2,762 ft
Distance
22 ft
Climb
-149 ft
Descent
00:09:05
Avg time
Supporters, Builders, Maintainers & Land Managers 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
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Drop, Rock Face
  • Global Ranking
    #2601 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #31049 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    85 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 65 in Trail Running
    • 65 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
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for The Notch mountain bike trail 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
    00:09:05
  • Avg reverse time
    00:10:12
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Status:
on Oct 19, 2021
Ideal
Avg: 4.35 (6 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • hiking (1 year)
  • moto (1 year)
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      The Notch Trail Reports

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 3 rides
      • 26 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 188 rides
      • 24 miles avg distance
      All
      • 897 rides
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      Photos

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      232 |
      May 27, 2021 @ 12:20pm
      May 27, 2021
      685 |
      Jul 18, 2019 @ 11:47am
      Jul 18, 2019
      974 |
      Jan 21, 2017 @ 11:12pm
      Jan 21, 2017
      804 |
      Jan 21, 2017 @ 11:03pm
      Jan 21, 2017

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