Great trail! National Trail (end-to-end) has been used in the past for informal ultra runs (typically roundtrip on the National Trail, about 30 miles). Gate. Busy but good... tougher than I expected. Access: Start at the Park Main Entrance. Find our more about the South Downs Way . The views are incredible in the early morning hours. Access: Start at Mormon Trailhead to proceed to Mormon Trail. Gate. Great 16 mile thru hike, not an 8.5 mile loop. How about the largest city park in the WORLD? Corona De Loma Trail is a little difficult to access from the bottom due to the number of spur trails in the area. Now through Jan. 1, 2021. The National Trail starts out as a dirt road for about a mile before you get to an actual trail. Gate. You cannot and will not find a climb this technical, challenging and fun in AZ. Nice challenge for a beginner level. Access: Start at Beverly Canyon Trailhead. Access: Start at the South Mountain Environmental Education Center. Great running trail! One one suggestion is when you get to the end of the trail, there is a fork that takes you to two different “peaks.” The per the map, it wants you to take the smaller “peak” to the right, but I recommend taking the trail to the left. This exhilarating trail offers a noteworthy ride for mountain bike enthusiasts. Although allowed, bikes are not recommended on the Mormon Trail due to the high numbers of hikers usually on the trail. Pima Wash Trail. Pima Wash Trail. South Mountain National Trail. Mountain Biking is only allowed on a small section of the trail by Medicine Lake. Body found on Table Mountain National Park trail. 2,403 ft. Altitude start. Great for hike or bike. Mountain Bike Trails There are four different mountain bike trails of various lengths and difficulty. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash. South Mountain Park & Preserve. Most people take the Mormon Trail to the National Trail and the national trail to either end of Hidden Valley. This trail travels through a rock-studded canyon, which is home to a variety of Sonoran Desert plants and animals; the trail also reveals two rock wall dams built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930’s. Most of the traffic is on the east half of the trail. Plan your road trip to South Mountain National Trail in AZ with Roadtrippers. Linked [ ] linked : Kiwanis Trail - South Mountain. Take this for views from an overlook of the forest below and ocean further out. Access: Start at Beverly Canyon Trailhead to connect to Beverly Canyon Trail. ALERT: Parking lots for the Appalachian Trail lots fill quickly. It encompasses roughly 17,000 acres. Continue on Stephen Mather Dr. and at the first four-way intersection, take a left. Follow the planked trail west as it works its way around the south side of The Bowl. Read facts about the Trail and watch the Trail video. guidelines before visiting the trail. South Mountain National Trail is a 16 mile heavily trafficked point-to-point trail located near Tempe, Arizona that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. Proceed to T-Bone Trail. Take your next left and keep right to connect to Five Tables. San Juan Rd. Access: Start at Warpaint Dr. Access Trailhead. The trail starts in a forested area and gradually steepens as it approaches the ridge. Proceed left to Desert Classic Trail. Trails in South Mountain Park/Preserve - 23. I never tire of National. Alta Trail is fairly steep heading up from either side. The South Mountain Fairy Trail. This annual fundraiser helps to raise dedicated monies for the 41,000 acres of the Phoenix Mountain Preserves. National Trail, South Mountain; Geronimo Trail, South Mountain; Black Canyon Trail; South Mountain Park Trail Map; Desert Classic, South Mountain Park; Picketpost Out-n-Back; Wild Horse Trail; Bees Knees (Bursera) Fantasy Island North Singletrack aka FINS; Pass Mountain Trail, Usery Park; Highline Trail 31; La Milagrosa Trail If you've never been you simply must go. Access: Start at the 19th Ave. Trailhead to connect to Ma a Tauk Trail. Hunting season is in progress. This is one of the City's preserve-based, barrier-free trails, consisting of two ½-mile hard surface loops, providing for a smoother passage. Difficult. Great long distance trail in the Phoenix Area. (The roads are paved with a paved parking lot) The symbol to the right of each trail name represents the The Holbert Trail also provides a route to connect with the National Trail just east of the T.V. Access: Start at Geronimo Trailhead. Maybe 3. Badlands (9 miles): A flat trail with some rough spots; Briar Patch (3 miles): An extremely twisty trail. At more