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Waterline Road (Trail)

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 2.3 (3)

Steady, gradual climb on gravel road around the east and north faces of the San Francisco peaks.


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14.7

Miles

23.7

KM

Singletrack

10,313' 3,144 m

High

8,032' 2,448 m

Low

2,430' 741 m

Up

148' 45 m

Down

3%

Avg Grade (2°)

21%

Max Grade (12°)

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Description

This trail starts off of Schultz Pass Road, just east of the Schultz Tank trailhead area. It is all gravel fire road with no technical sections. It does maintain a steady, but gradual climb, though. Enjoy the views to the east and north as you ascend from pines up into aspens. You'll ride through the burn area of the Schultz fire, past steep drainage paths coming off the San Francisco peaks, and under a rock bridge on this climb. This trail is best used to access the Inner Basin Trail descent from Waterline Road down to Lockett Meadow. Can also be ridden as an out-and-back from Schultz Pass Loop.

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Justin Swietlik

Trail Ratings

  2.3 from 3 votes

#23

in Mount Elden

#29972

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  2.3 from 3 votes
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#23

in Mount Elden

#867

in Arizona

#29,972

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Photos

Aspen Alley.
Oct 13, 2016 near Flagstaff, AZ
Easy spin through the aspens.
Oct 20, 2015 near Flagstaff, AZ
Fall colors on Waterline Road.
Oct 14, 2015 near Flagstaff, AZ
View over the Inner Basin
Oct 20, 2015 near Flagstaff, AZ
A break in the trees gives a view over Lockett Meadow.
Oct 13, 2016 near Flagstaff, AZ
Huffin' and puffin' at 10,300 ft.
Oct 15, 2015 near Flagstaff, AZ

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Oct 10, 2020
Beck M
30.4mi — 3h 22m
Sep 11, 2019
Jen Masa
Jul 10, 2019
Hannah R
Beautiful
Nov 3, 2018
Steven Bryant
Sep 2, 2017
Jamie Sarber
First time up...will be back earlier in the day! Awsome downhill after the gate! 10.8mi
Jul 28, 2017
Mele Andrews
Nov 6, 2016
James Madson
A little snow toward the turn around at abineau. Beautiful day! 29mi
Oct 10, 2016
Richard Beas