92 miles
Distance
13,996 ft
Climb
-15,651 ft
Descent
4,212 ft
High Point

Toughest single day ride on the AES calendar. This is a point-2-point ride on the Arizona Trail from Picketpost trailhead to Tiger Mine trailhead near Oracle. This entire route is extremely remote, prepare yourself for backcountry riding.

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Details

  • Race Course
  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Double Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Point to Point
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Extreme
More Stats for AES: Gila100 mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -1,655 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,650 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,052 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,397 ft
  • Grade
    -0.341%
  • Grade max
    -43.733%
  • Grade min
    42.262%
  • Distance climb
    39 miles
  • Distance down
    44 miles
  • Distance flat
    9 miles
Avg: 5 (1 votes)
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction

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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • Downhill Primary
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  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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  • Double Black Diamond

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  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • 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 Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Parking Parking
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  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
      Trail transparency
      AZT dropping into Gila River canyons 2
      AZT dropping into Gila River canyons 2
      5:07 | 28 | comments: 0 | favs:
      Nov 30, 2018
      AZT dropping into Gila River canyons
      AZT dropping into Gila River canyons
      AZT dropping into Gila River canyons
      5:26 | 27 | comments: 0 | favs:
      Nov 30, 2018
      AZT dropping into Gila River canyons
      AZT in Martinez Canyon
      AZT in Martinez Canyon
      4:38 | 42 | comments: 0 | favs:
      Nov 29, 2018
      AZT Picketpost to Kelvin segment

      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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      Arizona Trail: Picketpost to Kelvin
      Jan 12, 2019 @ 7:44am
      Jan 12, 2019
      Some catclaw beginning to creep in but overall in the best condition I've ever seen.
      AZT (Black Hills)
      Oct 6, 2018 @ 7:39am
      Oct 6, 2018
      Some wash out from hurricane Rosa, lots of cacti (cholla) on the trail from Rosa as well.
      AZT (Tortilla Mountains)
      Feb 8, 2018 @ 8:03am
      Feb 8, 2018
      Lots of cow singletrack
      more reports »
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