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Sinclair Wash Urban Trail - 3 members in 10 triplogs have rated this an average 1.3 ( 1 to 5 best )
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Jul 05 2020
ddgrunning
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 Guides 2
 Routes 215
 Photos 4,073
 Triplogs 336

50 male
 Joined Apr 13 2011
 Gilbert, AZ
Sinclair Wash to Fisher Point, AZ 
Sinclair Wash to Fisher Point, AZ
 
Hiking avatar Jul 05 2020
ddgrunning
Hiking15.24 Miles 1,244 AEG
Hiking15.24 Miles   2 Hrs   37 Mns   6.06 mph
1,244 ft AEG      6 Mns Break
 
1st trip
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Pulled out the mountain bikes and headed onto the Flagstaff urban trail system from right behind our hotel. Meandered through NAU's south campus and eventually into Sinclair Wash. Flag has a beautiful trail system!

Eventually, we headed under the I-40 overpass and then hung a left at the Rio de Flag "pond" onto the Arizona Trail, which immediately smacks you in the face with a 600ft climb at 13% grade. After that, there were some ups and downs, but mostly down towards Sandys Canyon, where we reconnected at the base of Fisher Point with our hiking adventure of the day before.

We initially decided we'd try mountain biking up the 1.1 mi. trail to Fisher Point, but quickly realized it was a little more technical than our present bikes and skill level were comfortable with. So, we stashed the biked and hiked up to the point.

A nice vista of the forest and the open meadow in Sandys Canyon below opens up, but it's not spectacular. After enjoying the views, we hiked back down to the bikes and headed back on the trail.

Given the generally downhill ride in, we expected it to be a huffer on the way back, but it wasn't bad at all. Only saw a couple of other mtn. bikers and a couple of hikers on the AZT until we got back into town.

A fun and moderate mountain biking adventure!
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May 20 2020
azbackpackr
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 Guides 27
 Routes 420
 Photos 5,142
 Triplogs 779

67 female
 Joined Jan 21 2006
 Tucson AZ
Sinclair Wash Urban TrailFlagstaff, AZ
Flagstaff, AZ
Road Biking avatar May 20 2020
azbackpackr
Road Biking12.71 Miles 449 AEG
Road Biking12.71 Miles   2 Hrs   55 Mns   5.26 mph
449 ft AEG      30 Mns Break
 
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1st trip
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Debz
We started on the south side of the Sam's Club, and hopped on the trail. After passing through the woods and campus, crossing Beulah, we arrived at the "old" Walmart. Then, following the trail as it passes under the 40, we stopped at the intersection of Lake Mary Road and Beulah. Crossing the street here, we were on the trail again right away, and arrived at Fort Tuthill fairgrounds. We were not able to explore the fairgrounds too much due to a long line of cars there for the Covid testing. A large area was cordoned-off. We took a break at the Amphitheater, where they have Pickin' in the Pines. Then we retraced our route.

I selected "road biking" because we were not on our mountain bikes. We both rode our new gravel bikes.
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Poppies by Walmart
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May 24 2015
Booneman
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 Routes 33
 Photos 736
 Triplogs 3,424

40 male
 Joined Nov 25 2008
 Chandler, AZ
Soldiers Trail - Fort TuthillFlagstaff, AZ
Flagstaff, AZ
Hiking avatar May 24 2015
Booneman
Hiking12.00 Miles 369 AEG
Hiking12.00 Miles   1 Hour   25 Mns   8.47 mph
369 ft AEG
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Stopped at Fort Tuthill on my way home from Colorado for a trail run. I started with the Soldier Loop and then went onto the FUTS trail for another 6 miles.
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Jul 07 2013
Booneman
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 Guides 9
 Routes 33
 Photos 736
 Triplogs 3,424

40 male
 Joined Nov 25 2008
 Chandler, AZ
Sandys Canyon Trail #137Flagstaff, AZ
Flagstaff, AZ
Run/Jog avatar Jul 07 2013
Booneman
Run/Jog20.50 Miles 658 AEG
Run/Jog20.50 Miles   2 Hrs   38 Mns   7.78 mph
658 ft AEG
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1st trip
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Todd and I ran a big loop from Fort Tuthill on the urban trail to the Arizona Trail and back along Lake Mary Road.
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Jun 30 2013
Booneman
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 Guides 9
 Routes 33
 Photos 736
 Triplogs 3,424

