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    Sedona Question - What is the longest sustained downhill trail(s)

    The more I ride Sedona, the more I think there is more to see. I've covered 60% likely of the official trails out there, but was wondering...what is the longest sustained downhill (or great flow downhill) in the city.

    Obviously, there can be some quick peddling in between.
    Me to my riding buddy, "Want to ride this afternoon?"
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    Quote Originally Posted by BoomingSooner View Post
    The more I ride Sedona, the more I think there is more to see. I've covered 60% likely of the official trails out there, but was wondering...what is the longest sustained downhill (or great flow downhill) in the city.

    Obviously, there can be some quick peddling in between.
    No contest on longest downhill. Schnebly Hill trail to Munds Wagon is ~2000' with 2 or 3 short ups. That's a great, chunder descent but hard to not take a detour on Hangover. As for flow the downhill on Homeless Doug from Nod's Knob to Sedona Pines is pretty dang good. Otherwise, there's not much that's longish and sustained. Perhaps airport to Windsurfer to Ridge to Sketch. Brewer is a fun, albeit short dh. Another short one is Grand Central from the top of Ant Hill.

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    I this the route heading west from Last Frontier? I have yet to explore over there. No easy way to get back to the top of hill to the high school unless one parks a car down off of Lower RRLR.
    Quote Originally Posted by rockman View Post
    As for flow the downhill on Homeless Doug from Nod's Knob to Sedona Pines is pretty dang good.
    In addition to RM's, here are couple of my favs, they are short but sweet.
    - Slim Shady from the Hiline to Templeton
    - Scorpion and Pyramid combo
    - Little Horse from the top of Chicken Point

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    Top of airport, down cactus trail over to ridge down to red Rock crossing. Not too sure on all the names.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rockman View Post
    No contest on longest downhill. Schnebly Hill trail to Munds Wagon is ~2000' with 2 or 3 short ups. That's a great, chunder descent but hard to not take a detour on Hangover. As for flow the downhill on Homeless Doug from Nod's Knob to Sedona Pines is pretty dang good. Otherwise, there's not much that's longish and sustained. Perhaps airport to Windsurfer to Ridge to Sketch. Brewer is a fun, albeit short dh. Another short one is Grand Central from the top of Ant Hill.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Epicrider View Post
    I this the route heading west from Last Frontier? I have yet to explore over there. No easy way to get back to the top of hill to the high school unless one parks a car down off of Lower RR Loop Rd.
    There is actually a longer downhill if you ride from the Aerie Development to Sedona Pines instead of Lower RR Loop Rd.

    If you want to limit the climbing on Nodís Nob you can hang a left about halfway up the climb. When exiting Homeless Doug donít ride through the private property listed on the Yavapai County GIS Map, keep on public land.

    I do normally offer a FREE shuttle up from the Sedona Pines end point. If you want a more primative ride you can end the ride at the Dry Creek Wash exit at 89A.

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    "Climbing Nods Knob" or "exiting Homeless Doug" both sound like things I'd like to stay away from.

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    Quote Originally Posted by raisingarizona View Post
    "Climbing Nods Knob" or "exiting Homeless Doug" both sound like things I'd like to stay away from.
    Think both of those could involve a porta
    s$#%ter or a wide stance.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sinatorj View Post
    Think both of those could involve a porta
    s$#%ter or a wide stance.
    Sweet Larry Craig reference.

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