Trail Index


Everyone Will Love

Trail Distance Time Season Quick Rating
Pima Canyon 5-9 miles 3-8 hrs not summer hike/run only; no dogs or bikes
Chiva Falls 7.4 miles 1-3 hrs not summer fast trail with a touch of technical
Chiva Falls Loop 11.4 miles 1-3 hrs not summer fast fun trail with a touch of technical
Chiva-Italian Trap 11.5 miles 1-3 hrs not summer fast trail with a touch of technical
Saguaro NP West varies varies not summer saguaros aplenty
Gardner Canyon varies varies not summer lots of shade
Empire-Cienega varies varies not summer wide open spaces
Patagonia Mtns varies varies not summer not another soul for miles
Ruby Road varies varies not summer old mining country

Hurts a Little

Trail Distance Time Season Quick Rating
Crystal Spring 6-8 mi 2-5 hrs summer-fall technical fun
Bug Spring 9 mi 2-3 hrs not summer  
Agua Caliente Trail up to 8 mi up to 6 hrs not summer hot scenic climb
Molino Trail 5-8 mi 0.75-2 hrs all lung-busting up and fast-slippery down
Soldier Camp Loop 9 miles 2-5 hrs summer-fall half technical
Elephant Head (9 mi) 9 mi 2-4 hrs not summer desert romp
High Chiva Loop 14.3 mi 2.5-5 hrs not summer misery loves company
Organ Pipe Cactus NM varies varies not summer cactus vistas
Happy Valley varies varies not summer rolling forest road
50 Year North - Big Loop . . . discontinued
Wasson Peak 7.6 mi 2-hr run not summer hike/run only; no dogs or bikes
Hunter Trail 1.5 mi 2+ hr hike all hike/run only; a popular steep scramble
Sunset Vista Trail 3 mi 3+ hr hike all hike/run only; scenic with a steep scramble

Hurts a Lot

Trail Distance Time Season Quick Rating
Aspen Draw-Meadow Tr 6 miles 2-4 hours not winter scenic technical fun
La Milagrosa Trail varies varies not summer  
Molino to West Spr 2-4.6 miles 1-3 hrs all tough technical in a short time
Molino Slingshot 9.2 miles 2.5-5 hrs all self-abusive technical
John Krein Trail 9.3 miles 2-4 hrs fall-spring sick fun
Italian Ranch Trail 11.4 miles 3-5 hrs not summer climber's dream
Molino-Bellota Loop ~30 miles 3-8 hrs not summer paved, graded & singletrack
Fire Control Road ~45 miles 4-8 hrs not summer do it once for the memories
Redington Road varies varies not summer gotta love graded roads
Kitt Peak 25 miles 3-6 hrs not summer paved road-spectacular views
Soldier Trail 5 miles 1.5-hr run not summer hike/run only;uphill grinding run

Only If You're Crazy

Trail Distance Time Season Quick Rating
Green Mountain 8.6 miles 3-6 hrs summer-fall Beat me up, Scotty!
Brown Mountain 8.2 miles 1.5-4 hrs fall-spring most abuse in the shortest time
La Mesa del Oso 14.6 miles 4-7 hrs not summer beautiful death march
Elephant Head (17 mi) 17 miles 4-9 hrs not summer hard climbing-great views
Samaniego Ridge 17 miles 6-? hrs any time awe inspiring
Green Bug Molino 23 miles 5-? hrs any time body-numbing good time
Ragged Top 3.5 miles 2-hr run not summer hike/run only; scratchy and steep; scramble

Hawai'i

Trail Distance Time Season Quick Rating
Kalalau Trail (Kaua'i) 4+ miles 4+ hrs all feet only; popular but great Na Pali views
Nu'alolo Trail (Kaua'i) 7.5 miles 6 hrs all feet only; Na Pali views without the crowds
   

 

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