Apache Trail 221k

Route name- Apache Trail 221K
RUSA Route number- 1342
Distance (km)- 221k  137 miles
Format- Loop
Climbing (ft)-9000
Location- starts/ends in Mesa, AZ
 Dates available-all year
 Contact- Paul Layton
 Date approved- 2011/12/13

The route basically goes from Power road  down Brown to the Apache Trail,  past Canyon Lake,  Tortilla Flat,  Apache Lake (theres 13-14 miles of dirt road in here with a few heinous grades to boot), to Roosevelt lake,  Then out to the Beeline and back to town via the Bush Highway and Saguaro Lake.  Lots of lakes, epic scenery and a scenic but nailbiting descent of Fish Creek Hill!   What more could a person ask for?   How about 10000 feet of climbing including a 2000 ft climb over the pass by Mt. Ord on the Beeline?  28c or larger tires are recommended.

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