I was 6 miles into a 30 mile day with Kalden (10) when there was a whole bunch of whining, crying and throwing of water bottles. This was not the scene I expected on a beautiful Sunday in the woods. Granted the trail was tough and was testing everyone’s skills but this behavior? Meanwhile, Kalden and I were grinning ear to ear as we dug deep into The Whole Enchilada… The plan was to ride the Magnificant 7 trails on Sunday but as I was picking up a rental bike for the day at Moab Cyclery we found out that The Whole Enchilada trail was
After spending last week in Moab I was getting a little nostalgic thinking about all the great trips we’ve had there since the late 90s. As with any place, Moab has seen tremendous growth over the past 10 years and it stirs up different feelings. As a mountain biker I am overjoyed with the recent trail updates and expansions. Over the past few years Moab has invested in hundreds of miles of new singletrack made just for biking. Before, mountain biking in Moab meant sharing technical trails with Jeeps or having some local knowledge. Now almost every area has a very well signed singletrack option
Some say it’s about the journey not the destination. That’s great when you’re alone and have time to explore, but when you are riding with a six year old wandering aimlessly is not an option. Or almost worse, choosing a trail that is too advanced which can cause a tantrum in even the most patient kid (and parent). These are the top 3 ‘family friendly’ riding areas in Moab. These are beginner and lower intermediate rides and great places to take your kids mountain biking. And these are actual trails, not jeep roads or dirt paths. Real mountain biking for your little rippers. If you
These are the 5 ‘must ride’ trails in Moab based on the amount of time you have away from the family. They are intermediate to advanced rides. Of course these are subjective and Moab has been building new trails like mad-so feel free to comment below about your 5 must ride trails. Also check out the Moab Trail Mix page for the latest trail building news. Each trail has extensive information, maps, pictures and even virtual tours brought to you by the MTB Project. MTB Project is built by mountain bikers. Their data comes from dedicated riders like you — including IMBA Chapters, Clubs and Patrols
Some scenarios often get overlooked until it’s too late and you need an answer ASAP. Things come up: You crash and need a doc, your kid is sick, your wheel needs a tru, or you simply want to take a shower. What now? Here’s where you’ll find our FAQs in Moab. And if you have a question that’s not covered here, just ask and we’ll do our best to answer and update it here.. Where do I buy groceries? What else is going on in the area? Events? Where can I find kids’ clothes? What if I need a doctor? Where are the public restrooms/showers?
It almost seems a shame to stay in a hotel and miss out on taking home all that red dirt you’ll be cleaning up for a month. Moab trip = Camping. Camping allows you to kick back, have a camp fire and then watch the millions of stars as you dose off to sleep. With help from Adventure Tykes here are the insider’s top 4. These sites are close to the biking action and will keep all members of the family happy. Kayenta Campground – This campground is located at Dead Horse Point State Park 32 miles northwest of Moab. This campground is close to
Heading out for a lunch with your kids? Or just want to get a quick bite to eat after a long day on the trails? Here are our top lunch picks. Milt’s Stop and Eat: Any day of the week you’ll find a line outside this classic diner in Moab. Don’t let the old fashion greasy diner exterior fool you. Milts serves up grass-fed, hormone-free beef burgers and natural buffalo burgers, fresh ground and hand-crafted. Kids of all ages will enjoy the homemade ice cream and old fashion malts using milk from local dairy cows. Info: 356 Millcreek Drive 435-259-7424 Website Tripadvisor Love Muffin Cafe: A