18.2 miles
Distance
1,431 ft
Climb
-1,431 ft
Descent
1 mile
High Point

Great Escape/Little Canyon Loop, then climb back to top of bull run and ride bull run

Detailed Description
Bull Run Figure 8 is a 18 mile moderately popular intermediate route located near Moab Utah. This mountain bike only route. This route includes 15 trails. This route climbs 1,431 ft with a max elevation of 5,765 ft then descends -1,431 ft.
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30 Reviews & Comments

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Dancecomp28 (Sep 10, 2022 at 15:32)
Trail Great Escape
Easy fun downhill, only a couple of techy sections. Very doable and lots of fun.
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Dancecomp28 (Sep 10, 2022 at 15:30)
Super fast and flowy, this trail will melt under your tires. You’ll be done before you know it, great trail for beginners. Keep the speed up, keep your weight back, keep the bike loose and have fun!!
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Dancecomp28 (Sep 10, 2022 at 15:30)
Super fast and flowy, this trail will melt under your tires. You’ll be done before you know it, great trail for beginners. Keep the speed up, keep your weight back, keep the bike loose and have fun!!
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Dancecomp28 (Sep 10, 2022 at 15:27)
Trail Bull Run
Fun downhill as long as you’re an intermediate/ advanced rider or better. Good progression if you’re a solid intermediate rider, not so much if you’re just starting out. If you’re a beginner you’ll find this trail very intimidating. I’m not saying it’s not possible, but you won’t have much fun. It has good flow and some solid huck spots with good landing zones. Most things are rollable, maybe everything. I’m not sure, I didn’t go back to look at the parts I hucked.
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Dancecomp28 (Sep 10, 2022 at 15:27)
Trail Bull Run
Fun downhill as long as you’re an intermediate/ advanced rider or better. Good progression if you’re a solid intermediate rider, not so much if you’re just starting out. If you’re a beginner you’ll find this trail very intimidating. I’m not saying it’s not possible, but you won’t have much fun. It has good flow and some solid huck spots with good landing zones. Most things are rollable, maybe everything. I’m not sure, I didn’t go back to look at the parts I hucked.
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tommymcsass (May 14, 2021 at 11:40)
Super fun and flowy, snaking down a ridge on mostly rock with a little dirt. If you're a relative n00b, this is doable, keep the speed and roll it baby.
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tommymcsass (May 14, 2021 at 11:40)
Super fun and flowy, snaking down a ridge on mostly rock with a little dirt. If you're a relative n00b, this is doable, keep the speed and roll it baby.
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tommymcsass (May 14, 2021 at 11:39)
Trail Great Escape
I'm not an expert at the MTB, but this is one of the most fun trails out there. Rip it.
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tommymcsass (May 7, 2021 at 7:59)
Trail Bull Run
Totally awesome trail - I'm a roadie and I hit this my 4th day in Moab and it was great for skill progression. Awesome views, tons of fun.
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tommymcsass (May 7, 2021 at 7:59)
Trail Bull Run
Totally awesome trail - I'm a roadie and I hit this my 4th day in Moab and it was great for skill progression. Awesome views, tons of fun.
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Stephtaylor (Apr 10, 2021 at 16:32)
The entire Getaway trail system in Mag-7 area is a blast. Getaway Top is super fun and flowy and then graduates into a bit more rocky as you transition into the Upper Getaway section. Still really fun and has some flowy sections as well but you can really hammer down on the upper top section. The entire Getaway Trail (top down to lower) is a great for beginners as well. I took my 9 year old son and one daughter who is not super experienced and they had a blast. You can take it at your own speed and be as careful or as rambunctious as you want to! Definitely a “must do“ trail here in the lab.
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Goosefredrikson (Mar 29, 2021 at 8:30)
Trail Bull Run
Found a pair of glasses yesterday from a group right ahead of me. If you can describe your group and glasses I'll send them your way. Send me a DM.
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Goosefredrikson (Mar 29, 2021 at 8:30)
Trail Bull Run
Found a pair of glasses yesterday from a group right ahead of me. If you can describe your group and glasses I'll send them your way. Send me a DM.
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kimfcampbell (Oct 15, 2020 at 11:39)
Love this trail, fun downhill and equally enjoyable climb up!
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Bree33 (Sep 28, 2020 at 16:08)
Trail Bull Run
Lots of fun! Super rocky of course but nothing so technical that you can't roll down it. Rode it on a hard tail and it was fine. Combined this with great escape and then back up little canyon to getaway. A very physically demanding route, especially on a hard tail.
