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Trail Conditions
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  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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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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      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #150
      State Ranking
      #3
      Trails
      30
      Total Distance
      76 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      29 miles
      Total Descent
      9,241 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      7,329 ft
      Total Vertical
      2,556 ft
      Reports
      61
      Photos
      193
      Ridden Counter
      4,584

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      18 Road Mountain Bike Routes

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      Recent Comments

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      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
      Feb 17, 2018
      user #1269817GrantedtrailZippity Do DahDrops on both sides of the skinny singletrack...
      Aug 19, 2017 @ 8:38pm
      Aug 19, 2017
      user #868818mkb5150trailPBRno way this is black diamond. Intermediate if...
      May 8, 2015 @ 2:08pm
      May 8, 2015
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      Recent Activity

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      user #547529rodeoJaddridelogJun 19, 2018 ride log
      Jun 19, 2018 @ 12:20pm
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      Jun 19, 2018 @ 11:34am
      2 hours
      user #1310518degroottwishlisttrailEdge Loop (Coal Gulch)
      Jun 18, 2018 @ 6:18pm
      19 hours
      user #1473919flinky14riddentrailJoes Ridge and 1 more
      Jun 18, 2018 @ 3:52pm
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      user #1525511WloganbaddridelogApr 15, 2018 ride log
      Jun 17, 2018 @ 12:03am
      3 days
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