2 miles
Distance
35 ft
Climb
-436 ft
Descent
00:12:18
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Little Salty Trail
  • BLM
    BLM
    Land Manager

Little Salty Details

  • Riding Area
    Klondike Bluffs
    Moab, Utah
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • TTFs on Trail
    Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking
    #12529 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    60 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Little Salty climbs up from Dino Flow to Baby Steps North via a pretty direct climb initially on rippled slabs of slick rock and then onto dirt. The start of the climb is steep and gets after it, but like all slick rock climbs, traction isn't the question, the rider's stamina is.

The slick rock section will push your fitness, but eases up just enough to catch a breath and get the heart rate back down. The trail is well marked and takes a pretty obvious line.

The middle and upper sections take the trail onto dirt and climb up through two short, steep sections before topping out on Baby Steps North.

Access Info

The trail is part of the Klondike Bluffs trail system and sits in the middle of the system so it can be easily accessed from either the North Klondike Bluffs section or the Klondike Bluffs section. From the bottom, Little Salty intersects Dino Flow. In the middle EKG intersects. At the top UFO and Baby Steps North provide access.

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More Stats for Little Salty bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -401 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,665 ft
  • Altitude max
    5,066 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,066 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,665 ft
  • Grade
    -4.547%
  • Grade max
    -39.916%
  • Grade min
    17.331%
  • Distance climb
    859 ft
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    541 ft
  • Avg time
    00:12:18
  • Avg reverse time
    00:15:31
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Status:
on Nov 3, 2018
Dry
Avg: 4.55 (9 votes)

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

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  • > 80%
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Trail Ridden Direction

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  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
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      Little Salty Trail Reports

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      Nov 3, 2018 @ 8:47am
      Nov 3, 2018
      Lame trail. All the other trails are worthwhile but I'd suggest giving this one a miss.
      Nov 16, 2017 @ 1:18pm
      Nov 16, 2017
      Running a well, be wary of the lines on the ground and pay attention!
      Oct 4, 2014 @ 10:01am
      Oct 4, 2014
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      6 Months
      • 21 rides
      • 15 miles avg distance
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      • 193 rides
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      Sep 4, 2017 @ 8:06pm
      Sep 4, 2017
      Little Salty, Moab

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