Soldier Pass

Total Miles
0.9

Elevation

1,390.57 ft

Duration

1 Hours

Technical Rating

7

Difficult

Best Time

Spring, Summer, Fall

Trail Overview

This will be a quick, fun trip. Great rock obtacles and even better views make it worth an afternoon. If you want to hike, you won't be disappointed. There is a very popular hiking trail along this route.

Photos of Soldier Pass

Soldier Pass
Soldier Pass
Soldier Pass

Difficulty

Difficult: Very tight in places with several steep, ledgy climbs. Stock SUVs need very high ground clearance. New vehicles with shiny paint jobs beware of scratchy brush.

Technical Rating

7

Status Reports

A Tucker
May 27, 2024
2023 Ford Bronco
Open
Normal
Tom Crowell
Apr 28, 2024
2022 Jeep Wrangler
Open
Muddy/Wet
Noel Cervantes
Apr 22, 2024
2024 Jeep Wrangler
Open
Normal
I was the only one on the off road trail, but there were a lot of hikers on the trail
Tim Norwood
Mar 10, 2024
4x4
Open
open according to us forest service website

Access Description

From Highway 179 in Sedona, head west 1.2 miles on 89A to Soldier Pass Road on right. Head north 1.4 miles and turn right on Rim Shadows Drive. At next intersection, make a soft right on Canyon Shadows Drive, then immediately turn left at well-signed metal gate.

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