than 16,000 acres, South Mountain Park/Preserve is one of the largest municipally managed parks in the nation and consists of three mountain ranges - the Ma Ha Tauk, Gila and Guadalupe. Choose intensity.. Riding a mountain bike is a great way to experience the beauty of SA’s parks, as well as providing significant health benefits to riders. Access: Start at South Mountain Park Main Entrance. Park at the San Juan Rd. NYCs Central Park you say? From Pima Wash Trail, turn right onto Pima West Loop. Difficult. Desert Classic Trail. The Bowl Trail ends at the shore of The Bowl, a beautiful glacier-carved pond wedged between the Beehive and Champlain Mountain. The first day of the reopening of South Africa’s National Parks on Monday 1 June saw one hiker make a gruesome discovery on Table Mountain. From the Pima Canyon trailhead on the east side of the park, take the Pima Wash Trail for about 1.2 miles, and this will meet up with the start of the National Trail. It is one of the older trails in the park, and it was built with inmate labor plus Civilian Conservation Corps men back in the 1930's The large switchbacks remain as a testimony of their hard work and dedication. I did the entire National Trail, plus Basura trail. A very scenic hike with moderate ups and downs along the way. Total was 19 miles. The main scenic drive through South Mountain Park (Telegraph Pass Road, aka Summit Road) ends at Buena Vista lookout, from where many square miles of the Phoenix suburbs are in view, nearly 1,000 feet below. Guadalupe, AZ Difficult. Alta Ridge is the ridge on the eastern end of Maricopa peak. Park is a great place to hike. Laveen, AZ Difficult. It feels like there should be water close. Laveen, AZ 14 1.9 mi 3.1 km #2 Geronimo Trail. National Trail - South Mountain Park. Find out about the Trail and use the interactive map to explore accommodation, services and attractions on the route. Pima West Loop Trail. Marcos De Niza. South Mountain National Trail is a 25.7 kilometer heavily trafficked point-to-point trail located near Tempe, Arizona that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. Ranger Office Phone: (602) 262-7393 This trail is located in the South Mountain Park Reserve which offers over 51 miles of trails. Pima East Loop Trail. Last updated on: Friday, October 23, 2020 Trail difficulty: Difficult, 7.8 km. Tackling the toughest climb at South Mountain Phoenix, AZ - Duration: 11:39. Here directions are provided for joining the trail from the State Park's Kings Mountain Campground, but you can also start from the visitors center of Kings Mountain National … The National Trail is located within the popular South Mountain Park Complex of Metro Phoenix, which at 16,000 acres ranks as the largest city park in the country. Trails remain open until 11 p.m. To get to the Pima Canyon trailhead, take I-10 to the Elliot Road exit, go west on Elliot Road, then north on 48th Street, and west on Pima Canyon Road. 2,343 ft. Altitude end. download. It begins at Forest Road #0073 near Beaver/Medicine Lake and ends further west on Forest Road #0073. Travel south on Mormon Trail to connect to National Trail. Except for a few technical sections, the trail is mostly flat, smooth and singletrack ideal for beginner to intermediate bikers. I will definitely hike this again. Starting at the trailhead at S 24th Street, it is a bit of a steep climb to the top. Alta Trail is steep on both ends as it rises to the crest of the Ma Ha Tuak Range in South Mountain Park. National to Mormon to Ridgeline on South Mountain has it all! The eastern half is often quite busy, the western stretch (after Telegraph Pass) much less so. The architectural style for the buildings built at South Mountain Park between 1933 and 1937 was a cooperative effort between the National Park Service and the City Parks Supervisor. See 20 photos from 92 visitors to South Mountain, National Trail. Be seen. It begins at Forest Road #0073 near Beaver/Medicine Lake and ends further west on Forest Road #0073. Alta Trail. The Classic Trail rocky terrain made it cool. Take another left from Desert Classic to connect to Lower Corona. Proceed to Beverly Canyon Trail. The Ranger Trail provides a gradual climb through the foothills approaching the park’s roadway. South Mountain National Trail in Phoenix. The west side of the trail is a little less kempt in comparison to the highly trafficked East side, but I didn’t find it bothersome or dangerous. South Mountain Park is the largest city-managed park in the country. Register for Hikes and Outdoor Nature Programs. Proceed to hike on San Juan Rd. Mountain Biking is only allowed