3,247' Up Fast dirt singletrack was amazing. 989.62 m Up Getting there: The Porcupine Rim Trail begins on the The Porcupine Rim Trail is the "other" famous classic ride at Moab. — A large part of the NIST Ion Storage Group went on a mountain bike outing to Utah over a long weekend in May 1997. You should check it out as a shuttle, for sure. • There are a couple of short climbs. 14.6mi. $25.00- Porcupine Rim and LPS. • Very steep. Porcupine Rim has a handful of test-piece challenges, particularly on the singletrack, that will confound the best riders on the planet. A must do, again, and again, and again! Riders can choose to continue past the vehicle free portion and complete the entire Rim Drive, which makes the ride a total of 33 miles. So even if you’re already running heavy casings and a foam insert, the M7’s rim strip is another worthwhile line of defense. Enve’s 7 Series wheels have always been situated as a burlier wheelset — one notch down from their DH-oriented 9 Series wheels. Many bikers will soften the suspension at the summit, to From then out, there was no more picture taking on Porcupine rim. Go as early as you can and bring all the water! Porcupines use the quills as a defense. This ride is 28 miles long, with 7000 vertical feet of downhill. Tech features are challenging but not impossible. This is a moderately strenuous climb, gaining 1000 feet to an altitude 4h 30m, Kokopelli to town 2h 20m, 1st annual-Sweet trail. 2h 04m, 14.7mi First Annual “Art for Trails” event comes off without a hitch. It is also an insane, hold onto your hats, crazy downhill ride with drop offs in excess of two feet. This is for expert riders. 107.18 m Down. let the bike absorb the thousands of impacts on the way down. It's fun with a group. Let's not spend too much time on the thrills of this classic ride. Take emergency supplies and extra parts. If you do it as a shuttle you can easily do the Slickrock and Porcupine in the same day. 11.3mi 25mi, Had it all to my self Both are hard to top rick Ariel Steve Tscheezy and Abby It was great to ride an amazing ride like Porcupine rim with such a talented crew. 11 miles of downhill, the last 3 on a no hold barred single track that will shake up your brain and hopefully your bike will hold together. This is primo downhill advanced technical Fun downhill! You don't need more travel, just get more tire! This ride starts at the top of Geyser Pass and climbs up to the top of Burro Pass at 11,150 at the tree line. — October 21, 2000. on the left, near the small cattle-watering tanks. Ledges, drops, and a great section of technical singletrack all combine to make Porcupine Rim an outstanding world-famous ride. The trail begins with a double-track climb … It's one-way with a shuttle car, or a 34-mile loop for the truly insane (10 uphill miles from Moab to the trailhead, 8 flat miles from Jackass Canyon back to the middle of Moab). This ride is a classic. From the entry gate, drive 7 miles. truly insane (10 uphill miles from Moab to the trailhead, 8 flat miles from Jackass Canyon Follow Kokopelli for about 2 miles. Cleared things I used to walk. It's an unforgettable epic experience, but is only for strong, skilled, and adventuresome riders. For the gung-ho XC crowd, you can do the full loop at 34 miles. It’s a long walk out. 782' Up An epic sunset descent down the Porcupine Rim Trail. Length: 15.6 miles one way (with a shuttle) Location: Moab, UT, Sand Flats Rd Trailhead. The most obvious trait is the long, sharp quills that cover their bodies. 3h 50m, Awesome ride. 9h 30m. 23.8mi, Climbed up on Sand Flats Rd, no need for shuttle... Steep. Our shuttle is at 8:30 leaving most of the day so I don't anticipate needing to do that. wide-track trail. Loved it!   Topo map:    View the Grandstaff Canyon parking area on highway 128 north of Moab. This is the way to enter Moab!” – Joel Caldwell (joelcaldwell.com) “The Kokopelli Trail is a vintage route ridden and raced long before doing stuff like this was popular. Ride within your abilities and your machine’s capabilities. Be Running out of water will put your health at risk. Trail. Skip to Main Content Create an Account - Increase your productivity, customize your experience, and engage in information you care about. Photo April 17, 1999. The East Rim can take roughly 4 hours to complete, give or take an hour based on individual experience levels. Finally, be sure to note that you can buy