30.0 miles
1,401 ft
-2,201 ft
3,730 ft
High Point

Sahuarita to East Tucson via AZT, past Posta Quemada and Colossal Cave

Detailed Description
AZT Sahuarita to home is a 30 mile less popular intermediate route located near Rincon Valley Arizona. This mountain bike only route. This route includes 1 trails. This route climbs 1,401 ft with a max elevation of 3,730 ft then descends -2,201 ft.
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3 Reviews & Comments

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matux (Feb 11, 2022 at 14:47)
Miles 5–7 are fun large tech with huge rock-rolls/drops. Miles 7-north-end were buttery smooth and fast. Ultra beginner minus cactus risk. (I only rode last half from campground)
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Griffen1W3A2F (Dec 29, 2020 at 12:18)
This is a great intermediate trail, with a couple rocky sections that are dark blue in difficulty. I started at Pistol Hill and rode it myself as an out and back. It was a great workout. Technically nothing crazy, but a small handful of the rock features were beyond my climbing skills. That said, for a solid intermediate rider with decent fitness, there shouldn’t be too much hike a bike. If your fitness isn’t quite there, grab a buddy and set up a shuttle.

This will be one of my go-to trails.
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qwqq1211 (Jun 24, 2018 at 19:48)
Riding from North to South you have a long gradual climb that starts out smooth and bermed to more and more technical large rock features as you continue. Nothing crazy. Some steep climbs up loose rock. I rode to a few miles past the camp ground.

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More Stats for AZT Sahuarita to home mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -800 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,870 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,670 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,871 ft
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  • Distance climb
    8 miles
  • Distance down
    19 miles
  • Distance flat
    3 miles
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AZT - Colossal Cave
Jul 2, 2022 @ 8:11am
Jul 2, 2022
In great shape
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