63 miles
Distance
7,495 ft
Climb
-7,492 ft
Descent
2 miles
High Point

**NOTE: This is the 2017 version and the route tends to change each year.**

In the usual fashion, the race this year, 2017, will be different and be a little like the Prescott Monster Cross…that is, it will be a loop around Flagstaff! We’ll use the Flagstaff Loop Trail augmented with some of the good singletrack on Mt. Elden and the southern flanks of the peaks. There are gas stations for those needing water or snacks at mile 21 (Conoco station right before the tunnel under highway 89…look left), mile 51 off route up hwy 180 about a ¼ mile, and at mile 57, on route 66 at the left turn onto Woody Mtn Rd.

VERY IMPORTANT:
If you are unable to navigate to a gpx file, you may very well want to stay home. There are several social trails and a few faint scratches in the dirt used for this route. Yes, you may want to wear some HAB friendly shoes for this.

Local Trail Association
Flagstaff Biking Organization (flagstaffbiking.org)
Please consider joining or donating to the local riding association to support trail development & maintenance.
donate to earn trail karma!
Past Events

Comments


Post a Comment



You must login to Pinkbike.
Don't have an account? Sign up

Join Pinkbike  Login

Trails in Route

Details

  • Race Course
  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    1
More Stats for AES: Aspen Asphyxiation mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    6,636 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,988 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,990 ft
  • Grade
    0.001%
  • Grade max
    -44.78%
  • Grade min
    26.706%
  • Distance climb
    28 miles
  • Distance down
    30 miles
  • Distance flat
    5 miles
no votes yet
close
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
ContributeDetails
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
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.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular
ATV/ORV/OHV Filter
Max Vehicle Width
inches

LEGEND
Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Trail transparency
      Schultz Creek - Flagstaff - 08/17/2019
      Schultz Creek - Flagstaff - 08/17/2019
      6:06 | 33 | comments: 0 | favs:
      Dec 9, 2019
      Flagstaff MTB - Easter Island!!!
      Flagstaff MTB - Easter Island!!!
      6:57 | 84 | comments: 0 | favs:
      Jul 27, 2019
      Easter Island Trail - Flagstaff, AZ
      Easter Island Trail - Flagstaff, AZ
      3:00 | 304 | comments: 0 | favs:
      Feb 14, 2018

      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

      statustraildateconditiondescription
      Flagstaff Loop
      May 23, 2020 @ 11:42am
      1 days
      Little Bear
      May 21, 2020 @ 4:28pm
      May 21, 2020
      Schultz Tank
      May 21, 2020 @ 4:28pm
      May 21, 2020
      Little Gnarly
      May 3, 2020 @ 3:18pm
      May 3, 2020
      Reroute due to logging not at all the same trail
      Easter Island
      May 2, 2020 @ 3:41pm
      May 2, 2020
      Small stream at top but the rest is dry
      more reports »
      • flag
      • login to download gpx or kml files.