Beginner Bike Trails in Moab

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Beginner Bike Trails in Moab:

January 20th, 2022
Summary:

Intermediate trails designated by a blue square symbol offer steeper terrain than green trails, coupled with unavoidable obstacles and larger features. You will find ledgy rock shelves and small drops generally ranging up to 8 – inches tall.

Category: Trails

Beginner Bike Trails in Moab

Official Beginner Moab Bike Trail Rating Scale

Most newbie mountain bikers cut their teeth on green beginner trails. These trails, although beginner-friendly, consist of terrain ranging from flat to increased grades for uphills and downhills. In addition to having small avoidable and unavoidable obstacles and features. A caveat in regard to trail ratings, and Moab trail ratings in general, the difficulty of a trail is based on an overall trail rating. For example, a green beginner trail, the majority of the trail is suitable for beginners, while certain segments can and most likely will be slightly more challenging. Usually, there will be bypasses to circumvent these obstacles if not, when in doubt walk it out.


Beginner Bike Trails

Green trails are suitable for beginners. Offering a fun and safe experience for novice riders and families with differing skill levels. You will generally find low grades with minimal features.



Agate West
Chilkoot Pass
Chuckwagon
Gypsy
Jasper West
Jurassic
Magician
Moab Canyon Path
Rusty Spur
Wizard
Zephyr

Beginner / Intermediate Bike Trails

Green and Blue trails are a step up in technical features and slightly steeper in regard to up and down grades. These trails will test your skill level if you are comfortable on green trails.

Agate Loop
Agate Midline
EZ
Maverick

Beginner Riding Areas in Moab, Utah

The three areas that are best suited for beginner riders and offer the most green trails are the Moab Brands Bar-M area, Dead Horse Point State Park, Klondike Bluffs, and the Klonzo area. Most newbie mountain bikers cut their teeth on green beginner trails. These trails, although beginner-friendly, consist of terrain ranging from flat to increased grades for uphills and downhills. In addition to having small avoidable and unavoidable obstacles and features. A caveat in regard to trail ratings- and Moab trail ratings in general – is that the difficulty of a trail is based on an overall trail rating. Meaning in the instance of a green beginner trail the majority of the trail is suitable for beginners while certain segments can and most likely will be slightly more challenging. Usually, there will be bypasses to circumvent these obstacles if not, when in doubt walk it out.

An Original Hazard County Shuttle Article

Hazard County Shuttle
About The Author:

Hazard County Shuttle is the only shuttle company in Moab that offers mountain bike trailhead departures for Mag-7, Porcupine Rim, Raptor Route, and the Whole Enchilada Lower Section.

Contributing since February 17th, 2022.

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