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Edge Cutoff West

Intermediate
 3.0 (4)

A generally contouring trail that dives in and out of washes, avoiding cacti along the way.


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1.4

Miles

2.3

KM

Singletrack

5,401' 1,646 m

High

5,318' 1,621 m

Low

134' 41 m

Up

101' 31 m

Down

3%

Avg Grade (2°)

9%

Max Grade (5°)

Dogs Unknown

E-Bikes Unknown

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Description

This east-west running trail starts just north of Edge Cutoff East, a little ways up 18 6/10 Rd. From the road, the trail climbs gradually as it winds in and out of small washes and avoids the local shrubbery. At approximately 1/3rd of a mile, the trail crosses another dirt road, then dives into a wash.

Once you've descended and ascended this small gully, the trail pops out onto a beautiful, open area with awesome views. From here, the trail descends quickly to another wash. Watch out for cactus here; they're just off the trail!

From this wash, the trail lazily ascends to an intersection with Chutes & Ladders. Generally, Chutes & Ladders is not ridden as an uphill trail, so I'd recommend turning left and choosing one of the descent options: Lower Chutes & Ladders, Down Uppity, or Vegetarian Loop.

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Shared By:

Tom Robson

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  3.0 from 4 votes

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Jun 14, 2020
Benjamin Williams
Start of edge cutt off west heading west
Apr 6, 2017
Steve Sharp
Rode west to east and back west. 2.8mi