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blueBlack Baldwin Loop

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2.1 mile 3.4 kilometer loop
Singletrack
Intermediate/Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 245' 75 m
Descent: -236' -72 m
High: 4,126' 1,258 m
Low: 3,959' 1,207 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 4% (2°)
Max Grade: 16% (9°)

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A nice loop trail that connects with Hiline and Templeton trails.

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Much of the riding on this loop is intermediate, but there are a couple of challenging spots. It's a loop that you can start at any point and go in either direction, though it's shown counter-clockwise here, and that's probably the best direction.

Starting from the intersection with Templeton Trail, it's a flowy cruise on soft red dirt at first. In 1/4 mile, you'll pass a small parking lot, and after that, the trail climbs and gets rockier. There's a nice vista at the high point with familiar views out across the area. Once the trail heads downhill, you'll encounter a few challenging spots on the descent (if you're headed CCW). You can bear right onto Highline Trail for an extreme downhill challenge.

Otherwise, this section of Baldwin is a great place to work on technical rock handling skills. Everything comes at you gradually so you can size it up before taking a plunge, and the consequences aren't as high as in other trails in the area.

The trail eventually winds through a flat rocky section back to the starting point at Templeton Trail.

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Jun 1, 2019
Joel Lopez
Apr 13, 2019
daron topel
Jan 17, 2018
Kiko Giraldo
Dec 24, 2017
Abe Ferraro
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Sep 10, 2017
Felipe Ituarte
May 18, 2017
Marc Helfer
May 18, 2017
Dutch Cowboy
May 17, 2017
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#81

in Arizona

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