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Western Zippity

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 2.9 from 8 votes
  Easy/Intermediate from 3 votes
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Rank: #27 in Grand Junction and Fruita
#426 in Colorado
#2,944 Overall
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“A moderate climb up a scenic ridge.”
Nick Wilder on Mar 29, 2013
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4.6 Miles Singletrack Type 403’ Ascent -116’ Descent 5,041’ Low 5,374’ High
Overview
3:00 average ride time for 5.0 miles. Details

Description
A good way to start the Zippity Loop.

From the south end of the parking lot, head west up and down small hills. They're pretty steep and will get your heart pumping fast, but they're short and over quickly. You'll pass many trail junctions: Kessel Run, MoJoe, and Zippity Do Da all finish here (they're one-way downhill rides). At the Zippity Do Da intersection, head straight (don't take Zippity Cutoff to the left, which just heads down to a road).

The trail now turns mostly north towards the mountains and remains an easy cruise all the way up. You'll ascend a ridge and stay on top most of the time with great views in all directions.
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4.2 (26)
A moderate climb on smooth singletrack leads to swooping hills and big grins.
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PHOTOS of Western Zippity
 3.8 from 4 votes
A great overview of the 18 Rd. trails in Fruita. (Fruita, CO)
 3.3 from 3 votes
Enjoying the down! (Fruita, CO)
 3.0 from 3 votes
Some ups and downs along the Frontside trail (Fruita, CO)
 3.0 from 3 votes
A few rare trees and smooth singletrack along Frontside. (Fruita, CO)
 3.0 from 3 votes
Cresting one of the steep rollers along the Western Zippity trail. (Fruita, CO)
 3.0 from 3 votes
Starting up the Western Zip trail. (Fruita, CO)
 3.0 from 3 votes
Fun, smooth, flowy singletrack all along Western Zippity. (Fruita, CO)
 2.5 from 2 votes
Nearing the top after a nice easy climb (Fruita, CO)
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