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Schultz Creek Trail

 18 votes

Length

4.2 Miles 6.7 Kilometers


Singletrack

Elevation

873' 266 m

Ascent

-1' -0 m

Descent

4%

Avg Grade (2°)

14%

Max Grade (8°)

8,071' 2,460 m

High

7,198' 2,194 m

Low

Conditions


Minor Issues 18 days ago
A couple of short stretches of icy mud. Otherwise, the trail is clear. History

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A fun and popular ride to Schultz Pass.

Almonzo Wilder

Overview

Description

From the parking area at the bottom of Schultz Pass Road, this trail heads up the valley bottom. It's a steady moderate climb up along Schultz Creek (which might be running) through pines, aspen and Douglas fir. On the way down take advantage of the berms and keep an eye out for opportunities to get a little air. This trail flows nicely and has some playful features to exploit.

Schultz Creek is extremely popular with hikers, bikers and dog walkers, so be ready for encounters unless you are riding off-hours.

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Check-Ins

Jan 1, 2018
Stoney Vintson
Oct 22, 2017
Evan McNiel
Sep 24, 2016
Mira Word
7mi — 1h 40m
Sep 15, 2016
Rod Moffett
Sep 4, 2016
Mira Word
6mi — 1h 30m
Jun 21, 2016
Eric McCray
Jul 12, 2015
Matt.Velt Veltkamp
Aug 17, 2014
Craig Howdeshell
4.2mi

Trail Ratings

  4.2 from 18 votes

#1

in Mount Elden

#389

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  4.2 from 18 votes
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in Mount Elden

#23

in Arizona

#389

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I always considered it Flagstaff's easy breezy long and steady climb up to a larger network of trails. There's a few slightly techie spots that will slow a beginner down, but overall not too hard a climb. The down hill is awesome though. Fast and furious. Just watch for walkers and their dogs. It's a popular weekender hike. Check Moto running parallel to the west. Dec 22, 2014

 
I just rode this on 7-25-15. It was my first time on a mtb ever, but I am an experienced road biker in Tucson. The climb was challenging for a newbie, expecially because of the elevation. The route is beautiful and certainly fun. Look out for traffic, lots of hotdog mtb-ers bombing down the train from N to S. Jul 27, 2015
Great uphill grind. Can be busy during the weekend with Phoenix visitors and tons of trail runners/hikers. May 14, 2017

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