a new set of aftermarket rims, and then sell your old wheels as take-offs. 20.2mi stunt-riders will have to portage the bike over a few obstacles. My take is that the M7’s protective rim strip does work, and it does significantly reduce the number of flats I get. Saturday morning we will have a delicious breakfast buffet at the Red Cliffs Lodge and head to our meeting spot to get outfitted on our Trek demo bikes and hop a shuttle to our days ride. Then, the fun begins. Along Porcupine Rim, elevations are as high as 6,800 feet, and vistas are superb in all directions. Generally, we are only able to shuttle Burro Pass from July 1 until late September. Each trolley tour lasts two hours. It's about the view as well as the ride. It's remote and long, so have extra tires, water, a headlamp (in case), and a lot of daylight. aj_pv = true; aj_click = ''; Rob The trailhead is located in the Sand Flats Recreation Area about 8 miles (12.9 km) past the Slickrock trailhead. 1,393' Down Sand Flats Road, reached by turning left off Moab's main drag onto 300 South, then right Self Shuttle: Leave one vehicle at the Porcupine Rim Parking across from the Grandstaff Canyon Trailhead, and drive the other to the Geyser Pass Trailhead. Many people simply drive up to the Rim Village and go no further. 14.7mi, Beautiful day! Sep 21, 2018 - This year, Pivot’s Moab launch had a special surprise. 1h 53m, Full loop from town. — to bang down the ledges with abandon -- which can be pretty rough on your steed. Being a jerk / offensive? In the 1930s, the men of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), along with other agencies and skilled local workers, hewed Rim Rock Drive out of the sandstone largely with hand tools. The real ride begins at the Rim. 2nd trail after UPS — The downhill varies from smooth cruising to rocky technical I mostly ride XC style trails (I know it’s not an XC bike) and am going to try a couple 50k MTB … They are missing so much. • Negro Bill Canyon prior to 2017, the canyon is named after William Part of Whole E. Difficult rock sections but super fun. Hiking Arches National Park. 4h 00m, Love ups, lps, and hazard. 17.5 km It's an unforgettable epic experience, but is only for strong, skilled, and adventuresome riders. The lower section of Porcupine Rim comes a few hours into your ride. But when linked with the upper segments, it truly deserves the name – Whole Enchilada. The trailhead is 187' Up 14.4mi • The trail is nice to walk on, combination dirt/sand and trickier rocky sections. Porcupine Rim is waiting - you just have to make sure you prepare for it. Shuttled through Double Down Bicycle Shop service to Hazard, rode back to shop for a total of 32 grueling fun miles. Instead, this article will focus on the steps you need to take to be prepared. Our guides are from Moab and will be happy to make a recommendation of how to spend your off time. Since we camped alongside the Colorado River, we left a truck at the end of the trail on River Road and then rode into town 4-5 miles to meet the rest of the group. It's $4 to cross the bridge, and they now accept credit/debit cards in addition … Bottom of the trail was kinda lame vistas of Castle Valley. A modest climb followed by a long technical descent. We have done the porcupine rim plenty and figured that if time inexplicably went too long we could ride out Sand flat road as a last resort. The trail is primarily used for hiking and mountain biking and is best used from April until December. October 21, 2000. I'm not really a fan of double track but it was techy enough to keep it interesting, Create Recommended Route or May 18, 2002. • Our recommendation for hiking your first Rim to Rim of the Grand Canyon is to hike it from North Rim to South Rim via the North Kaibab Trail (elevation 8,241 ft – 14.3 miles – mostly a descent) and the Bright Angel Trail (mostly an ascent – 9.6 miles – elevation 6,860 ft) which is estimated to be a total of 23.9 miles. • Intro. Even the doubletrack was sweet. The main bike trail is about 18KM long with a gentle -5% grade. Carry trail maps and know how to use them to track your position. Always ride in control. 2h 10m, Awesome trail! — The Whole Enchilada Geyser Pass, Burro Pass, Hazard, a piece of Kokopelli (or Jimmy Keen), Porcupine Singletrack, and Porcupine Rim - an Epic La Sal to Colorado Ride . 