58 miles
Distance
6,981 ft
Climb
-6,982 ft
Descent
4,266 ft
High Point

Fun route through Catalina State Park, Honeybee trails, Tortolita Mtn. Park and back to Catalina. Carne Asada tacos at the finish?? Most definitely.

Links

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Details

  • Race Course
  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    1
More Stats for AES: Tortolita 50 mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    2,646 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,010 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,008 ft
  • Grade
    -0%
  • Grade max
    -43.427%
  • Grade min
    47.739%
  • Distance climb
    30 miles
  • Distance down
    23 miles
  • Distance flat
    5 miles
Avg: 4 (1 votes)
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
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  • Parking Parking
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  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

      statustraildateconditiondescription
      Wild Mustang
      Jun 28, 2020 @ 9:26pm
      Jun 28, 2020
      Buff and chunky. Good times, for sure.
      Catalina
      Jun 26, 2020 @ 8:59am
      Jun 26, 2020
      Closed due to Bighorn Fire reporter
      Upper Javelina Trail
      Apr 1, 2020 @ 9:48am
      Apr 1, 2020
      For the more skilled riders. Almost everything is rideable/ cleanable especially if you have some trials skills. All is rideable on the way down for a fun rowdy DH. Included some pics.
      Ridgeline Trail
      Mar 1, 2020 @ 9:21am
      Mar 1, 2020
      Tortolita Mountain Park Access
      Mar 1, 2020 @ 9:21am
      Mar 1, 2020
      more reports »
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