91.8 miles
Distance
11,039 ft
Climb
-12,691 ft
Descent
4,228 ft
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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.

Detailed Description
AES: Gila100 is a 92 mile less popular extreme race route located near Superior Arizona. This mountain bike only route can be used one direction and has a extreme overall physical rating. This route includes 7 trails. This route climbs 11,039 ft with a max elevation of 4,228 ft then descends -12,691 ft.
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  • Race Course
  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • 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
  • Avg time
    19 hr 54 min
  • Altitude change
    -1,651 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,642 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,045 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,395 ft
  • Grade
    -0.3%
  • Grade max
    -38.9%
  • Grade min
    45.5%
  • Distance climb
    37 miles
  • Distance down
    44 miles
  • Distance flat
    11 miles
Avg: 5 (1 votes)
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AZT dropping into Gila River canyons

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