8.3 miles
Distance
663 ft
Climb
-661 ft
Descent
4,699 ft
High Point

Fast terrain, mild tech, and open stretches where you can fly make this loop great for any rider. Climb Snake from the shuttle and connect Girdner towards Chuckwagon to warm up. The first mile and a half of this loop are the most challenging sections of singletrack - so don't get discouraged. Mescal delivers. Likely the MOST scenic trail in Sedona, Mescal traverses fun terrain and lands you at Deadman's Pass and Aerie. More fast and rowdy descending Return to the Shuttle via Dawa and AZ Cypress.

Detailed Description
Roam Fest Sedona - DRYCRK 1 - Mescal is a 8 mile popular intermediate route located near Sedona Arizona. This mountain bike only route can be used both directions and has a moderate overall physical rating. This route includes 3 trails. This route climbs 663 ft with a max elevation of 4,699 ft then descends -661 ft.
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Trails in Route

Snake2,694 ft
Mescal2 miles
Aerie (Lower)4,318 ft

Details

  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    130
More Stats for Roam Fest Sedona - DRYCRK 1 - Mescal mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    1 hr 42 min
  • Altitude min
    4,400 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,429 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,429 ft
  • Grade max
    -28.5%
  • Grade min
    20.8%
  • Distance climb
    4 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 mile

Directions

  1. Walk southwest on AZ Cypress.
  2. Continue for 80 meters.
  3. Walk east on Snake.
  4. Continue for 500 meters.
  5. Walk west on Snake.
  6. Continue for 400 meters.
  7. Walk southeast on Snake.
  8. Continue for less than 10 meters.
  9. Turn left onto Girdner.
  10. Continue for 200 meters.
  11. Walk east on Girdner.
  12. Continue for 60 meters.
  13. Walk northeast on Chuck Wagon.
  14. Continue for 30 meters.
  15. Walk east on Chuck Wagon.
  16. Continue for 100 meters.
  17. Walk east on Chuck Wagon.
  18. Continue for 50 meters.
  19. Walk south on Chuck Wagon.
  20. Continue for 200 meters.
  21. Walk northeast on Chuck Wagon.
  22. Continue for 20 meters.
  23. Walk northeast on Chuck Wagon.
  24. Continue for 400 meters.
  25. Walk northwest on Chuck Wagon.
  26. Continue for 300 meters.
  27. Walk north on Chuck Wagon.
  28. Continue for 1 kilometer.
  29. Walk north on Chuck Wagon.
  30. Continue for 20 meters.
  31. Turn left onto Mescal.
  32. Continue for 200 meters.
  33. Walk north on Mescal.
  34. Continue for 400 meters.
  35. Walk north on Mescal.
  36. Continue for 300 meters.
  37. Walk northwest on Mescal.
  38. Continue for 800 meters.
  39. Walk west on Mescal.
  40. Continue for 30 meters.
  41. Keep right to stay on Mescal.
  42. Continue for 300 meters.
  43. Walk northwest on Mescal.
  44. Continue for 900 meters.
  45. Walk southwest on Mescal.
  46. Continue for 60 meters.
  47. Keep right to stay on Mescal.
  48. Continue for 200 meters.
  49. Walk northwest on Mescal.
  50. Continue for 300 meters.
  51. Walk northwest on Mescal.
  52. Continue for 600 meters.
  53. Turn left onto Deadmans Pass.
  54. Continue for 700 meters.
  55. Walk southwest on Aerie (Lower).
  56. Continue for 1.5 kilometers.
  57. Walk southeast on Aerie (Lower).
  58. Continue for 80 meters.
  59. Turn left onto Cockscomb.
  60. Continue for 200 meters.
  61. Walk southwest on Cockscomb.
  62. Continue for 1 kilometer.
  63. Walk north on Dawa.
  64. Continue for 300 meters.
  65. Walk east on Dawa.
  66. Continue for 800 meters.
  67. Walk northeast on Dawa.
  68. Continue for 200 meters.
  69. Walk south on OK.
  70. Continue for 400 meters.
  71. Walk southeast on AZ Cypress.
  72. Continue for 300 meters.
  73. Walk northeast on AZ Cypress.
  74. Continue for 300 meters.
  75. Walk northeast on AZ Cypress.
  76. Continue for 80 meters.
  77. Walk northeast on AZ Cypress.
  78. Continue for 10 meters.
  79. Turn left to stay on AZ Cypress.
  80. Continue for 60 meters.
Avg: 5 (1 votes)
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