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Bree33 (Sep 28, 2020 at 16:08)
Trail Bull Run
Lots of fun! Super rocky of course but nothing so technical that you can't roll down it. Rode it on a hard tail and it was fine. Combined this with great escape and then back up little canyon to getaway. A very physically demanding route, especially on a hard tail.
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wgwestervelt (Apr 20, 2019 at 16:46)
This is the best way to ride UP if you come down Great Escape and are doing a loop. Don’t do it the other way around unless you like to suffer.
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wgwestervelt (Apr 20, 2019 at 16:44)
Trail Great Escape
I did Bull Run plus Great Escape and then ride back up Getaway, etc. A fun 20 mile loop with no shuttle required.
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scotmtbbeta (Mar 12, 2019 at 7:11)
Trail Bull Run
This is a super fun trail. With great views and some perfect high speed chunck and couple of big drops.
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scotmtbbeta (Mar 12, 2019 at 7:11)
Trail Bull Run
This is a super fun trail. With great views and some perfect high speed chunck and couple of big drops.
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Motoxer913 (Oct 6, 2018 at 8:13)
Getaway is my favorite trail in Moab to bring beginner through intermediate riders. I’ve had kids as young as 8 all the up to my 70yo father on it many times done as a shuttle for those that are not strong enough to ride back up. It offers a perfect mix of flow and technical riding to offer beginners a challenge yet an advance rider has plenty of fun by picking up the pace. At the end a short ride up to Gemini Bridges is the icing on the cake.
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esmitttt (Sep 28, 2018 at 6:24)
Deep sand
A real grind
Jeep your speed to 'ROLL'????
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bensgig (May 7, 2018 at 18:02)
Trail Bull Run
This has to be one of the best trails in Moab. Slightly techy and flowing. Some of the best that Moab has to offer. Not really for a beginner. I’d rather ride this than Porcupine. Just ride it and hitch a ride back and hook them up with a couple bucks. There are always people driving Gemini Bridges Road back.
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bensgig (May 7, 2018 at 18:02)
Trail Bull Run
This has to be one of the best trails in Moab. Slightly techy and flowing. Some of the best that Moab has to offer. Not really for a beginner. I’d rather ride this than Porcupine. Just ride it and hitch a ride back and hook them up with a couple bucks. There are always people driving Gemini Bridges Road back.
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Tmillhoff (May 3, 2018 at 18:34)
Fun downhill avoid driving up Gemini bridges it is rough better to get dropped at the top and ride down with connecting trails all the way to lower gym now bridges then back home on bike path and sidewinder home to Moab
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Tmillhoff (May 3, 2018 at 18:34)
Fun downhill avoid driving up Gemini bridges it is rough better to get dropped at the top and ride down with connecting trails all the way to lower gym now bridges then back home on bike path and sidewinder home to Moab
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Tmillhoff (May 3, 2018 at 18:33)
Trail Bull Run
Fun downhill but don’t bother trying to shuttle up Gemini bridges better to get dropped at the top run down connect to the trails right out on lower gym no bridges take the bike path and sidewinder home to Moab
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Tmillhoff (May 3, 2018 at 18:33)
Trail Bull Run
Fun downhill but don’t bother trying to shuttle up Gemini bridges better to get dropped at the top run down connect to the trails right out on lower gym no bridges take the bike path and sidewinder home to Moab
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Marksmichaels (Mar 13, 2018 at 8:34)
Some tricky steps going down, I endo'd and banged my knee good. Commit and go hard.

I took Great Escape going back the other direction, and I didn't really think it was better than Arth's/LC, just different. Great Escape might be better going outbound.
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Thomasbenko (Sep 29, 2016 at 15:30)
Trail Great Escape
Took this as part of Mag 7. Nice EASY trail that even hits some plains and grass sections. Not for those that want some more challenge. Take Bull run instead and have more fun.
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  • Difficulty rating
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  • eBike Allowed
  • Ridelogs
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More Stats for Bull Run Figure 8 mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -1 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,674 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,165 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,164 ft
  • Grade
    -0%
  • Grade max
    -26%
  • Grade min
    19.4%
  • Distance climb
    8 miles
  • Distance down
    8 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
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