14 miles
Distance
1,176 ft
Climb
-1,193 ft
Descent
3,012 ft
High Point

The desert is unforgiving. Water and Stan's, Don't leave home with out them.

Brown’s Ranch Trails will give you a bugs-in-teeth grin as you carve turns on groomed desert singletrack. Leave your big travel bike and gears at home. It’s back to basics at Brown’s.

Brown’s Ranch is mostly a low-to-no tech riding adventure where you can roll through the desert at a good pace covering more miles than you thought possible by sunset. The trailheads have great maps and the place is signed very well. My advice for first timers to BR is the following 15 mile loop...

source: MTBikeAZ.com
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flag fbear (Jun 8, 2018 at 7:51)
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Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    1
More Stats for Introduction to Brown's mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    2,587 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,737 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,720 ft
  • Grade
    -0.022%
  • Grade max
    -14.648%
  • Grade min
    17.213%
  • Distance climb
    6 miles
  • Distance down
    6 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
Avg: 5 (2 votes)
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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