Tucson Mountain Loop




Bike Ride

1949 ft

Begins in:
Tucson, AZ, United States
Created By:
Brian Adams
This loop takes you over the Tucson mountain range twice (Picture Rocks and Gates Pass. There is a good amount of climbing on this ride and the eastwardly direction over Gates Pass is steep! There are few bike lanes and the road is not overly wide; however, there is not a huge amount of traffic as the west side of the mountain range is pretty rural. This route also passses the Desert Museum and old Tucson for anybody from out of town who wants to hits some tourist sites.
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Climb Details

Rating Start/End Points Length Start/End Elevation Avg Grade
Cat 3 3.92 mi/11.83 mi 7.91 mi 2,165 ft/2,974 ft 1.9%
Cat 4 15.38 mi/19.86 mi 4.48 mi 2,369 ft/2,856 ft 2.1%
Cat 4 22.11 mi/24.91 mi 2.80 mi 2,677 ft/3,133 ft 3.1%

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