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Blowhard Trail #32047

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 4.8 (13)

Blowhard is a trail for those that know they like to have fun on hillbilly terrain with a view.


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Map Key

7.0

Miles

11.2

KM

Singletrack

10,659' 3,249 m

High

7,599' 2,316 m

Low

292' 89 m

Up

3,320' 1,012 m

Down

10%

Avg Grade (6°)

37%

Max Grade (20°)

Dogs Unknown

E-Bikes Unknown

Description

The stats speak for themselves - 7 mile, over 3300' of descent. Some of this trail will be in the realm of advanced skills and some categorized as advanced views and scenery.

I really loved this trail... enough to say that as of the date of this posting it is my favorite Brianhead shuttle trail. I laughed, I cried and I hung on for my life at times... and recognized when it was time to eject. There is about a mile of this trail that is quite steep... your butt will likely get intimate with your rear tire while skidding through the clutter of loose rock, washed out roots and sharp rock outcrops that bounce you 'round like a bobble head on crack. Yup... it was that good!

So, if you are not the type to enjoy that sort of thang, then parts of this trail will be disturbing to you.

On the flip side, the trail is filled with outstanding scenery - with majestic views of red rock cliffs, towering hoodoos and whispery wooded singletrack. Blowhard is MY go to trail in Brianhead!

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Markk Knowles

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  4.8 from 13 votes

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  4.8 from 13 votes
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#75

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#548

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Photos

BlowHard Trail Mountain Bike Ride
Sep 18, 2020 near Cedar City, UT
View from BlowHard Trail
Sep 18, 2020 near Cedar City, UT
Somebody needs to sweep up all those rocks!!
Jul 20, 2015 near Cedar City, UT
Blowhard - about mid trail or so.
Jul 20, 2015 near Cedar City, UT
Just before the final drop in
Jul 20, 2015 near Cedar City, UT
the big meadow
Aug 6, 2018 near Cedar City, UT

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Jul 6, 2019
Hector Ortiz
Aug 13, 2018
Rob Brown
Muddy with lots of tack
Sep 9, 2017
Tyler Uresk
Jul 4, 2015
Markk Knowles

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