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Whiptail

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 4.5 from 2 votes
  Easy/Intermediate from 2 votes
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Rank: #15 in Moab
#37 in Utah
#977 Overall
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“An outstanding section of the Dead Horse Point network.”
Nick Wilder on Mar 18, 2014
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2.8 Miles 76’ Ascent 5,964’ High 1.3% Avg Grade
Singletrack Type -112’ Descent 5,872’ Low 3.2% Max Grade
Description
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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Land Manager: Dead Horse Point State Park
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PHOTOS of Whiptail
 4.0 from 3 votes
Flowing turns on Whiptail (Moab, UT)
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Everywhere you turn, the views on this good on Whiptail (Moab, UT)
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Cool rock fins on Whiptail (Moab, UT)
 2.7 from 3 votes
Crossroads is much more fun and interesting in this area. (Moab, UT)
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