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Zippity Do Da

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  4.5 from 50 votes
blueBlack  Intermediate/Difficult from 20 votes
Rank: #1 in the 18 Road Trails area
#4 in CO, #9 Overall
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Trail in the area near Fruita,
“Amazingly fun and steep rollers. Ear to ear grins guaranteed!”
Nick Wilder on Mar 29, 2013
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2.43.9 milesKilometers 79’24 m Ascent 5,486’1,672 m High 4% Avg Grade (2°)
Singletrack Type -477’-145 m Descent 5,088’1,551 m Low 17% Max Grade (10°)
Restrictions
Downhill only.
Overview
0:50 average time for 4.0 miles. Details

Description
Usually done as part of the Zippity Loop.

From the Frontside trail high up the hill, head south along a pleasant ridge for about a half mile until the BIG rollers start to appear. You'll climb up short hills and down BIG and STEEP hills over and over. The descents are smooth and have clean runouts at the bottom, so take it easy on the brakes, sit way back, don't think too much, and you'll be fine.

Eventually the rolling ridge and hills come to an end and you're back on the same lollipop stick near the start.
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PHOTOS of Zippity Do Da
  4.3 from 6 votes
Endless flow on Zippity Do Da. (Fruita, CO)
  4.3 from 3 votes
Just another balls-to-the-wall descent on Zippity Do Da! (Fruita, CO)
  4.3 from 4 votes
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  4.0 from 2 votes
The ridge of Zippity divides light and shadow. (Fruita, CO)
  3.8 from 5 votes
Winding along the ridge and taking in the scenery on Zippity Do Da. (Fruita, CO)
  3.8 from 4 votes
Around the hump! (Fruita, CO)
  3.7 from 3 votes
Pause to take in the surroundings on Zippity, following the first steep ... (Fruita, CO)
  3.7 from 3 votes
Roller coaster ride on Zippity Do Da. (Fruita, CO)
  3.5 from 4 votes
An example of the up and DOWN riding that gives Zippity Do Da its name. (Fruita, CO)
  3.5 from 4 votes
Your next couple miles of trail laid out for you (Fruita, CO)
  3.5 from 4 votes
Getting ready to tackle one the the short but steep climbs on Zippity (Fruita, CO)
  3.5 from 4 votes
EN down the Super Drop (Fruita, CO)
  3.5 from 2 votes
This trail is just plain FUN! (Fruita, CO)
  3.5 from 2 votes
Get flow into the sunset on Zippity Do Da! (Fruita, CO)
  3.3 from 3 votes
Example of the exposure and the unique flavor on the zippity do da (Fruita, CO)
  3.3 from 3 votes
The ridge descent on Zippity Do Da - not too technical, but it has its m... (Fruita, CO)
  3.3 from 3 votes
Cresting one of the Zippity hills. (Fruita, CO)
  3.0 from 4 votes
Trop bon Zippity Do Da ! (Fruita, CO)
  3.0 from 3 votes
Pucker factor descent on Zippity Do Da (Fruita, CO)
  3.0 from 3 votes
The ridgeline on Zippity. (Fruita, CO)
  3.0 from 3 votes
Starting up the Western Zip trail. (Fruita, CO)
  2.5 from 2 votes
Down one of the steeper "Chutes" (Fruita, CO)
  2.3 from 3 votes
My old bike on Zippity Do Da with the colorful mountains in the background. (Fruita, CO)