10.0 miles
Distance
930 ft
Climb
-911 ft
Descent
4,724 ft
High Point

Route links up Western Gateway/Dry Creek Trails including Cockscomb, Ground Control, Aerie, Deadman, Mescal, and ends with Canyon of Fools.

Detailed Description
Aerie Mescalero Fools is a 10 mile popular intermediate route located near Sedona Arizona. This mountain bike only route can be used one direction and has a moderate overall physical rating. This route includes 5 trails. This route climbs 930 ft with a max elevation of 4,724 ft then descends -911 ft.
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    10
More Stats for Aerie Mescalero Fools mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    2 hr 26 min
  • Altitude min
    4,442 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,445 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,465 ft
  • Grade max
    -28.3%
  • Grade min
    24.1%
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 mile
Avg: 3 (2 votes)

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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Canyon of Fools (Upper)
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