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  4.5 from 2 votes
greenBlue  Easy/Intermediate from 2 votes
Rank: #4 in the Dead Horse Point State Park area
#91 in UT, #2,571 Overall
Views: 413. Last 30 days: 6
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Aug 7 Green - Some Mud
Trail in the area near Moab,
“An outstanding section of the Dead Horse Point network.”
Nick Wilder on Mar 18, 2014
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2.84.4 milesKilometers 76’23 m Ascent 5,964’1,818 m High 1% Avg Grade (1°)
Singletrack Type -112’-34 m Descent 5,872’1,790 m Low 5% Max Grade (3°)
Starts off on the top of the mesa with kind of generic desert riding until you get to the rim. Now the views are spectacular and trail becomes a fun roller coaster ride among small rock formations. Smooth and flowing, this is an example of some of the finest new-school trail-building around.

Note you can cut this trail off short by taking Prickly, but you'll miss all the fun parts.
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4.7 (66)
Visually stunning, technically thrilling, a true gem. You'll not want it to end.
near Moab, UT

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PHOTOS of Whiptail
  4.5 from 2 votes
Great trail for all to enjoy. Oh yeah, there are great views as well! (Moab, UT)
  4.3 from 3 votes
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  3.0 from 4 votes
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