215 miles
Distance
18,514 ft
Climb
-18,512 ft
Descent
3,746 ft
High Point

Use this route at your own risk. The route is not marked. GPS navigation is strongly encouraged.

This is a 4 day - 3 night 215 mile bikepacking route encompassing the popular trails of the East Valley and beyond included the famed Picketpost to Kelvin segment of the AZT. This is a backcountry ride over unforgiving terrain for most of the route. GPS use is highly recommended. Bring a water filter!! $2 bike entry fees are required for trails inside Usery & San Tan Regional Parks. Expect some hike-a-bike. Most of all, enjoy the ride!!

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Route POI

ParkingSafewayParking
ParkingWalgreensParking
ParkingDe La CruzParking
ParkingFitz StopParking
Water Fountain/SourcePossible CacheWater Fountain/Source
CampingCamp 2Camping
Water Fountain/SourceADOT YardWater Fountain/Source
ParkingCreekside Taco ShackParking
CampingCamp 3 in this areaCamping
Information$2 FeeInformation
GateGateGate
CheckpointSafewayCheckpoint
CampingCamp 1 - VortexCamping
Trail SignBarbed wire fenceTrail Sign

Details

  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
More Stats for Queen's Ransom Bikepack mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    1,316 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,348 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,349 ft
  • Grade max
    -31.277%
  • Grade min
    41.586%
  • Distance climb
    96 miles
  • Distance down
    92 miles
  • Distance flat
    27 miles
Avg: 5 (1 votes)
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