Fun Rides

New and exciting in 2019 we will be offering the non-competitive family-friendly 13 Grind Adventure and 5 Grind Exploration Fun Rides!  Grind = Mile and these family-friendly Fun Rides are designed on an out-n-back course so riders can choose to shorten their ride and turn back sooner, before reaching the official turnaround locations.  And, returning for the second year, is the FREE (for 12 & Under) Kids Race (20 minutes) around the Start/Finish area! 

13 Grind - For those seeking an adventurous and memorable experience, this will be the ultimate adventure! The 13 Grind course is an out-n-back 6.5 miles (13 miles round-trip) through portions of the Coronado National Forest while traveling by Peppersauce Campground and nearby Peppersauce Cave. An Aid Station will be fully stocked at the turnaround for folks to enjoy the views of the San Pedro River Valley and Galiuro Mountains while refueling for the ride back to the Finish at the 3C Ranch. The entire ride is on gravel/dirt roads with little to no motor vehicle traffic. Conditions of gravel roads can vary from hard-pack, to rutted or washboard depending on the last time the roads were graded and/or touched by monsoon downpours. Elevations undulate along the course around 4500 ft. Average high temps are in the upper 70’s low 80's for this time of the year.

 NEW 13 Grind Adventure Fun Ride Course Map & Profile

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5 Grind - For those seeking a mellow exploration of the area not too far from the venue, then this will be the ride for you! The 5 Grind course is an out-n-back 2.5 miles (5 miles round-trip) through portions of the Coronado National Forest while traveling through neighboring Peppersauce Campground located in Sycamore Canyon and on the way back, a nearby overlook to take in the views of the 3C Ranch, Arizona Zipline Adventures main tower, and the breath taking views of the San Pedro River Valley and Galiuro Mountains. There are no Aid Stations along the way so stock up! The entire ride is on gravel/dirt roads with little to no motor vehicle traffic. Conditions of gravel roads can vary from hard-pack, to rutted or washboard depending on the last time the roads were graded and/or touched by monsoon downpours. Elevations undulate along the course around 4500 ft. Average high temps are in the upper 70’s low 80's for this time of the year.

NEW 5 Grind Exploration Fun Ride Map & Profile

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FREE Kids Race - For youth 12 and under. Ride or Race for 20 minutes on a marked course around the 3C Ranch lined with cheering friends, family, and volunteers!

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