27 miles
2,293 ft
-8,839 ft
2 miles
High Point

Please respect trail closures and check in with the local shuttle companies to find out where they can drop you off given the conditions. You can easily damage the trails when they are wet or snow covered.

The Whole Enchilada is possibly one of the best mountain bike rides in the world. It is not always possible to do the entire ride depending on weather and snow conditions. You might start the ride from a variety of starting points depending on what you are looking for that day and where the local shuttle companies are dropping people off due to trail conditions. A common starting point is the route from Miners Basin which is a common shuttle drop in the early and late season due to snow and moisture on the trails, this starting point also is primarily downhill whereas the Whole Enchilada starting point has quite a bit of high altitude climbing.

This ride is long and quite challenging at times. Make sure that you bring lots of water and plenty of spare inner tubes. It is an accomplishment to do this ride without at least one flat tire in your group and don't be surprised if everyone has at least one flat even if you are running tubeless. The views are incredible and finishing down at the Colorado River hours later is pretty surreal. It is quite easy to ride along the road right back to your accommodation in Moab. If you do not think you will be up to a pedal home you can always plan ahead and leave a car at the bottom of the Porcupine Rim Trail.

We recommend using one of Moab's awesome shuttle companies for easy trail-head access.

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Trails in Route


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  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
More Stats for The Whole Enchilada - Moab, Utah mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -6,546 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,986 ft
  • Altitude start
    10,531 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,986 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    6 miles
  • Distance down
    19 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 miles
Avg: 5 (6 votes)

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Layers winter
Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail transparency
Whole Enchilada
Whole Enchilada
1:02 | 21 | comments: 0 | favs:
Feb 16, 2018
#whole Enchilada, #Moab, #Longride,
How Difficult Is The Whole Enchilada, Moab?...
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trail: Burro Pass
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Jan 24, 2018

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

Porcupine Rim
Mar 22, 2018 @ 5:50am
3 days
Mar 21, 2018 @ 6:08pm
Mar 21, 2018
Snow up to 2ft deep, we had a fun time sliding / pushing along the trail, but as soon as it melts the trail will be a muddy mess, Also had to carry bikes a lot on ups to avoid leaving tyre tracks where snow had melted
Burro Pass
Nov 20, 2017 @ 8:03am
Nov 20, 2017
Snow covered and icy
Nov 5, 2017 @ 10:45am
Nov 5, 2017
UPS Lower
Nov 5, 2017 @ 10:45am
Nov 5, 2017
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