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LPS

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 4.5 (64)

Ledgy sandstone punctuated by flowy trail.


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Map Key

2.2

Miles

3.6

KM

Singletrack

7,318' 2,231 m

High

6,804' 2,074 m

Low

37' 11 m

Up

532' 162 m

Down

5%

Avg Grade (3°)

21%

Max Grade (12°)

Dogs Leashed

E-Bikes Not Allowed

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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

Shared By:

Leslie Kehmeier with improvements by Kristen Arendt and 1 other

Trail Ratings

  4.5 from 64 votes

#58

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  4.5 from 64 votes
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#58

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The Whole Enchilada....
Aug 14, 2016 near Moab, UT
This view of Castle Valley and the entire trail experience was well worth the price of a shuttle ride.
Oct 13, 2015 near Moab, UT
The views on the rim can be distracting!
Oct 12, 2016 near Moab, UT
Switch backs on Porcupine Rim. The corners are really tight and require a bit of trials skills to get your bike around them.
Apr 24, 2016 near Moab, UT
What exposure.
Oct 20, 2016 near Moab, UT
Big switchback and rock drop to get to lower rim on LPS
Apr 29, 2013 near Moab, UT

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Nov 13, 2019
Jay Holsten
Epic. I lost three fillings. LOL.
Oct 26, 2019
Ryan Garth
Jun 17, 2019
Patrick Burns
Pedally desert riding, but with some memorable sections
Jun 7, 2019
Connor Parish
A rockier and more technical version of UPS with a little bit more exposure along the cliff rim. Still quite fun -- plus, the views are insane. 2.2mi — 0h 40m
May 26, 2019
Brett Boncore
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