

#14289

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  3.8 from 4 votes
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#2

in Scottsdale

#347

in Arizona

#14,289

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Photos

Lower Quartz Trail in the wash between neighborhoods....very rocky
Sep 5, 2018 near Fountai…, AZ
Looking Down Quartz Trail from just below the summit....near the connector to Taliesin Trail.
Jan 17, 2015 near Fountai…, AZ
Near the bottom of Quartz Trail
Sep 4, 2013 near Fountai…, AZ

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Apr 18, 2020
Dave Deckey
Nov 24, 2019
John Mount
Nov 17, 2018
Alyssa Griffin
Super rocky near babes work.
Apr 14, 2018
Tom Markham
Aug 25, 2016
Jeff Nielsen