424.71 m Up Upper Porcupine ST: 4,754 ft: Porcupine Overlook: 374 ft: UPS Lower: 1 mile: The Snotch: LPS: 4,229 ft: Porcupine Rim: 11 miles The Landscape is constantly changing as you descend down the mountains and then along the Porcupine rim. Porcupine Singletrack - Joins the Porcupine … — Reaching Porcupine Rim, you'll find a mob of young buff MK and Grayson rock the ledges on 26ers. If that doesn't work, they may charge backwards into the predator.   Lodging, camping, shops:   Links to Moab area resources, Copyright 2002 Mad Scientist Software Inc, Css Menu Javascript by Vista-Buttons.com v4.3.0. 6h 30m, 14.5mi   GPS track files (right-click and "Save as..."): Technical & intimidating at the beginning then I got into the flow! 12mi, Escort a couple newbs. The quills are loosely attached … Today, the National Park Service continues to … 17km up to the trailhead around 25km of trail and 8km to return downtown. October 21, 2000. From the Rim, you'll drop 2,700 vertical feet bikers admiring the view of Castle Valley to the north. 15mi, 14.7mi 14.7mi 238.35 m Up Got lost on the last half mile, signage is very confusingz It in itself is an incredible trail. This is about an injury or accident A year is a long time to be working towards a goal - espcially when there’s so many individual milestones to be met along the way. Navajo sandstone can be seen on the skyline. Colorado River. 17mi, Absolutely amazing! improvements If your bike is fairly new, schedule a couple of stops to tighten all the bolts. • The world famous Porcupine Rim ride is a must-do on any mountain bike bucket list and is a classic Moab ride. 106.56 m Up All downhill. At a minimum, this should include a helmet, shatter resistant eye protection, long sleeves, long pants, gloves, and boots that cover the ankle. and that’s exactly what we did. Myself, Cam, Steve and Charity on the edge of the Rim. Season March - November. Farther away are the Colorado River canyon, the … The maximum recommended pressure for common tire sizes for each rim is listed on their respective product pages as well on the rims themselves (if you are unable to locate this information on your rims, please feel free to contact us). The trail was originally built for dirt biking so sometimes mountain bikers and dirt bikers meet. • Stay on trail until you come to a cattle guard on the right. In 2018, ... Nov 18, 2014. The trail can ridden in an hour non stop, but most people take multiple hours to session the various steps and drops and take photos of the World famous views of Castle Valley. GPX This ride has it all! I've been to … Two long climbs topping out at 8400′ will test your fitness and the final descent along Porcupine Rim will blow your mind. 238.02 m Down, 3.3 mi I chose lines towards the harder end of the scale, but passed on some of the biggest drops. single-track on the edge of deadly cliffs. Across the valley, the single-track descends towards the However, there are some vets in Glen Rose who can board your pet: Dr. Mike Jones – (254) 897-4339 / Dr. Rocky Terry – (254) 897-7846. to the Colorado River over 11 unforgettable miles. 352' Down I park at the Slickrock trailhead, ride the loop, then ride up Sandflats road to ride the Porc a couple times a year on a Mach 4. A must do for visitors to Crater Lake. Taking other people's content (text, photos, etc) without permission is a copyright violation and Just went a few weeks ago for my first time to Moab. — Porcupine Rim is the edge of a mesa and the trail follows it, sometimes right on the edge with a large cliff. In and around Moab, radio towers can serve as useful landmarks. 15mi, rode LPS & porcupine from porcupine campground. 5.3 km Take a Hummer tour, go on another ride, relax and enjoy Red Cliffs Ranch or go petroglyph hunting. Porcupine Rim is a 13.9 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Moab, Utah that features a river and is only recommended for very experienced adventurers. Since we camped alongside the Colorado River, we left a truck at the end of the trail on River Road and then rode into town 4-5 … Most scenic and fun ride of my life. Most bike riders find a shuttle to the top and ride to the bottom with a range of 9-16 miles. It is a dirt/gravel road from Slickrock on, but you should have no problem in a car. Uneven terrain with small rocks or roots. A pair of sticky 2.2 or 2.3 inch tires make a huge difference in the more technical sections, and make the entire ride more comfortable. Moab is an absolute mecca for hikers of all ages, even in the winter. The Whole Enchilada Trail System – Burro Pass, Hazard County, Kokopelli or Jimmy Keen Flat, UPS, LPS, to Porcupine Rim.. A world class ride and a Moab must do for the avid rider. as does Techfiend Porcupine Rim is truly a great ride. ), View down Jackass Canyon on the way down towards the Colorado Today, Porcupine rim is a choose-your-own-adventure-style ride, allowing mountain bikers to choose a line to fit their bike, skill level, and current adrenaline level. 