Riding the Porcupine Rim Trail in Moab Utah
Join myself and Kate as we ride the Porcupine Rim MTB trail in Moab Utah USA.
The Porcupine Rim Trail is part of the Whole Enchilada which encompasses 2 trails that are located inside the Sand Flats Recreation Area – The Lower Porcupine Singletrack and the Porcupine Rim Bike Trail. This ride is 26.5 miles long (42.4km) and has 7,000 vertical feet of downhill! We rode part of the upper rim and the full lower rim. Unfortunately, we couldn’t do the very top of the trail as it was covered in snow. I know right! Snow?! you wouldn’t believe it seeing as your riding in a desert but it’s such a big trail it start high up in the mountains.
You can see the legend that is Seth of Seth Bikes Hacks riding it here. Looks like it was a lot greener and also wetter when he rode there. His video’s show better views of how high you are and what you are actually riding on so be sure to check them out.
We decided to hire a guide for this trail as it’s a very technical trail with serious consequences if you stray from the path. We used Rim Tours who were superb! They even flipped the brakes round for us as us UK lot have them backwards to the rest of the world. Check them out here: https://rimtours.com/
Below are some photos from our ride on the Porcupine Rim Trail with Rim Tours MTB Trail guides. Uplift was included in the price and I would thoroughly recommend using Rim Tours as your guide.
Riding the Porcupine Rim Trail in Moab Utah with Komoot
What do you think of this route? Have you ever ridden in Utah? Perhaps you have ridden the Porcupine Rim or even The Whole Enchilada trail.
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