2 miles
Distance
311 ft
Climb
-1,388 ft
Descent
00:33:39
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Portal Trail

Portal Details

  • Riding area
    Mag 7
    Moab, Utah
  • Difficulty rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Double Black Diamond (1 vote)
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • eBike Allowed
    No
  • Global Ranking
    #8797

One of Moab's classic 'must do' trails. EXTREME EXPOSURE - experts only!

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Portal mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,078 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,969 ft
  • Altitude max
    5,046 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,046 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,969 ft
  • Grade
    -9.245%
  • Grade max
    -517.233%
  • Grade min
    96.133%
  • Distance climb
    2,518 ft
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    660 ft
  • Avg time
    00:33:39
  • Avg reverse time
    00:17:44
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Status:
on Nov 2, 2017
Dry
Avg: 4.3 (25 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
Directions to portal trailhead (38.583860, -109.594710)
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Portal Trail Reports

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Nov 2, 2017 @ 7:12pm
Nov 2, 2017
Freshly tuned up. Go get some!
May 16, 2017 @ 7:31am
May 16, 2017
Watch for loose, fallen rock. Many babyhead sized rocks on trail.
May 5, 2017 @ 4:48pm
May 5, 2017
Mar 16, 2017 @ 7:29am
Mar 16, 2017
Exposure was real, but very walkable, even for guys like me with a mild fear of heights. Rest of trail deserves the double black rating but is...
Oct 7, 2016 @ 3:02pm
Oct 7, 2016
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Jan 31, 2018 @ 8:05am
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Dec 16, 2017 @ 9:36am
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May 10, 2017 @ 12:39pm
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May 4, 2015 @ 6:03pm
May 4, 2015
Portal, Moab

Trail Lists

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3 Reviews & Comments

  • + 2
flag crohnsy BSMTB (Dec 1, 2014 at 22:07)
 Super Fun trail, great views, lots of exposure!
[Reply]
  • + 1
flag jarretw (Apr 22, 2017 at 9:25)
 Awesome trail! People mentioned the walking part/cliffs to be scary and overwhelming, but it was just fine (as long as you walk it).
Beautiful views as well, fun technical trail.
[Reply]
  • + 1
flag Santamtnbiker (Jan 6, 2018 at 16:46)
 I want to ride this trail really, really bad.
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