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Sunrise South Butte Loop

Intermediate/Difficult
 4.2 (6) RECOMMENDED ROUTE

Out and back loop on the most rideable trails on Sunrise Mountain Peoria AZ


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Map Key

7.3

Miles

11.8

KM

100%

Singletrack

1,764' 538 m

High

1,401' 427 m

Low

1,015' 309 m

Up

1,015' 309 m

Down

5%

Avg Grade (3°)

20%

Max Grade (11°)

Dogs Leashed

E-Bikes Allowed

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Overview

This route connects established trails with the new sections.

Need to Know

Parking is at the small neighborhood park on West Wing.

Description

The route is an out-and-back that starts and finishes at the elementary school taking advantage of well designed trails that are fun to climb and fun to descend. Near the school there are usually many hikers that thin out further south. The black diamond section is the loop around the south butte which is the most technical with rock steps and drops, rideable but requires skill and commitment. If you skip the loop and turn around the route is a straight out-and-back and is Intermediate only because of the long, steady climbs. The City of Peoria built the trails specifically for MTB's and they are very well designed with interesting undulations and rock features to keep you alert.

Contacts

Land Manager: City of Peoria

Shared By:

Don Singer

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  4.2 from 6 votes

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Photos

Sunrise and downhill portion.
Dec 15, 2021 near Sun Cit…, AZ
View of Sunrise Mountain Preserve.
Nov 18, 2021 near Sun Cit…, AZ
Climb to start of South Butte Loop
Jan 23, 2021 near Sun Cit…, AZ
The trail builder designed in a rock garden option feature best done downhill with plenty of run up to get set.
Feb 7, 2021 near Sun Cit…, AZ
Switchbacks on southern descent.
Dec 15, 2021 near Sun Cit…, AZ
Sunset at Sunrise Mountain Trail junction (Trail F)
Nov 10, 2021 near Sun Cit…, AZ

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