11.7 miles
1,015 ft
-1,013 ft
5,254 ft
High Point

Planning a route for adaptive riders. Not the best this area has to offer since its mostly jeep road but its a loop with baby Steps and hopefully adaptive riders can ride it solo. The only question is the first section of baby Steps North. Everything else should be good. I will ride it in October. Had to make this a public route so I could share with my Moab local friends.

Detailed Description
Baby Steps aMTB Loop is a 12 mile popular intermediate route located near Moab Utah. This mountain bike only route can be used one direction and has a moderate overall physical rating. This route includes 3 trails. This route climbs 1,015 ft with a max elevation of 5,254 ft then descends -1,013 ft.
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3 Reviews & Comments

  • + 0
Aidster87 (Jun 18, 2022 at 17:54)
Very lose chunk difficult section. hike a bike for most. Never ride this trail
  • + 0
clarsch (Oct 15, 2017 at 12:41)
Not a single track. Not a green trail. Part is on a dirt road and the road is, as previously stated, boring and flat. Southern climb is loose and beefy. Pass unless you're camping back there and want trail access.
  • + 1
Lo501 (Nov 27, 2016 at 10:36)
The road portion at the valley bottom is boring and flat. The climb back up to Klondike Bluff's Road (the southern portion of this segment) is a black diamond, loose rocky climb on a crappy Jeep road. This is my least favorite trail in Klondike.

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  • eBike Allowed
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More Stats for Baby Steps aMTB Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    4,603 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,718 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,721 ft
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    6 miles
  • Distance flat
    4,905 ft
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Baby Steps North POV
Baby Steps North POV
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Mar 17, 2015
Dropping off of the Klondike Bluffs Ridge down Baby Steps

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

Klondike Bluffs Road
Jan 23, 2023 @ 9:42am
Jan 23, 2023
Snow melting causing prevalent, deep mud. reporter
Baby Steps North
Jan 23, 2023 @ 9:42am
Jan 23, 2023
Snow melting causing prevalent, deep mud. reporter
Baby Steps Loop
Jan 23, 2023 @ 9:42am
Jan 23, 2023
Snow melting causing prevalent, deep mud. reporter
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