48.5 miles
7,263 ft
-7,264 ft
4,735 ft
High Point

While this route is typically done as a timed event, it is self-supported, route is not marked and riders should be prepared for a backcountry type of experience.

The route has changed slightly for 2016. Typically ridden in a CW direction from the Bike n Bean in Oak Creek. This route combines many of Sedona's top mountain bike trails. Riders will find great views, fun fast sections, hard technical challenges, exposure, some hike-a-bike and a water crossing.

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Trails in Route

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Slim Shady4,692 ft
Slim Shady1.5 miles
Hiline3.2 miles
Baldwin3,596 ft
Red Rock Crossing2,175 ft
Old Post3,520 ft
Herkenham1.0 miles
Ledge-n-Airy4,813 ft
Drano1.0 miles
Last Frontier4.0 miles
Girdner1.8 miles
Rupp4,885 ft
Cockscomb1.5 miles
Aerie2.8 miles
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Mescal2.1 miles
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To Mescal659 ft
Chuck Wagon5.1 miles
Long Canyon DT174 ft
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Lower Lizardhead3,773 ft
Thunder Mountain1.6 miles
Teacup1.3 miles
Sugar Loaf Loop171 ft
Soldier Pass Conn440 ft
Jordan3,176 ft
Soldier Pass285 ft
Ant Hill1,001 ft
Grand Central5,200 ft
Crusty1,037 ft
Morgan 4x4561 ft
Broken Arrow1.3 miles
Little Horse4,715 ft
Llama2.8 miles
Bell Rock Path2,018 ft
Templeton1.0 miles
Slim Shady Alt180 ft


  • Race Course
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
More Stats for AES: Sedona BFL 2016 mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    3,956 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,165 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,164 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    20.2 miles
  • Distance down
    20.6 miles
  • Distance flat
    7.8 miles
Avg: 5 (1 votes)
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Sedona Mescal
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