9.7 miles
Distance
1,038 ft
Climb
-1,036 ft
Descent
4,729 ft
High Point

Fun and flowy intermediate level loop, away from the crowds. All rolling terrain, and Ground Control gives this loop a good dose of off camber red rock and a quick techy descent with some rock rollers.

Detailed Description
Axis - Ground Control - Outer Limits is a 10 mile popular intermediate route located near Sedona Arizona. This mountain bike only route can be used one direction and has a moderate overall physical rating. This route includes 1 trails. This route climbs 1,038 ft with a max elevation of 4,729 ft then descends -1,036 ft.
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Details

  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    6
More Stats for Axis - Ground Control - Outer Limits mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    1 hr 44 min
  • Altitude min
    4,122 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,484 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,485 ft
  • Grade max
    -36.6%
  • Grade min
    20.1%
  • Distance climb
    4 miles
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 mile

Directions

  1. Walk northwest on Girdner.
  2. Continue for 90 meters.
  3. Keep left to stay on Girdner.
  4. Continue for 100 meters.
  5. Keep straight to stay on Girdner.
  6. Continue for 100 meters.
  7. Walk northwest on Girdner.
  8. Continue for 20 meters.
  9. Keep right to take Axis.
  10. Continue for 500 meters.
  11. Walk north on Axis.
  12. Continue for 600 meters.
  13. Walk southwest on Axis.
  14. Continue for 900 meters.
  15. Walk north on Girdner.
  16. Continue for 20 meters.
  17. Turn left onto Axis.
  18. Continue for 400 meters.
  19. Walk west on Axis.
  20. Continue for 1 kilometer.
  21. Walk northwest on Axis.
  22. Continue for 1.5 kilometers.
  23. Walk south on Ground Control.
  24. Continue for 70 meters.
  25. Turn left onto Outer Limits.
  26. Continue for 300 meters.
  27. Walk southwest on Outer Limits.
  28. Continue for 500 meters.
  29. Keep right to stay on Outer Limits.
  30. Continue for 600 meters.
  31. Walk southeast on Outer Limits.
  32. Continue for 1 kilometer.
  33. Walk southeast on Outer Limits.
  34. Continue for 1 kilometer.
  35. Walk northeast on Outer Limits.
  36. Continue for 1 kilometer.
  37. Walk northeast on Outer Limits.
  38. Continue for 900 meters.
  39. Walk northwest on Outer Limits.
  40. Continue for 400 meters.
  41. Walk northeast on Outer Limits.
  42. Continue for 90 meters.
  43. Turn right to stay on Outer Limits.
  44. Continue for 700 meters.
  45. Walk northeast on Outer Limits.
  46. Continue for 1.5 kilometers.
  47. Walk east on Outer Limits.
  48. Continue for 30 meters.
  49. Bear right onto Roundabout.
  50. Continue for less than 10 meters.
  51. Turn right onto Centennial.
  52. Continue for 100 meters.
  53. Keep right to take Girdner.
  54. Continue for 100 meters.
  55. Walk east on Outer Limits.
  56. Continue for 30 meters.
  57. Bear right onto Roundabout.
  58. Continue for less than 10 meters.
  59. Turn right onto Centennial.
  60. Continue for 100 meters.
  61. Keep right to take Girdner.
  62. Continue for 100 meters.
  63. Walk south on Girdner.
  64. Continue for 100 meters.
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