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Sidewinder Trail

 16 votes

Length

7.1 Miles 11.4 Kilometers


Singletrack

Elevation

683' 208 m

Ascent

-806' -246 m

Descent

4%

Avg Grade (2°)

16%

Max Grade (9°)

2,082' 634 m

High

1,739' 530 m

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One of the toughest trails in the Sonoran Preserve.

Pierre Munger

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This trail can be done both clockwise and counter-clockwise, though I prefer it clockwise as you can ride the radio tower downhill, which is a blast. Be prepared for some steep climbing in certain sections.

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Jan 27, 2018
Matthew Vane
6.9mi
Dec 6, 2017
Bryce Henson
Nov 16, 2017
Ivan Ankrom
OMG, I bit off more than I can chew on this trail. After riding Ocotillo, Sidewinder is intermediate/difficult for sure. 16% ascents, killer trail. 7mi — 2h 00m
Sep 27, 2017
Randy P
did ocotillo to ridgeback to sidewinder and return on ocotillo. 8.5mi
Feb 22, 2017
Jared Allen
Sep 26, 2016
Keith Crenshaw
Great after work ride with a steep climb and relaxing cruise 7.3mi
Jan 1, 2016
Mark Slovak
Dec 8, 2015
Andrea Johnson

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  4.1 from 16 votes

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Great ride when you combine Sidewinder and Ridgeline trail. Hard steep climbs but the downhill is fast and worth the climb. Can't wait to do it again. May 11, 2017

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