The ride starts with beautiful singletrack through the Arizona Nordic Village drops onto Forest Service Roads #151 and #418 connects with the Arizona Trail. After 7 miles of AZ Trail, riders take Forest Service Road #549 to #549C to SAG 1 (mile 25). Prior to hitting SAG 1, from around mile 20 to 25, expect to find muddy sections due to the summer rains.
Departing SAG 1, riders take a technical descend down to Forest Service road 417 which intersects with the Arizona Trail and a relatively flat and fast road section through Babbit Ranch with scenic vistas. At mile 43, riders will have lunch at SAG 2. From Sag 2, there is a mix of doubletrack and forest service roads (#301 to #301A) that climb to the finish the ride on Forest Service Road #301A.
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