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Klondike Bluff Beginner Loop

Easy
 4.1 (18) RECOMMENDED ROUTE

Great beginner singletrack to ride before tackling harder trails in Moab.


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Map Key

3.9

Miles

6.3

KM

100%

Singletrack

4,766' 1,453 m

High

4,679' 1,426 m

Low

201' 61 m

Up

201' 61 m

Down

2%

Avg Grade (1°)

8%

Max Grade (4°)

Dogs Unknown

E-Bikes Not Allowed

Overview

A great place to take new bikers. Nearby rides are more fun for intermediates and up, but you can take even first-timers on this ride. If all goes well, head over to Dino-Flow for a step up.

Description

Starting right from the parking area, head west towards the cliff and gently climb up a smooth singletrack path that's continuously lined with large rocks. The surface is smooth, fast, and flowing with no technical obstacles, difficulties or long climbs. Continue along the bottom of the cliff until you get to Agate Midline.

Take a right and in a couple tenths of a mile you'll hit the Jasper Loop. Take a right again and enjoy more smooth singletrack through somewhat more interesting topography. Jasper winds around (skip the connector to Copper Ridge) and climbs to a scenic bluff above the valley.

Enjoy some easy downhill riding, retrace the Agate Midline trail, and now turn right to complete the Agate Loop.

Much of the Agate Loop is on crushed white rock and feels like a lunar landscape while Jasper Loop has mostly red dirt and feels like a Martian world. There's very little vegetation and no shade at all - avoid this on a hot day.

Contacts

Shared By:

Nick Wilder with improvements by Kristen Arendt and 1 other

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  4.1 from 18 votes

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  4.1 from 18 votes
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Good place to test a lunar lander
May 4, 2013 near Moab, UT
Big views across Agate Loop
May 4, 2013 near Moab, UT
Smooth and easy riding on Agate Loop
May 4, 2013 near Moab, UT
Wildflowers along the well-marked Jasper trail
May 4, 2013 near Moab, UT
More awesome views along Jasper trail
May 4, 2013 near Moab, UT
Wondering how long it took to move SO many rocks to line this trail...
May 4, 2013 near Moab, UT

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Jun 7, 2021
Christopher Rix
Awesome family ride! 3.9mi — 1h 25m
Jul 28, 2020
Judith Wyo
Nov 16, 2019
Greg Evans
Jun 22, 2019
Gavin Green
5mi
Nov 24, 2018
Christopher Best
Oct 4, 2018
Tom Dancs
Sep 1, 2018
Bruce O Young
Sep 1, 2018
Linda Ngo