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8 to 80 Ride – Metate Trailhead in Granite Basin

March 10 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

1:00 pm group photo. The ride begins immediately following.

Meet at: 

the Metate Parking area, about 1.5 miles beyond Cayuse in the Granite Basin Recreation Area. It will be on the left side of the road. $5 parking fee (cash or check), or with a parking pass. A Geezer Pass, National Lands Pass, or Prescott Forest Pass are all valid. There are restrooms at this location. 

Granite Basin offers several loops and some classic rides such as “The Whoops” and Mint Wash, as well as the large granite slab to practice expert rock riding.

This ride is appropriate for novice to advanced riders from 8* to 80 years old. Families with children are especially encouraged to join us. We divide ourselves into riding groups for A, B, C, and Toodle Rides.

We ride for 1-1/2 to 2 hours, then enjoy visiting and snacks. PMBA provides after-ride drinks. Snacks are pot-luck.


your mountain bike, helmet, a pack with water, spare tube and tire pump, and clothing appropriate for the weather.

*You will need a parent permission signature if you are under 18 years old. If you are coming without a parent, please email 8to80rides@gmail.com for the form, print it, have a parent sign and date it, and bring with you. If you are less than 14 years old, please bring an adult who will ride with you.


March 10
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Event Category:


Granite Basin, Metate Trailhead