Moto

Total Miles
5.1

Elevation

2,550.21 ft

Duration

1 Hours

Technical Rating

6

Moderate

Best Time

Spring, Summer, Fall

Trail Overview

The Moto Trail is a 4.9-mile single track in the Fort Valley Trail System that starts from the main staging area on the south end of the trail system. The first 3.5 miles going south to north are very easy, at a 3 difficulty. This section is an easy dirt single track that weaves through the pine tree forest with small embedded rocks and roots in the trail and tight curves, but no major obstacles. It goes through a mix of sun and shade and goes past several intersections, all of which are well-marked. The terrain completely changes for the northern 1.5 miles north of the intersection with Pipeline. The trail becomes significantly more difficult, at a 6 difficulty. This section of the trail weaves through giant boulders, working its way up a hillside that is a boulder field. There are giant boulders embedded in the trail, with many rock pinches and rock slab faces you have to go up and get around. There are also several tight switchbacks where you have to get around the boulders as well. This section would be quite tricky for the inexperienced rider. There isn't any exposure here or on any of the obstacles; you just have to get through the boulder gardens. It's easier to ride the face of the boulders and stay out of the holes so your tire doesn't get pinched or start spinning. The forest up here gets really pretty, with more plants and bushes. It's a really fun section of trail if you're looking for more of a challenge than what is offered at the south end of the trail system.

Difficulty

The segment of Moto south of the intersection with Pipeline is a 3 difficulty with easy rocks and roots. The segment north of Pipeline is a boulder field with many rocky obstacles that is a 6 difficulty.

Technical Rating

6

Status Reports

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Access Description

The Fort Valley Trail System is a small trail system north of Flagstaff, Arizona, with a mix of easy to challenging single-track trails. There is a staging area off Fort Valley Road and 164B that is a parking lot good for several trucks and small trailers. There is no camping allowed here.

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