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Great Escape

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  Intermediate/Difficult from 4 votes
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Rank: #15 in the Moab area
#27 in Utah
#921 Overall
Trail near Moab,  area, 
“You'll feel like you're on a remote backcountry adventure.”
Leslie Kehmeier on Apr 29, 2013
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3.3 Miles 52’ Ascent 5,116’ High 3.0% Avg Grade
Singletrack Type -458’ Descent 4,677’ Low 6.4% Max Grade
Description
Great Escape starts to your right at a small trailhead connecting to Getaway and Arth's Corner. The trail gets right back to business with the slickrock and singletrack you've become accustomed to on Bull Run.

If you're interested, there's a viewpoint at the very beginning of this trail that looks out over some natural bridges in the canyon.

From here, the trail is wavy slickrock for the most part - just follow the painted stripes as a general guideline. The impressive La Sal Mountains become the predominant backdrop as you work your way west down the route. Much of the trail covers large expanses of slickrock, making you feel like you're on a remote backcountry adventure.

Continue straight when you come to a crossing with a jeep road. From here the route continues over the sea of red sandstone with tighter turns and few more up and downs to a 'T' intersection with Little Canyon.
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PHOTOS of Great Escape
 4.7 from 3 votes
Lost in a giant landscape - part of the experience on the Great Escape (Moab, UT)
 3.7 from 3 votes
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 3.3 from 3 votes
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 3.0 from 3 votes
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 2.7 from 3 votes
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 2.7 from 3 votes
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 2.3 from 3 votes
People walking around the Gemini Bridges from a distance. (Moab, UT)
 2.0 from 3 votes
Trail junction of Bull Run, Great Escape, Arth's and Gemini Bridges Road. (Moab, UT)
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