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  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Double Black Diamond

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  • State land
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
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      Tons of flow and amazing views of the Book Cliffs out at 18 road. Icon trails like Kessel Run and PBR make the dusty drive up the road worth the trip.
      AKA: Book Cliffs
      Book Cliffs google parking directions
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      Open on 7 hours

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #179
      State Ranking
      #4
      Trails (view details)
      31
      Trails Mountain Bike
      31
      Trails E-Bike
      1
      Trails Hike
      29
      Trails Trail Running
      29
      Total Distance
      78 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      30 miles
      Total Descent
      9,491 ft
      Total Vertical
      2,556 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      7,329 ft
      Reports
      81
      Photos
      201
      Ridden Counter
      5,663

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      Recent Comments

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      user #1611535spacemanDantrailZippity Do DahI wouldnt describe this trail as peaceful. Its...
      Oct 31, 2018 @ 5:12pm
      Oct 31, 2018
      user #467477freemechreportFrontsideThat report should be Major issue
      Feb 17, 2018 @ 11:13am
      Feb 17, 2018
      user #467477freemechtrailFrontsidePeanut butter mud right now. DO not ride for a...
      Feb 17, 2018 @ 11:11am
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      user #1269817GrantedtrailZippity Do DahDrops on both sides of the skinny singletrack...
      Aug 19, 2017 @ 8:38pm
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      user #868818mkb5150trailPBRno way this is black diamond. Intermediate if...
      May 8, 2015 @ 2:08pm
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      Recent Activity

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      user #1330996rclefevreaddreportJoes Ridge
      Dec 11, 2018 @ 11:17pm
      7 hours
      user #1670782MtbykeNomadicriddentrailPBR and 5 more
      Dec 11, 2018 @ 5:19am
      1 days
      user #1233517jpeterson1addridelogDec 10, 2018 ride log
      Dec 10, 2018 @ 2:05pm
      2 days
      user #728092thenextleveladdridelogNov 10, 2018 ride log
      Dec 8, 2018 @ 10:08am
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      user #1242774wschottwishlisttrailPBR and 1 more
      Dec 2, 2018 @ 6:33pm
      Dec 2, 2018
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