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Ridgeback Overlook Trail - Sonoran Pres N, AZ

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Difficulty 0.5 of 5
Distance One Way 0.28 miles
Trailhead Elevation 2,102 feet
Elevation Gain 50 feet
Accumulated Gain 52 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 0.45
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Sidewinder Trail - Sonoran Perserve N
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18  2017-12-19
Ocotillo-Sidewinder Loop
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11  2017-07-22
Phoenix Sonoran Preserve Highpoints
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Ridgeback Trail - Sonoran Preserve N
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15  2017-04-28
Apache Wash Loop - Sonoran Preserve North
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11  2016-12-21
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Sun  7:01am - 5:25pm
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Apache Wash Trail - Sonoran Preserve N
0.5 mi away
0.4 mi
7 ft
Sidewinder - Apache Wash Loop Connector
Sidewinder - Apache Wash Loop Connector
0.6 mi away
0.5 mi
30 ft
Apache Vista Trail - Sonoran Preserve N
Apache Vista Trail - Sonoran Preserve N
0.6 mi away
0.8 mi
168 ft
Ridgeback Trail - Sonoran Preserve N
Ridgeback Trail - Sonoran Preserve N
0.6 mi away
1.6 mi
272 ft
Apache Wash Loop - Sonoran Preserve North
Apache Wash Loop - Sonoran Preserve North
0.6 mi away
6.7 mi
332 ft
Ocotillo Trail - Sonoran Preserve North
Ocotillo Trail - Sonoran Preserve North
0.8 mi away
6.5 mi
699 ft
Sidewinder Trail - Sonoran Perserve N
Sidewinder Trail - Sonoran Perserve N
0.8 mi away
7.2 mi
996 ft
Skip Rimsza Connector - Sonoran Preserve North
0.8 mi away
0.5 mi
9 ft
West Skip Rimsza Paseo - Sonoran Preserve N
0.8 mi away
3.1 mi
159 ft
East Skip Rimsza Paseo - Sonoran Preserve N
0.8 mi away
1.9 mi
76 ft
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Overview: This is one of several trails in the northern area of the Phoenix Sonoran Preserve. It circles the summit of the hill climbed on the Ridgeback Trail and provides 360 degree views of the surrounding area. It is well worth the detour if you are hiking the Ridgeback Trail.


Hike: This trail is reached from the Ridgeback Trail at mileposts .60 and .55 (N33 46.459 W112 03.315 and N33 46.442 W112 03.276 respectively). If beginning at milepost .60 the trail climbs a short distance to the top of the ridge then south to the highest point. Then it makes a sharp left and returns along the east side of the hill to the junction with the Ridgeback Trail.

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  • Sonoran Preserve - North Map
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    Sonoran Preserve - North Map
  • SPN - West Side Map
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    SPN - West Side Map
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One-Way Notice
This hike is listed as One-Way.

When hiking several trails on a single "hike", log it with a generic name that describes the hike. Then link the trails traveled, check out the example.
WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.

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Directions This trail is reached from the Ridgeback Trail which is in turn reached by either the Sidewinder Trail or the Ocotillo Trail. See directions for the latter two trails to plan your trip.
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