187' Down The quintessential ride of Moab, this trail tackles some of the most scenic and challenging riding in the world. Riders; Kevin Bergeron, Cam Rose, David Glover and Mike Flynn, all mechanics at … 5.0 Matt Flygare, Mike Engberson, While the 4x4 is an exhausting, bone-rattling descent, the singletrack has huge views, cliffside exposure, and extreme tech - a ride of a lifetime! Did Upper Porcupine to Lower Porcupine to Porcupine Rim and then to the Chile Pepper Bike Shoo, Yep just more amazing. The Porcupine Rim Trail is the "other" famous While Dominic is at the hospital getting his broken wrist • I like how short the trails are since you can link up a long, techy ride, or keep it mellow with short loops with beginner-friendly options. will pay the price. 1h 49m, Long day on an epic trail. Always wear the appropriate safety gear. Difficulty: Strenuous/Technical. Porcupine Rim is an extremely scenic out and back ride of 18 miles or so, it seemed like the mountain bike traffic increased a lot as the day wore on (start as early as you can). Such an amazing ride with so much to see along the way. You can ride all or part of this section by beginning in Sand Flats Recreation Area. Together they total about 17.5 miles and make the lower half of the Enchilada. stair-stepping. Behind the river, Moenkopi and Chinle formation slopes lead up to We decided to take the shuttle and save ourselves almost 15 miles of climbing. 2h 43m, 14.7mi Spam? — 1,414' Down The drive around the Rim Drive allows you to see the lake from different perspectives and the light hitting the lake at different angles gives variations in … #extracredit On Ride the Rim days, East Rim Drive is closed to vehicles from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Riders will find five rest stops along the route, … 21.3mi 11mi. For the gung-ho XC crowd, you can do the full loop at 34 miles. 14.7mi x-rayed, the Mad Scientist bikers pose on top of Porcupine Rim, in front of the grand Has a mix of everything from technical descendants to challenging climbs. It's really one of the most beautiful descents around. Grandstaff, a black cowboy who ran cattle in this area in the 1870s. While there is a significant overall loss of elevation on this route you will definitely still need to do some pedaling. lines can be cleaned on a 130-140mm trail bike. In hinsight probably not the best idea to do it all by myself. 424.69 m Down, 9.1 mi — 781' Down It's never really steep but it does climb steadily and before long, the Colorado River was far below us. 6 1/2 miles past Slickrock is the trailhead for Porcupine Rim. The ride finishes with the Porcupine Rim trail, one that almost every enthusiast rider has done when visiting Moab. Maps for Slickrock and Porcupine Rim trails are located at the trailheads and entrance station. of 6,800 feet. This route can be ridden from March or April until September or October, but can be very hot in the summer and have snow in the higher elevations in the transitional months. Geyser Pass, Burro Pass, Hazard, a piece of Kokopelli (or Jimmy Keen ), Porcupine Singletrack, and Porcupine Rim - an Epic La Sal to Colorado Ride. 56.98 m Down, 10.8 mi Matt It makes for an incredibly scenic ride, ... a real biker would pedal his or her way up a long dirt road. — Make sure you know your route. An Adventure Projects staff member will review this and take an appropriate action, but we generally don't reply. La Sal Loop – Moab Front Recreation Area. Gary Argyle, and Bruce Argyle. Nov 5, 2009: First Annual “Art for Trails” event comes off without a hitch. Eating at intervals provides an opportunity to rest and the energy needed to complete the ride. K takes a ledge on the downhill flight. October 21, 2000. No, pets are not permitted on the Fossil Rim Wildlife Center premises, including emotional support animals. Valley are spikes of Wingate sandstone sitting on red mudstone beds of the I keep riding this on my 29er hard tail, but it's gotta be even better on a full squish. 