on a small section of the trail by Medicine Lake. Proceed to Pyramid Trail. The trail is primarily used for hiking, running, and mountain biking. Alta Trail. Access: Start at Pima Canyon Trailhead. Lots of mountain bikers even in the higher elevation. Access: Enter from the Park Main Entrance and proceed on Stephen Mather Dr. to connect to San Juan Rd. To complete this hike you'll need to spot a car at each trail head. Corona De Loma is a rough and sometimes steep trail heading up from the Desert Classic to the National Trail near Buena Vista Lookout atop South Mountain Park. Although, not a very long trail, it does offer direct access to the National Trail and Telegraph Pass Trail, once you reach the roadway at the trail’s end. The South Rim Trail is one of the best ways to experience Big Bend National Park. It looks like your browser does not have JavaScript enabled. Hike the extension trail that leads to Dobbins Lookout and be rewarded with a magnificent view of the valley below. See 20 photos from 92 visitors to South Mountain, National Trail. Corona De Loma Trail is a little difficult to access from the bottom due to the number of spur trails in the area. The trail is designated as a multiple use path, which means it is open to mountain bikes and horses. After an easy 1.2 miles over on the fire road, you come to the old Pima Canyon Trailhead. South Downs Way Mountain Bike Guide: Mountain bike guide for the South Downs Way National Trail. Continue south to the summit of Pemetic Mountain. Too late to do this time of year. We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life. South Downs Way Information . The South Mountains have nearly 60 miles of trail, ranging from short nature walks near the entrance to the 14 mile National Trail which crosses the whole length of the park, mostly on or near the ridgeline. It’s an easy trail and nice for bringing the whole family. Phoenix, AZ. We went out about 3 miles and turned back, so not much of a climb and pretty busy with mountain bikers. The park boasts more than 50 miles of trails for hiking, horseback riding and mountain biking. The return descent from the Buena Vista Lookout is technical and rocky all the way back to the Pima Canyon Trailhead. Sat, Dec 5, 2020, 11:00 AM: Hello team! Spectacular hike with amazing views all along the way. Continue right to Pima Wash Trail. 960 x 364 jpeg 57kB. There are lots of mountain bikers on this trail, and there are parts of the trail that are skinnier with blond turns, so be on the look out. South Mt. The National Trail crosses South Mountain Park from the east to the west ends and intersects with most of the other trails in the park. Located at the South Mountain Reservation in West Orange, it’s a perfect destination for families and anyone who enjoys a little magic. Plan to include this trail along with the other trails in the East escarpment trail network for your day long ride full of ups and downs. The park boasts more than 50 miles of trails for hiking, horseback riding and mountain biking. The trail is open for the following uses: Hiking and Horseback Riding. Speed, tech, steepness, oh my. Rewarded along this trail with a great view from the ridge, you can scan the horizon for miles. South Mountains State Park In one of the state’s most rugged areas, South Mountains State Park features elevations to 3,000 feet, an 80-foot waterfall, mountain streams and more than 40 miles of trails for hikers, equestrians and mountain bikers. Take the first left on to Phoenix South Mountain Park. The trail continues along traversing the hill until it ends at the Max Delta Trail. So we gathered our CamelBaks and hiking sticks headed over to South Mountain Park. From Beverly Canyon Trail, turn right to proceed to Ridgeline Trail. This trail is suitable for most levels of hikers and can be used as an introduction for those wanting to get acquainted with desert mountain hiking. Hiking: Nov 19 2020: Jim_H: Hiking: 7.00 Miles: 1,550 AEG: Hiking: 7.00 Miles: 3 Hrs 10 Mns : 2.21 mph: 1,550 ft AEG no routes: 1st trip. South Mountain is the northern extension of the Blue Ridge Mountain range in Maryland and Pennsylvania.From the Potomac River near Knoxville, Maryland, in the south, to Dillsburg, Pennsylvania, in the north, the 70-mile-long (110 km) range separates the Hagerstown and Cumberland valleys from the Piedmont regions of the two states. Linked [ ] linked : Kiwanis Trail - South Mountain. Pima Canyon Trailhead. Altitude change-773 ft. Altitude min. We went through 4 L of water. You feel like you're outside of AZ in some of the cool spots. Turn left onto National and then turn right