20 miles
Distance
1,636 ft
Climb
-1,632 ft
Descent
4,807 ft
High Point

Klonzo is a fun place to ride, but access isn't the best. To get there you have to drive out on this long dirt road and cross a very sandy wash. This wash is not always the most car friendly "road" and I prefer to ride more than drive. This route is my favorite figure 8 loop to do at Klonzo leaving from the Brand Trailhead. The Zephyr trail is sometimes double track, sometimes singletrack, and always a bit dry and sandy, but it bypasses the drive, so I like it for that reason alone.

Once you get to Klonzo this route takes you to my favorite climbs like Borderline and my favorite little downhill sections like Gravitron, VergiGo, Roller Coaster and Red Hot. I even like Zoltar for what it's worth, a fun romp across fins of sandstone and little dips and dives across the slick rock.

After linking up those fun DH sections you can wrest your arms (not your legs) as you roll back to the Brand Trails. To put a cherry on top of the loop I like to drop it down Maverick and back to the truck.

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Trails in Route

Bar M4,528 ft
Circle O817 ft
Bar M Cliff1,798 ft
North 401 mile
Secret Passage1,634 ft
Maverick2,126 ft
Borderline5,148 ft
Borderline3,766 ft
Cross Canyon1,132 ft
Klonzo Entrance240 ft
Wahoo1,598 ft
Seven Mile Flat722 ft
Zoltar3,396 ft
Topspin4,377 ft
The Edge3,304 ft
Midway512 ft
Roller Coaster3,491 ft
Gravitron2 miles
Zephyr4 miles
VertiGo2,913 ft
The Red Hot2,720 ft

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More Stats for Brand to Klonzo Ultimate mountain bike route
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  • Altitude end
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  • Grade max
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  • Grade min
    23.4%
  • Distance climb
    9 miles
  • Distance down
    9 miles
  • Distance flat
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