40 male
 Joined Nov 25 2008
 Chandler, AZ
Sinclair Wash Urban TrailFlagstaff, AZ
Flagstaff, AZ
Run/Jog avatar Jun 30 2013
Booneman
Run/Jog18.25 Miles 392 AEG
Run/Jog18.25 Miles   2 Hrs   17 Mns   7.99 mph
392 ft AEG
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1st trip
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The Sinclair Trail (as part of the FUTS) offered the perfect opportunity for me to complete my long run, almost entirely on trails through South Flagstaff. I ran around campus, past the Arizona Trail, and down to Fort Tuthill on the incredibly smooth and surprisingly scenic urban path.
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Jun 26 2011
Nan
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59 female
 Joined Apr 05 2005
 Mesa, AZ
Sinclair Wash Urban TrailFlagstaff, AZ
Flagstaff, AZ
Run/Jog avatar Jun 26 2011
Nan
Run/Jog8.28 Miles 551 AEG
Run/Jog8.28 Miles   1 Hour   57 Mns   21 Secs4.23 mph
551 ft AEG
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1st trip
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Unusually hot (for Flag) and windy this weekend! I started from Fort Tuthill and ran north. Nice forest for a bit, then some meadows, then a big grassy gully full of gold poppies! According to the FUT website, this trail hooks up with another that curves around the NAU campus, but in reality it dumps you out on a street next to a map that is probably useful for people who know where they are and what the names of the streets are. I had mileage to put in, though, so I wound up going out and back on Milton (yum, fresh carbon monoxide!) and then retracing my steps back to Fort Tuthill.
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May 08 2010
Randal_Schulhauser
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 Guides 71
 Routes 98
 Photos 9,967
 Triplogs 1,009

61 male
 Joined May 14 2003
 Ahwatukee, AZ
Rio de Flag Urban TrailFlagstaff, AZ
Flagstaff, AZ
Hiking avatar May 08 2010
Randal_Schulhauser
Hiking4.00 Miles 200 AEG
Hiking4.00 Miles   2 Hrs      2.00 mph
200 ft AEG
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1st trip
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Lynn and I up in Flag for the weekend for NAU graduation ceremonies. Left the minivan at the hotel and walked to the Walkup Dome via the urban trails. Managed to get a table for 13 at the Beaver Street Brewery for lunch. Rail Road Oatmeal Stout http://www.beaverstreetbrewery.com/bsbeers.html always satisfies...
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Dec 24 2008
Randal_Schulhauser
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 Guides 71
 Routes 98
 Photos 9,967
 Triplogs 1,009

61 male
 Joined May 14 2003
 Ahwatukee, AZ
Sinclair Wash Urban TrailFlagstaff, AZ
Flagstaff, AZ
Hiking avatar Dec 24 2008
Randal_Schulhauser
Hiking1.00 Miles 2 AEG
Hiking1.00 Miles      30 Mns   2.00 mph
2 ft AEG
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1st trip
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Pick up Hannah, Elise (Hannah's friend from the Cameroon), Pauli (the Rez Dog), and Boing (the Killer Rabbit) in Flag and get them home for the holidays. Short stop in the snow to exercise the dog while picking up Elise from an NAU dorm...
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Mar 28 2007
Shilo
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 Guides 6
 Triplogs 17

44 male
 Joined Feb 20 2007
 Flagstaff, AZ
Sinclair Wash Urban TrailFlagstaff, AZ
Flagstaff, AZ
Run/Jog avatar Mar 28 2007
Shilo
Run/Jog3.00 Miles 2 AEG
Run/Jog3.00 Miles      24 Mns   39 Secs7.30 mph
2 ft AEG
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Less than an inch of snow fell last night, making this trail nice and white for a good morning run.
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Mar 07 2007
Shilo
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 Guides 6
 Triplogs 17

44 male
 Joined Feb 20 2007
 Flagstaff, AZ
Sinclair Wash Urban TrailFlagstaff, AZ
Flagstaff, AZ
Run/Jog avatar Mar 07 2007
Shilo
Run/Jog3.00 Miles 2 AEG
Run/Jog3.00 Miles      25 Mns   10 Secs7.15 mph
2 ft AEG
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Linked none no linked trail guides
Partners none no partners
Ran this trail at 6am this morning. I think the trail must be 1.25 miles long. The up/down vertical variation of the trail made for nice workout. I came upon a skunk in the middle of the trail and the darn thing wouldn't go to the left or right, it ran right down the middle of the trail away from me. I had to slow down until it finally decided to abort the trail.
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