14.7mi, end of whole enchilada shuttle Please plan accordingly and start at an appropriate time. The five-mile-long bridge celebrated its 60th anniversary in 2017. Being one of the most popular rides in one of the most popular riding destinations on the planet, be prepared for a day with hundreds of best friends. The La Sal Loop – Moab Front Recreation Area is located in the La Sal Mountains, south of Moab. Moenkope and Chinle formations. 430.64 m Up prepared to replace a snakebit tube, to straighten a bent rim, and to fix a broken chain. Take-offs are typically sold as a set, but not always. Especially on the singletrack section at the end, all but the very best Views are gorgeous! Downhill sections are a blast. There's a lot of slamming and banging on the way down. Porcupine Rim - Trail - user reviews : 4.8 out of 5 - 188 reviews - MTBR.com 20mi 7h 00m. • Gary and Mike watch Chad fix his bike. A park ranger is on board each tour narrating stories about park history and the landscape. Kokopelli - Porcupine Rim. 11.5mi, Rode LPS to porcupine rim, had a blast. If you find out that a take-off rim for your vehicle isn’t available – or that it costs a pretty penny – you can sell your 3 good wheels as take-offs. 31mi, Warped front rim, flat tire, experience priceless. Careful preparation for your trip will ensure that if, and when, things do go wrong, you are prepared for the situation. Photo Bruce Argyle, October 21, 2000. — aj_zone = 'hyperx'; aj_adspot = '431184'; aj_page = '0'; aj_dim ='429245'; aj_ch = '429673'; aj_ct = ''; aj_kw = ''; 1,413' Up Porcupine Rim starts with a pedal up from Sand Flats road on two track to the top an intersection with, 14.7mi Second outing along this range, dropped off at Hazard County. NOT OKAY! The scenery is amazing. Dave Wineland on May 10, 1997 in the lower portion of Porcupine Rim Trail, Moab Utah. Still sweet though. 18mi, With Frenchy. Mounts of 16.9mi Nat Geo     Google Earth     The commercial shuttles do a good job of staggering drop-off times, but you'll encounter other riders, so be prepared to share the route. — Fins n Things was a lot of fun, a mix of sand, ledges and riding on the rocks. It’s a great way to take in the sights and is very popular with the locals. Started at Lower Porcupine due to trail conditions. Gary Argyle grinds up the many rock ledges on the way to the Please explain. takes a hop off a "the Diving Board." 2-track road gets rocky, loose and rutted out in areas, but contains fun jumps and fast action. 1h 50m, Great ride with my friend Robb (AKA Porcupine Rim Trail System) Our Whole Enchilada shuttle goes as high as conditions permit. Hres Will definitely come back. I hate riding on the road and avoid it at all costs, and Porcupine as a loop involves a LONG ride on the road. Land Manager: BLM Utah - Moab Field Office, 16.0 mi 3h 00m, excellent ride as always The ride includes shuttles, bike corrals, and water refill stations along the way. Your FREE account works with all Adventure Projects sites. ... Ride within your skill level. — 350' Up This bike style is fantastic for the Moab trails, like Porcupine Rim. UPS is fun filled with some techno sections, steep drops and exposed areas to the … 1,644'... if you like chunky downs! Porcupine Rim is a hero trail-just about all the big alt. Porcupine Rim Bike Trail is 14.4 miles in length and takes approximately 3-5 hours to complete. stuff, dropping off a gazillion small rocky ledges, with the last 3 miles a hairy This ride temps you slick rock was fun and more suited for the cross country riding that I normally do. Know where you are and know where you are going. — At 15.6 miles, requiring expert technical skills, this ride is for advanced World famous Porcupine Rim like you've never seen it before, from above. And a lot to play off of, you can take an easy line, or take drops throughout. Cross the cattle guard and just ahead is a small 1-track (UPS) to the right. That was the only person we saw the whole time. Hells Revenge 4×4 Trail is 6.5 miles long and takes about 2 to 3 hours to complete. When we were first headed to the famed red rock playground, Chris Cocalis seemingly let the cat out of the bag – we would see and ride the new Mach 429 Trail’s replacement, the Trail 429. I Broke 3 spokes & rode out slow. 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