15.8 miles
Distance
1,681 ft
Climb
-1,682 ft
Descent
1 mile
High Point

Riding Almosta Trail route is physically demanding due to rough, overgrown trail conditions in several segments. It's recommended to ride each of the loops in a counter-clockwise direction. The first loop is Stringfield Trail (#625) and Lost Shoe (#627). The second loop consists of Denny's (#626) and Jim & Gayle's (#1959) trails. Again counter-clockwise is preferred. The last mile of Almosta Trail (#622), as you head back to the trailhead, is very steep and will likely require three hike-a-bikes. Total length of this route is approximately 15.8 miles. Until the trail gets trimmed, any exposed skin is going to get plenty of pokes and scratches It is primarily a horse trail, so don't complain about hoof holes. Please, a bike bell is a good idea to prevent surprising horse riders. Getting hurt in this remote and rough area would be a long and difficult rescue.

Detailed Description
Almosta Trail 15 Mile Loop is a 16 mile moderately popular intermediate route located near Prescott Arizona. This horse primary route can be used one direction and has a hard overall physical rating. This route includes 3 trails. This route climbs 1,681 ft with a max elevation of 5,334 ft then descends -1,682 ft.
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Horse
  • Other Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Ridelogs
    9
More Stats for Almosta Trail 15 Mile Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    4,786 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,087 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,085 ft
  • Grade max
    -68.9%
  • Grade min
    43.2%
  • Distance climb
    6 miles
  • Distance down
    6 miles
  • Distance flat
    3 miles
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Dennys
Aug 5, 2021 @ 7:06am
Aug 5, 2021
Terrible new cat claw growth and overgrown scrub oak in the trail due to the monsoons. Dress accordingly and be prepared to be a bit ripped up
Lost Shoe
Aug 5, 2021 @ 7:06am
Aug 5, 2021
New cat claw growth and scrub oak- be prepared
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