44.0 miles
Distance
2,976 ft
Climb
-2,975 ft
Descent
4,377 ft
High Point

This is the 3rd longest route in the upcoming event verde valley ralley.

Detailed Description
Verde Valley Ralley 44 miler is a 44 mile moderately popular intermediate route located near Cottonwood Arizona. This mountain bike only route. This route includes 8 trails. This route climbs 2,976 ft with a max elevation of 4,377 ft then descends -2,975 ft.
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9 Reviews & Comments

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Ampfrog (Apr 2, 2022 at 23:05)
 Rode southbound, loved it! It keeps you guessing as to what's next... here's a chute with big rock steps, and now some smooth bermed flow, and then throw in more rock fun and more berms. Plus a couple climbs to keep you honest.
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Ampfrog (Apr 2, 2022 at 22:32)
Trail Coconino
 There's actually an alt "more difficult" climb (stay left at the fork). I went right and took the switchback. I like climbs, this one was ok, lots of loose golf ball to baseball sized rocks to lose momentum on. The part after the climb was pretty nice, though.
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Ampfrog (Apr 2, 2022 at 22:32)
Trail Coconino
 There's actually an alt "more difficult" climb (stay left at the fork). I went right and took the switchback. I like climbs, this one was ok, lots of loose golf ball to baseball sized rocks to lose momentum on. The part after the climb was pretty nice, though.
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damoonsta (Mar 6, 2022 at 10:33)
 Awesome job to those who have worked on this trail! I was pleasantly surprised to find that this trail was SO MUCH FUN!
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cqlater911 (Feb 5, 2022 at 18:01)
 I rode this clockwise. Counter would not be fun. I rode up Raptor, which was a fun ride up. Thumper is a great blue.tral with a couple of black sections. It's not all downhill, there is a tough uphill section out of the riverbed. The tough sections are super fun with some optional drop and chunky lines. Everything can be rode around.
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Cyclopath1000 (Nov 30, 2021 at 16:33)
 This trail is optimized in a clockwise direction. I ride here often and it pains me to find so my first timers somehow getting this via also.climbing up lime kiln which too is the wrong direction for anyone except people who want to suffer. If you are planning on riding here start either by climbing lower bones or if ya want to get to the asap lower bones. Adding upper bones from the connector to upper raptor and the down thumper,lime kiln etc you are going to be smiling. This ride will be a tonic to when Sedona trails are too crowded.
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zac1dit (Mar 14, 2019 at 13:14)
 Definitely more difficult than the adjacent blues.
Fun drops but always a safe way around.
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zac1dit (Mar 14, 2019 at 13:12)
 Super fun down. Not fun at all up. Connect it with rusty buckets
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zac1dit (Mar 14, 2019 at 13:12)
 Super fun down. Not fun at all up. Connect it with rusty buckets
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Trails in Route

Coconino4,521 ft
Connector2,024 ft
FSR 95183 miles
Upper Raptor Hill (181)5 miles
Thumper (131)2 miles
Coconino4,518 ft
Rust Bucket3 miles

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More Stats for Verde Valley Ralley 44 miler mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    1 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,306 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,307 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,307 ft
  • Grade max
    -30.7%
  • Grade min
    28.9%
  • Distance climb
    18 miles
  • Distance down
    21 miles
  • Distance flat
    5 miles
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Connector
May 4, 2022 @ 11:49am
May 4, 2022
Rust Bucket
May 4, 2022 @ 11:49am
May 4, 2022
A lot of loose rocks
Thumper (131)
Apr 30, 2022 @ 11:40am
Apr 30, 2022
Coconino
Apr 2, 2022 @ 10:28pm
Apr 2, 2022
FSR 9518
Mar 21, 2022 @ 10:37am
Mar 21, 2022
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