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Trail

3.4 mile 5.4 kilometer point to point
Singletrack
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 200' 61 m
Descent: -303' -92 m
High: 5,395' 1,644 m
Low: 5,244' 1,599 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 3% (2°)
Max Grade: 17% (9°)

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This is a great 3-mile trail in the Navajo Rocks biking area.

Scotty "Chaco" Vinas

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Stay on the trail and be aware of preserving biological soil crust!

Description

Big Mesa trail is the jewel of the Nile of this ride. Take your time, stop to take pictures, go slower, and LOOK UP! Enjoy the scenery of this incredible ride. Sure, the trail is awesome and real buttery, but take your time and enjoy this one.

The old rebar bridge has been replaced with a wide, easy wooden one.

Contacts

Local Club: Moab Trail Mix

Land Manager: BLM Utah - Moab Field Office

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Feb 9, 2019
Tom Dancs
Dec 1, 2018
Tom Dancs
Oct 8, 2018
M C
Oct 7, 2018
Clayton Saltijeral
Sep 9, 2018
Dan Hart
Jun 30, 2018
Marie-Eve Lepine
this trail ROCKS
Jun 6, 2018
Taryn Brooke
May 22, 2018
Gosia Lieske
West 3.4mi — 0h 46m

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Trail Ratings

  4.6 from 59 votes

#2

in Navajo Rocks

#30

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  4.6 from 59 votes
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#2

in Navajo Rocks

#9

in Utah

#30

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Daniel Christianson   Moab, UT
Stopped to talk with a rider here this morning, between heavy breaths and in a thick Puerto Rican accent he tells me- "Mountain biking here is like, it's like a work of art, and you're riding through the middle of it!" Yes Amigo, it certainly is. Jul 4, 2016
This section of the Navajo Rocks trail system is absolutely stunning, on par with the best scenery and riding Moab has to offer. Due to the solid bedrock geology, there's not much engineering to be done; so this section is more natural than much of the rest of the area trails, which are heavily parked out. Too bad it's so short. Nov 30, 2016

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