Rocky Ridge Trail #153

Coconino National Forest
Located 4.1 miles from Flagstaff, Arizona (AZ)
4 Stars
5,723 Steps 1  (2.6 mi)

The Rocky Ridge Trail is a popular trail used by runners, hikers and mountain bikers; this trail also connects with the Oldham Trail, Brookbank Trail and Schultz Creek Trail. Although classified as easy, the trail is quite rocky and uneven at many places. Ponderosa Pine, Gambel Oak and Yucca are plentiful as the trail leads west towards Mount Elden.

Rocky Ridge Trail

Elevation

The Rocky Ridge Trail has a maximum elevation of 7,453 ft (2,272 m), a minimum elevation of 7,191 ft (2,192 m), and an elevation range of 262 ft (80 m).

Metrics

[ A to B ] or [ B to A ]
Steps 1Length 2Min Ele 3Max Ele 4
5,7232.6 mi7,191 ft7,453 ft
[ A to B ]
Time 5Floors 6Gain 7Loss 8
1.1 hrs20.2242 ft130 ft
[ B to A ]
TimeFloorsGainLoss
1.1 hrs10.8130 ft242 ft

What is the length of the Rocky Ridge Trail?

The length of the trail is 2.6 mi (4.2 km) or 5,723 steps.

How long does it take to hike the Rocky Ridge Trail?

A person in good physical health can hike the trail in 1.1 hrs in the [ A to B ] direction, and in 1.1 hrs in the [ B to A ] direction.

Calories

The following chart shows the total calories that you may expend on the trail while hiking in the [ A to B ] and [ B to A ] direction at a typical speed and is based on gross weight (which includes anything carried), the topography, trail length and trail conditions.

Topo Maps

Download the free Rocky Ridge Trail topo map and the adjoining quads to plan your hike. These are full-sheet, 7.5 Minute (1:24,000 scale) Coconino National Forest topographic maps. Do you want full-sheet outdoor recreation JPEG Topo Maps?

Adjoining 7.5' Quadrangle Legend

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  1. Northwest Topo Map: Wing Mountain, AZ
  2. North Topo Map: Humphreys Peak, AZ
  3. Northeast Topo Map: Sunset Crater West, AZ
  4. West Topo Map: Bellemont, AZ
  5. Topo Map: Flagstaff West, AZ
  6. East Topo Map: Flagstaff East, AZ
  7. Southwest Topo Map: Dutton Hill, AZ
  8. South Topo Map: Mountainaire, AZ
  9. Southeast Topo Map: Lower Lake Mary, AZ

Is there a Rocky Ridge trail map?

Yes, and it's free! The Rocky Ridge Trail is located on the Flagstaff West topo map. Use the adjoining quadrangle legend to download the map.

Discussion

Footnotes

  1. Steps is a unit of distance equal to the sum of stride lengths that vary with the terrain.
  2. Length is the distance of the trail between the two trailheads, measured on the trail.
  3. Min Ele is the minimum elevation on the trail.
  4. Max Ele is the maximum elevation on the trail.
  5. Time is the typical total time required to hike the trail.
  6. Floors is the gain divided by twelve, the height of one floor.
  7. Gain (cumulative elevation gain) is the sum of every gain in elevation.
  8. Loss (cumulative elevation loss) is the sum of every loss in elevation.