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Sidewinder

Intermediate/Difficult
 4.1 (32)

A connector trail from Rusty Spur to the Moab Canyon Paved Path.


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Map Key

1.3

Miles

2.1

KM

Singletrack

4,605' 1,404 m

High

4,326' 1,319 m

Low

109' 33 m

Up

373' 114 m

Down

7%

Avg Grade (4°)

19%

Max Grade (11°)

Dogs Leashed

E-Bikes Not Allowed

This is primarily a downhill trail.

Description

Sidewinder is a fast downhill from north to south with an average grade of 8% taking you from Rusty Spur to the Moab Canyon Paved Path.

Departing Rusty Spur, beware of a cattle guard and unexpected sharp and blind turns around rock outcroppings on your way down. After crossing the first wash, you'll climb up a steep slickrock incline only to again descend into another wash. A more gradual climb eventually dumps you out onto the Moab Canyon Paved Path.

Contacts

Local Club: Moab Trail Mix

Land Manager: BLM Utah - Moab Field Office

Shared By:

Ryan Hickman with improvements by Moab Trail Mix

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  4.1 from 32 votes

#468

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  4.1 from 32 votes
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#70

in Utah

#468

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Navigate this small rock drop on the way back to town on Sidewinder.
Apr 5, 2017 near Moab, UT

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Jun 5, 2021
Ryan Fisher
May 6, 2021
Joel Maier
Nice and smooth ride fun little bumps
May 3, 2021
Private User
May 3, 2021
Alex Willard
Mar 24, 2021
Preston Smith
Mar 21, 2021
Karl Niendorf
Mar 7, 2021
Andy Summers
Mar 7, 2021
Rhi Campbell