63 miles
Distance
7,844 ft
Climb
-7,849 ft
Descent
3,792 ft
High Point

This is the long loop of the AES McDowell Mountains course, at approximately 63 miles.

No longer on the AES race schedule, but the route may be ridden anytime!!

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Details

  • Race Course
  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Ridelogs
    1
More Stats for AES: McDowell Mtns Long 2015 (Defunct) mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    1,613 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,618 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,613 ft
  • Grade
    -0.001%
  • Grade max
    -46.682%
  • Grade min
    88.561%
  • Distance climb
    28 miles
  • Distance down
    28 miles
  • Distance flat
    7 miles
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Trail Style
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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Sep 4, 2018 @ 3:53pm
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Sep 2, 2018 @ 11:32am
Sep 2, 2018
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Sep 2, 2018 @ 6:48am
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Sep 1, 2018 @ 11:53am
Sep 1, 2018
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