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blue Whirlwind Loop

Trail

2.4 mile 3.8 kilometer loop
Singletrack
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 239' 73 m
Descent: -242' -74 m
High: 5,723' 1,744 m
Low: 5,529' 1,685 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 4% (2°)
Max Grade: 14% (8°)

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Trail shared by Daniel Christianson

An enjoyable loop trail in the Horse Thief East trail system.

Daniel Christianson

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The Whirlwind Loop is a fun 2 mile loop best done clockwise from where it starts at the Mustang Loop. This downhill route runs along the contours of a canyon traversing quickly between rock ledges, drops and hairpin corners. At the bottom, a left turn will take you .2 mile to the 7-Up trail and a right will lead up a fun climb back to an intersection of the Wildcat and Mustang Loop trails.

The trails in this system reflect the rugged and challenging terrain they are built within. Tight corners, constant grade changes, and numerous jumps, bumps and small drops keep riders on their toes. Surfaces vary from hard pack to slickrock to a bit of sand as the trails wind their way through pinion pines and rock canyons, all the while delivering unparalleled views of the majestic Moab area.

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Local Club: Moab Trail Mix

Land Manager: BLM Utah - Moab Field Office

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May 26, 2019
Sue U.
Did the south loop to mustang.
May 24, 2019
Sue U.
Apr 12, 2019
Steven McIntosh
Easily the funnest Loop in the area, we ran it clockwise, but could be run either way. 2.4mi
Nov 22, 2018
Jennifer Ryan
2.4mi
Sep 22, 2018
Jason Zerbe
Jun 3, 2018
Cooper Chiarino
2.4mi
May 6, 2018
Christian Wendlandt
Apr 29, 2018
Brian Maxwell

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#89

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#1,126

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