to proceed to Hidden Valley Trail. Trail Ridge Road Through Rocky Mountain National Park Closes For Winter. Length: 30+ mile loop Type: Equestrain Trail Difficulty: Easy to Moderate Description: This easy to moderately difficult 30+ mile loop trail begins in Kings Mountain State Park and circles into Kings Mountain National Military Park, the site of a famous Revolutionary War battle. Access: Start at Pima Canyon Trailhead. More Stats for National mountain bike trail trail. Take another left onto Piedras Dr. The National Trail crosses South Mountain Park from the east to the west ends and intersects with most of the other trails in the park. National Trail is the gem of South Mountain and home to the infamous Waterfall. Proceed to Max Delta Trail. Join Rob Drew and me, Jeff Kendall-Weed, on a fun mountain bike ride at South Mountain Park in Phoenix, Arizona! Pima Canyon Trailhead. Bajada Trail. 1,570 ft. Grade-4.236%. Access: Start at the 19th Ave. Trailhead to connect to Ma a Tauk Trail. Atop the ridge, the trail connects to the National Trail. Started on Basura, (parked at 16th St Lot) followed that West to National. By comparison, Vail Resort is the largest ski resort in the U.S. at 5,300 acres. Most of the traffic is on the east half of the trail. From Pima Wash Trail, Proceed to Pima West Loop. To avoid parking fines and/or towing please do not park outside of designated parking areas, on … About South Mountain Park. After leaving the "Grotto," the hike is fairly level with a more open forest. It was a busy time when I went and had to share the trial with lots of bikers, most of which were nice some that wanted to run you over... if given the option I’d do it again in a heart beat. National trail can be acended or decended. Whether it’s a casual ride along the shared use trails through Belair National Park, exploring the popular Craigburn farm trails in Sturt Gorge Recreation Park or testing your endurance on the Mawson trail, there is sure to be an experience to suit you. past the gate for 0.5 mi to connect to Alta Trail to your right. Pyramid Trail starts out fairly easy from the Area 620 Trailhead, but it quickly gets steep at the base of the ridge it climbs. Beverly Canyon Trail will have some short rocky and steep areas that cross the Pima Canyon area on the way to meeting the Desert Classic Trail on the south side of South Mountain. Total of 15.4 miles and 6.5 hrs from start to finish. Corona De Loma is a rough and sometimes steep trail heading up from the Desert Classic to the National Trail near Buena Vista Lookout atop South Mountain Park. Beautiful hike if a bit cooler. Desert Classic Trail. Stay along marked trails as directed to get to the Corona De Loma Trail. It is well marked with a sign and map of the entire South Mountain trail system. To reach the National Trail along the ridgeline, continue across the road and climb the steep switchbacks to reach the saddle in the mountain just east of “Goat Hill.”. Grand Gap Loop is a 6.4 mile loop trail which is best ridden counter clockwise. Great trail lots of option for distance and difficulty. MTB Project is built by riders like you. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash. The Appalachian National Scenic Trail, generally known as the Appalachian Trail or simply the A.T., is a marked hiking trail in the Eastern United States extending between Springer Mountain in Georgia and Mount Katahdin in Maine. Drinking fountains, benches, covered ramadas are available for periodic rest stops. Access: Start from the Area 620 Trailhead. From this road, proceed to Holbert Trailhead to continue onto Holbert Trail. The National Trail continues all the way across South Mountain, but if someone tells you they did the National Trail this is most likely what they mean. The trail will start out easy and flat, then ascend up and traverse the hills behind the ranger station. Access: Start at 19th Ave. Trailhead. Towers and west of Buena Vista Lookout. Dogs are also able to … From Pima West Loop, turn right to proceed to Pima East Loop. The trail descends down off the hills in the flats, then meanders and undulates until meeting up with the Bajada trail at the San Juan gate area. Continue right onto Pima Wash Trail. A true backcountry experience is offered at 24 backpacking campsites at seven locations. Access: Start at Telegraph Pass Trailhead. Mormon Trail is a fairly busy trail much of the time. This trail offers a steady climb to the upper areas of South Mountain Park. Access: Start from Warpaint Dr. Access Trailhead. It passes just below the telecommunications towers. It was so hot even the cactus is