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Bug Springs

 27 votes

Length

4.6 Miles 7.4 Kilometers


Singletrack

Elevation

599' 183 m

Ascent

-1,604' -489 m

Descent

9%

Avg Grade (5°)

38%

Max Grade (21°)

6,288' 1,917 m

High

4,900' 1,493 m

Low

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Dry - As of Feb 20 there was an inch of snow, melting, first mile oGreen Mtn, but on the sunny side it cleared up fast. Perfectdirt History

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A bit of a hike to start, but leads into some of the best downhill singletrack in Tucson.

Ryan Courreges 1

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Begin by heading a ways up the man-made stairs to the top of the ridge before descending into the valley on the other side. You'll encounter a mix of some technical bits, a few switchbacks, and some fun, fast lines through the forest. Then another short run of stairs up to a great view of the range below.

Continue down along the ridge along a long fast section of singletrack to the highway below. From here you can call it quits or continue on to Molino Basin trail just down the road. Bug Springs can also be linked with Green Mountain above for longer days of riding.

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Dec 23, 2017
Amy White
Jun 17, 2017
Andy DeFazio
Lost my front tire and walked it down 1.1mi
Mar 4, 2017
al florez
Feb 7, 2017
Cody Jameson
Jan 29, 2017
Matt Hendey
A little snow but rideable.
Jan 2, 2017
Chad Dailey
Oct 2, 2016
Chris Kaplan
4.6mi — 4h 00m
Aug 7, 2016
Ryan Buckley
Bit of a hike to get started and a little technical going down but great views and a fun trail 4.6mi — 3h 00m

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  4.4 from 27 votes

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Great downhill ride starting at 5900 feet. Great cool ride going through the forest. You can continue to Molino Basin mountain biketrail just down the road. Then you can link with Green Mountain above for longer a longer day of riding. If you need mountain bikes delivered to Molino Basin, call the fellas at tucsonbikerentals.org. Apr 9, 2015
Didn't have a shuttle, so rode it as an out and back, starting at the bottom. Pretty fun climb, with a few HAB sections going up and then really fun decent back. Lots of loose gravel and some techy sections, but overall super fun ride! Mar 31, 2017

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