56 miles
Distance
8,170 ft
Climb
-8,172 ft
Descent
1 miles
High Point

Be prepared for punishment!! The B course offers it all: climbing, hike-a-bike, route finding, sweet singletrack, fun downhills, chunky jeep roads, backcountry experience and views!! Bring a GPS and know how to use it. Water/food is available at Circle K in Superior near the halfway point.

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Trails in Route

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  • Race Course
  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Double Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
More Stats for AES: Picketpost Punisher B mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    2,218 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,399 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,397 ft
  • Grade
    -0.001%
  • Grade max
    -33.083%
  • Grade min
    28.793%
  • Distance climb
    26 miles
  • Distance down
    25 miles
  • Distance flat
    5 miles
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Trail Conditions
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  • Snow Packed
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  • Prevalent Mud
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      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

      traildateconditiondescription
      AZT (Reavis Canyon)
      Dec 31, 2018 @ 7:41pm
      Dec 31, 2018
      AZT (Ricewater Ridge)
      May 26, 2018 @ 7:34am
      May 26, 2018
      Very loose rock and sandy sections.
      AZT (Whitford Canyon)
      Jan 28, 2017 @ 9:46pm
      Jan 28, 2017
      South end has many creek crossings and while not deep now, there is evidence that the it busted its banks and washed some of the trail away and most of the crossings are a pretty big drop in with no transition. After you cross FR650 (N Happy Camp) the riding is much better up to the trail head
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