melting! Proceed to Pima Loop Trail. Pima West Loop Trail. Proceed to Pima Ridgeline Trail. Variety of trails to take. But there was a snake that crossed my path. The slab stone masonry buildings were consistent with the Park Service’s use of regionally traditional themes utilizing environmentally compatible materials. The eastern half is often quite busy, the western stretch (after Telegraph Pass) much less so. Choose and book a National Trail break or be inspired by our suggested itineraries. completed the entire length of the National Trail. Both me and my husband truly enjoy this trail. Nearly every other trail in the park joins the National Trail at one point or another, giving hikers plenty of options, - … Access: Start at Pima Canyon Trailhead. Great trail with some amazing views. The Virtual ​National Trail Trek (NTT) The Virtual National Trail Trek is a 9-day opportunity for outdoor enthusiasts of all abilities to hike a 16 mile trail route within South Mountain Park. First 1.5(ish) is a dirt road walk which is blah, but the rest of the hike is very beautiful with multiple spots to gaze out at downtown Phoenix and the surrounding mountains. From Ma Ha Tauk Trail, turn left to proceed to Crosscut Trail. This 12 miles hike is pretty tough. From Five Tables, proceed to Ranger Trail. 700 x 525 jpeg 80kB. Great trail. The trail is well maintained for the majority of the route. Perhaps if we went further we would have reached a more difficult ascent, but fine for a relaxing walk or trail run. Access: Start at Pima Canyon Trailhead. Start a visit at the South Mountain Environmental Education Center, hike, bike and ride more than 58 miles of trails, or follow the road to the top of the mountain for spectacular views. We loved this trail! At the junction with Eagle’s Crag, there is a .3 mi spur trail (Eagle’s Crag Loop Trail) to the right, which rejoins the South Ridge Trail. Started at 5am. From this road, proceed to Holbert Trailhead to continue onto Las Lomitas Trail. Further up the ridge there are views of Acadia's mountains to the east. The Ma-Ha-Tauk Trail starts off at a gradual incline, then ramps up at a hard ascent to the Cross Cut Trail junction. South Downs Way Drinking Water: A guide to drinking water sources along the South Downs Way National Trail. National Trail traverses the Guadalupe Range and the Gila Range, two of the three mountain ranges of the park. National is a highly rated 2 mile moderately popular black diamond singletrack scenic trail located near Phoenix Arizona. National Trail - South Mountain Park. It’s a beautiful thru hike, perfect to do during our valley winters. Proceed right to Pima Wash Trail. Proceed to Geronimo Trail. Very challenging end to end. The ending view point is more grandiose in my opinion. The National Trail crosses South Mountain Park from the east to the west ends and intersects with most of the other trails in the park. Intermediate to advanced mountain biking. One of many petroglyphs in South Mountain Park Dobbins Lookout is the highest point accessible by trail at 2,330 feet (710 meters). Part of the Blue Ridge Mountain Range, South Mountain separates the Hagerstown and Cumberland valleys from the … Proceed to Warpaint North to connect to Desert Classic by taking a left. Be sure and check out the old stone houses located at the beginning of the trailhead. Access: Start at Beverly Canyon Trailhead. Access: Start at Mormon Trailhead to connect to Mormon Trail. Pima East Loop Trail. Access: Start at Pima Canyon Trailhead. The trail is primarily used for hiking, running, and mountain biking and is accessible year-round. The South Mountain Trail is 8.9 miles long. www.nationalgeographic.com. Hike #3 and chosen by several requests to do something on the "South" side of the valley, I bring you South Mountain's Mormon Loop to National Trail … I’ve done the entire trail once, for The National Trail Trek last January. Bottom line, I Should not have done it today. South Mountain National Trail. It’s a local favorite as well as a destination trail for MTB snowbirds. today was the second time going on a hike here and not only is the scenery beautiful in our opinion, but have found that the hike is easy-intermediate. 1,570 ft. Altitude max. Phoenix, AZ. Why, boys and girls, it's right here in Phoenix. We are starting to hike more and have found that this is an excellent starting place for us, as well as a place to continue going further given the large stretch of land here! Both require expert skills and fitness. Telegraph Pass is the gap between South Mountain to the east and Goat Hill to the West. Above the second ladder, the routes rejoin and the trail ascends more gradually to the junction with the North Ridge Trail. