Bell Pass - Windgate Pass Loop, Trail Map, McDowell Sonoran Preserve: Gateway Trailhead, Phoenix - Scottsdale - Mesa, Arizona

Bell Pass - Windgate Pass Loop - 9.6 Miles

Phoenix - Scottsdale - Mesa




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1: N33 38.962 W111 51.497 — 0.0 Miles: Gateway Trailhead
2: N33 38.959 W111 51.125 — 0.4 Miles: Turn right onto Gateway Trail
3: N33 38.861 W111 51.091 — 0.55 Miles: 104th Street Trail Intersection
4: N33 38.705 W111 50.882 — 0.85 Miles: Crossover Trail Intersection
5: N33 38.771 W111 50.419 — 1.35 Miles: Paradise Trail Intersection
6: N33 38.817 W111 50.216 — 1.5 Miles: Turn right onto Bell Pass Trail (leave Gateway Trail)
7: N33 38.803 W111 49.771 — 2.0 Miles: Steep ascent towards Bell Pass
8: N33 38.962 W111 49.403 — 2.5 Miles: Switchbacking up canyon towards Bell Pass
9: N33 39.142 W111 49.032 — 3.0 Miles: Bell Pass now visible, 0.5 miles and 500' remain
10: N33 39.299 W111 48.805 — 3.5 Miles: Bell Pass - 3,178'
11: N33 39.475 W111 48.490 — 4.0 miles: Cross Prospector Trail Intersection
12: N33 39.891 W111 48.089 — 4.9 miles: Turn left onto Windgate Trail
13: N33 40.072 W111 48.876 — 5.8 miles: Windgate Pass (3,016')
14: N33 40.001 W111 49.396 — 6.4 miles: Large basalt outcrop with great views
15: N33 40.076 W111 49.672 — 6.75 miles: Split to Inspiration Point
16: N33 39.963 W111 50.097 — 7.35 miles: Cross Desert Park Trail split
17: N33 39.548 W111 50.365 — 8.0 miles: Cross Gateway Trail split
18: N33 39.114 W111 51.091 — 9.0 miles: Cross Horseshoe Trail Split
19: N33 38.962 W111 51.420 — 9.6 miles: Back at Gateway Trailhead - End Trail