15.1 miles
Distance
1,260 ft
Climb
-1,266 ft
Descent
4,414 ft
High Point

This is a lollipop type loop on the Black Canyon Trail (Southern Russian Well segment) and the Copper Mountain Loop trail. The loop portion is best ridden in a CCW direction. The beginning of this ride can be done on the dirt road, as published, or simply stay on the BCT heading north from the Big Bug Trailhead. The road start may give a better warmup. You'll ride past the exit of the Copper Mtn. Loop heading north. Go through the giant green Xm gate and look for the singletrack on the left, this is the beginning or northern end of the Copper Mtn. Loop. This trail was built for mountain biking, typical BCT climbing grades and fun downhills await.

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BCT: Copper Mtn. Loop is a 15 mile popular intermediate route located near Mayer 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 1,260 ft with a max elevation of 4,414 ft then descends -1,266 ft.
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    8
More Stats for BCT: Copper Mtn. Loop mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    2 hr 25 min
  • Altitude min
    3,914 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,025 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,022 ft
  • Grade
    -0%
  • Grade max
    -22.4%
  • Grade min
    22.6%
  • Distance climb
    7 miles
  • Distance down
    7 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
Avg: 3.5 (4 votes)
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BCT | The FIRST but not the LAST - Arizona
BCT | The FIRST but not the LAST - Arizona
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Copper Mtn. Loop
Feb 19, 2024 @ 5:54am
Feb 19, 2024
Completely dry. Some cat claw brush starting to grow back but not a factor yet.
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