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash. I look forward to doing the event again. Grade max ... South Mountain Park Trail Map; South Mountain Park Trail Reports; Share. This trail is along boundary and runs through portions of South Mountains Game Lands. Left at 5 am, arrived to Pima Trailhead at 11:15am, on the verge of heat stroke. www.nationalparkstraveler.org. It is a 1/2 mile walk from the San Juan gate to the start of the trail on the north side of the road. South Downs Way Campsites and Hostels: A guide to campsites and hotels on the South Downs Way National Trail. Started at Pima Canyon and went west across the Park. I started hiking South Mountain in June and have loved every minute of it. This mountain bike primary trail can be used both directions. Stone steps lead to a view south. I hiked today, while cloudy and windy. The entire trail is about 16 miles one way and covers the entire mountain from east to west. The loveliest parts are on the west side where there are far less hikers and mountain bikers. 6:47. The trail is about 2,200 miles (3,500 km) long, though the exact length changes over time as parts are rerouted or modified. The trail is designated as a multiple use path, which means it is open to mountain bikes and horses. Although the name implies a rock feature, stacking rocks is not only not recommended, it is illegal. At the lakeside trail junction is the start of the Champlain South Ridge Trail. National Trail - South Mountain. A very scenic hike with moderate ups and downs along the way. Joe's Spin: Pemetic Mountain is one of my favorite peaks in Acadia National Park. To complete this hike you'll need to spot a car at each trail head. Proceed to Judith Tunell Accessible Trail. Hiking: Nov 19 2020: Jim_H: Hiking: 7.00 Miles: 1,550 AEG: Hiking: 7.00 Miles: 3 Hrs 10 Mns : 2.21 mph: 1,550 ft AEG no routes: 1st trip. The South Mountain Park/Preserve Trails Master Plan project site will provide you with updates and resources to stay up to date on the planning and preservation of South Mountain. This trail also provides alternative routes through connections with the Derby Loop, Bajada Trail, and Las Lomitas Loop, while traveling upward to the roadway. The National Trail is the backbone of the South Mountain Park system, stretching from the Pima Canyon Trailhead in the east to the San Juan Lookout in the west. South Mountain National Trail (Phoenix) in 2020 | Arizona hiking, Places to go, South mountain. Review "Take a Hike. It is steep in places, but moderate in most places. South Mountain - National Trail - 08/10/2019 - Duration: 6:47. Proceed on Lower Corona until you can take a left onto Corona De Loma Trail. We entered into South Mountain Park through the main entrance at 10409 S Central Ave. and after driving the winding mountain roads We caught up with the National Trail at the Buena Vista Lookout Point. Would like to see some better trail markers to be honest. There are abandoned mines, petroglyphs, and initeresting rock formations along the way. Continue right onto Pima Wash Trail. Hours for all trailhead areas and entrances: 5 a.m. to 7 p.m. (entrance gates close). South Bethel (5 miles): A fast and twisty trail with some moguls, log hoops and rut-crossings. Take the first left on to Phoenix South Mountain Park. From Kiwanis Trailhead, proceed to Kiwanis Trail. Kings Mountain Horse Trail. National Trail is the longest trail in the … South Mountain State Park c/o South Mountain Recreation Area 21843 National Pike Boonsboro, MD 21713. Not even close. South Mountain National Trail: West to East is a 15.8 mile heavily trafficked point-to-point trail located near Laveen, Arizona that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. 286 reviews of South Mountain Park "Do you know what the nation's largest municipal park is? Hikers, mountain-bikers and equestrian riders who plan to ride any portion of Benn Knob Trail should wear an item that is blaze orange. Proceed to Telegraph Pass Trail. The middle 10 miles saw very few people. The trail is primarily used for hiking and mountain biking and is accessible year-round. Continue making a loop back to the Mormon Trail to return. Starting in the Chisos Basin, you will steadily climb up to the South Rim, where jaw-dropping views of the Chihuahuan Desert await. Was strong until Mile 14. South Mountain Park & Preserve At over 16,000 acres, South Mountain Park and Preserve is one of the largest municipal parks in the country. 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