58.0 miles
Distance
5,454 ft
Climb
-5,452 ft
Descent
4,238 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.

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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
    2,643 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,003 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,002 ft
  • Grade
    -0%
  • Grade max
    -63.6%
  • Grade min
    40.4%
  • Distance climb
    31 miles
  • Distance down
    21 miles
  • Distance flat
    6 miles
Avg: 4 (1 votes)
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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
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  • Very Dry
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Underexposed EP 4 - Oro Valley, Arizona
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Upper Javelina Mountain Biking (top) in Tucson
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Cycling Catalina State Park
Cycling Catalina State Park
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Upper Javelina Trail
Oct 22, 2021 @ 6:10am
Oct 22, 2021
Running good! No issues (besides the city tearing down the landing for the big drop up top).
Wild Mustang
Oct 22, 2021 @ 6:10am
Oct 22, 2021
Running great! No damage from the monsoons. Grass is starting to creep in towards the trail, but no major overgrowth.
Alamo Springs Connector
Oct 22, 2021 @ 6:10am
Oct 22, 2021
Running good.
Ridgeline Trail
Aug 28, 2021 @ 6:03am
Aug 28, 2021
Extremely green, beautiful and a lot of flowers. You have to pay attention where you're going when the trail turns or to avoid hidden rocks.
Tortolita Mountain Park Access
Mar 26, 2021 @ 9:16am
Mar 26, 2021
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