22.7 miles
Distance
1,989 ft
Climb
-1,984 ft
Descent
3,070 ft
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Mixed singletrack and dirt road route staging at the Picketpost trailhead. Ride through Arnett Canyon, L.O.S.T. & the Arizona Trail.

Detailed Description
AES: Picketpost Punisher - C Route is a 23 mile less popular expert race route located near Superior Arizona. This mountain bike only route can be used one direction and has a moderate overall physical rating. This route includes 5 trails. This route climbs 1,989 ft with a max elevation of 3,070 ft then descends -1,984 ft.

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  • Race Course
  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
More Stats for AES: Picketpost Punisher - C Route mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    4 hr 37 min
  • Altitude min
    2,317 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,395 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,402 ft
  • Grade max
    -32.7%
  • Grade min
    32.5%
  • Distance climb
    10 miles
  • Distance down
    8 miles
  • Distance flat
    5 miles
Avg: 5 (1 votes)
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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AZT/C - L.O.S.T. Arnett Canyon
Feb 18, 2024 @ 6:47am
Feb 18, 2024
Good riding conditions - trail is well maintained. Only downsides: (i) occasional horse apples on trail - but easily avoidable; (ii) a few soft dirt spots but siding on the edge of the trail helps; (iii) creek has water in it - all crossings can be ridden but you may get muddy. Not crowded (especially for a perfect Sunday). Only encountered a handful of hikers and one couple on horses.
AZT - Whitford Canyon
Dec 29, 2023 @ 6:22am
Dec 29, 2023
Great trail. Fun riding, not too steep, great scenery. Some water crossings, dry on my trip
AZT/C - L.O.S.T. Urban Section
May 6, 2023 @ 8:01pm
May 6, 2023
overgrown af, maybe that is why its called L.O.S.T? once you get passed this section the next section, through the canyon, is nice.
Happy Camp Rd.
Aug 19, 2021 @ 7:41am
Aug 19, 2021
Silver King Mine Rd.
Sep 24, 2020 @ 11:08am
Sep 24, 2020
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