This is a self-paced 4 day / 3 night 230 mile bikepacking loop around the East Valley of metro Phoenix and beyond. It includes about 40 miles of the Arizona Trail. GPS use is highly recommended. This is NOT a race nor is it a group ride. Riders should be at least of intermediate skill and be able to ride 75 miles in one day. We will regroup each night at designated camp locations. Event registration is $15 and may be completed here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/queens-ransom-bikepack-registration-75563537575
AZ State Trust Land Recreational Permits are mandatory and can be obtained here: https://asld.secure.force.com/recreationalpermit/
Trailforks scans users ridelogs to determine the most popular direction each trail is ridden. A good flowing trail network will have most trails flowing in a single direction according to their intension.
The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
Trail Last Ridden
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine the last time a trail was ridden.
< 2 days
< 1 week
< 2 weeks
< 1 month
< 6 months
> 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months.
Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades.
Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.