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2.2 mile 3.6 kilometer point to point
Singletrack
Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 37' 11 m
Descent: -532' -162 m
High: 7,318' 2,231 m
Low: 6,804' 2,074 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 5% (3°)
Max Grade: 21% (12°)

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Trail shared by Leslie Kehmeier

Ledgy sandstone punctuated by flowy trail.

Leslie Kehmeier

E-Bikes Not Allowed

Features -none-

This is primarily used as a downhill trail.

Description

LPS connects UPS to the top of the Porcupine Rim route.

If you're riding north from UPS, the feeling of things begins to change a bit. The wavy slickrock you just experienced will be replaced with ledgy sandstone punctuated by flowy trail. It's good to be on your toes and ready to react to frequent challenges.

LPS gets a little closer to the rim of the canyon (if you can imagine) so keeping your eyes on the trail and not looking into the distance is another added challenge. The ledges, coupled with sharp turns and the occasional drop are good motivators to be on your game through this section.

LPS eventually gives way to the two track of Porcupine Rim Road and the start of one of the most famous trails in the world.

Contacts

Local Club: Moab Trail Mix

Land Manager: BLM Utah - Moab Field Office

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May 4, 2019
Jesse Dean
2.2mi
Apr 29, 2019
Kevin Vogelzang
Apr 26, 2019
Courtney Harasz
1st annual-Knarly climb in the start. Amazing views. Bring extra parts & tubes. 2.2mi
Apr 26, 2019
Keith Cays
middle of whole enchilada shuttle 2.2mi
Apr 26, 2019
Andrew Harasz
Oct 29, 2018
Alex Williams
Ride with Ben
Oct 25, 2018
Sherisse T
With Frenchy
Oct 24, 2018
Salem Benjamin
Just more amazing stuff. Definitely a bit much with Margaret. But doing this with nick, and walking almost none of it=lit 2.2mi

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in Utah

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