5.2 miles
Distance
252 ft
Climb
-431 ft
Descent
00:28:50
Avg time

50 Year Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
    • Horse
  • Riding Area
    Catalina State Park / 50-Year
    Oro Valley, Arizona
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #31520 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    85 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 60 in Trail Running
    • 50 in Hiking
    • 5 in Horseback

A fun beginner-intermediate cross-country trail that winds through the desert. The trail is mostly packed, with short sections of soft sand. Most of the trail is fast and easy riding, but there are a number of short, fun, slightly technical rocky areas.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for 50 Year bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -178 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,041 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,283 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,283 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,105 ft
  • Grade
    -0.646%
  • Grade max
    -20.227%
  • Grade min
    42.586%
  • Distance climb
    1 mile
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 mile
  • Avg time
    00:28:50
  • Avg reverse time
    00:41:45
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Status:
on Mar 29, 2021
Dry
Avg: 3.55 (15 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
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  • < 50%
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  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
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  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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      50 Year Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Mar 29, 2021 @ 8:51am
      Mar 29, 2021
      Jan 12, 2021 @ 2:36pm
      Jan 12, 2021
      Honestly felt more like a green
      Aug 4, 2020 @ 8:50am
      Aug 4, 2020
      reporter Trails reopened after Bighorn Fire closure
      Jun 26, 2020 @ 8:59am
      Jun 26, 2020
      reporter Closed due to Bighorn Fire
      Feb 2, 2020 @ 8:17am
      Feb 2, 2020
      No problems ... very rideable.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 1 rides
      • 24 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 177 rides
      • 18 miles avg distance
      All
      • 516 rides
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      Photos

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      1 Review & Comments

      • + 1
      suvlako TORCA (Oct 27, 2016 at 8:21)
       Contact Home Grown Mountain Biking Tours 520.237.0129 or homegrownmtb.com for rentals, guiding, and shuttles!
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