2,762 ft
Distance
22 ft
Climb
-149 ft
Descent
00:05:58
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of The Notch Trail
  • BLM
    BLM
    Land Manager

The Notch Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    La Sal Mountains
    Moab, Utah
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Drop, Rock Face
  • Global Ranking
    #10151 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    90 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 60 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    USFS

Extremely Challenging section of LPS with consecutive rocky drops. High commitment and high consequence. Consider walking if you're unsure.

Easy alt line has been closed, the "easy" way to get around this is to ride/walk the Snotch.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for The Notch mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -127 ft
  • Altitude min
    7,101 ft
  • Altitude max
    7,251 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,250 ft
  • Altitude end
    7,123 ft
  • Grade
    -4.6%
  • Grade max
    -19.4%
  • Grade min
    10.8%
  • Distance climb
    472 ft
  • Distance down
    1,660 ft
  • Distance flat
    630 ft
  • Avg time
    00:05:58
  • Avg reverse time
    00:07:12
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Status:
on Oct 1, 2020
Very Dry
Avg: 4.35 (6 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
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  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular
ATV/ORV/OHV Filter
Max Vehicle Width
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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

  • 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 Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • 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
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Directions to the-notch-70388 trailhead (38.582640, -109.360870)
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      The Notch Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Oct 1, 2020 @ 8:30am
      Oct 1, 2020
      reporter
      Sep 27, 2020 @ 10:59am
      Sep 27, 2020
      Sep 21, 2020 @ 3:44pm
      Sep 21, 2020
      Jul 19, 2020 @ 7:08am
      Jul 19, 2020
      Seems impossible, but the conditions aren't the things holding you back.
      Apr 29, 2020 @ 9:29am
      Apr 29, 2020
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 6 rides
      • 21 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 267 rides
      • 29 miles avg distance
      All
      • 897 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      312 |
      Jul 18, 2019 @ 11:47am
      Jul 18, 2019
      605 |
      Jan 21, 2017 @ 11:12pm
      Jan 21, 2017
      471 |
      Jan 21, 2017 @ 11:03pm
      Jan 21, 2017

      Routes with this trail

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      Roam Retreat @ Moab | Day 2 | Whole Enchilada Bail
      21 miles

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