Tunnel Vision Page 5

Scotsdale GC Trailhead to hwy 279

  • Route: Pick up the Tunnel Vision Trail across the street for the Trailhead parking lot. Cross the bridge toward Scotsdale Dr. Follow the signpost.

  • Surface: The trail is the soft-surface trail. It is a wide rack trail design. Approximately 3 feet wide. The surface on the valley floor is very sandy.

  • Rating: The rating on this section of the trail is Blue Square, a medium rating. This section is not very difficult.

  • Distance: It is a robust walk of 2.5 miles with a gain of 262 ft of elevation.

  • Parking: There are public trailheads in the Scotsdale GC trailer parking lot (Scotsdale Dr and Cullen Hills Dr.) There is off-street parking along hwy 279 (Forest Hills Rd} between Milford Dr and Cambria Dr on the south side of the road.

  • Notes: This walk has a good bit of climbing but is not difficult. There are lots of ups and downs. There are two intersections on this trail the Technical Difficult and Bamboozled Technical Difficult well the name tells the story. Bamobozled goes to Lake Avalon Beach.

  • Like other walks in this area, there is a lot of damage from the wind storms a few years ago.

  • Carry water and a phone when walking the trails.