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    CO Trip planning help

    Taking the family to Co for a month this summer. Located here


    Probably head west mid June. We will be bashing the trip out of our cabin that is between Kremmling and eagle on 134. Forest Road 218
    Kremmling‎ Colorado‎ 80459

    I'm driving our mid sized motor home out. I'm planing on take a 3 day trip further west to Futia and moab. This is where I need help!!

    Any good riding suggestions within an hour of Kremmling, Eagle, Silverthorn, steamboat. I will be riding solo.

    Tips on Fruita. I will need to camp and catch a shuttle to the trail head or camp close to the trails. I will be riding solo and just want to ride one good Frutia trail. Hoursthief? What you you guys do if you had one day in Fruita? Camping suggestions? I will have my wife and 3 small boys with me.

    Looking for the same advice on Moab too. I will probably camp in town in moab. What would you suggest for a good slick rock solo ride?

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    Fruita/Moab in June. It'll be warm... Ride early. One Fruita trail - Moore Fun.

    Be advised - there are people that *don't* like this trail.

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    Some call it "No Moore Fun".

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    Quote Originally Posted by BeanMan View Post
    Some call it "No Moore Fun".
    I weep for these people.

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    Moore fun is not a trail for everyone, I maybe ride it once a season just to remember why I don't ride it more often. Just not my cup of tea I guess.

    The more obvious choices would be Mary's/Horesthief/Steve's loop or a loop out at 18rd like Prime Cut/Joe's Ridge/Kessels etc. Just depends what kinda stuff you like to ride.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cobi View Post
    Moore fun is not a trail for everyone, I maybe ride it once a season just to remember why I don't ride it more often. Just not my cup of tea I guess.
    I weep, I tell you.

    Have you, perhaps, considered knitting?


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    If I had one day in "Fruita" I would ride Palisade Rim!

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    Palisade Rim is one of, if not, my favorite area trail. Depending on your skill level though it may not be totally enjoyable your first time around. Not that it is super technical, but it has some nuisances that are learned after riding it a time or two.

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    another vote for Palisade Rim trail but it's not for a new rider. somewhat technical but 90% rideable. Exposure is as adult as it gets.

    Lunch Loops in Grand Junction are great. Loma (mary's, steve's, horsetheif, moore fun, etc) is amazing riding too.

    there are camping areas and rv parks all around fruita. Moab there are campsites and RV parks everywhere. remember getting a weekend camp spot probably requires getting there on thursday. If you have an enclosed Motorhome you could most likely sneak a camp anywhere, just be cool.

    Ride in the morning and drink a ton of water.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SkaredShtles View Post
    I weep, I tell you.

    Have you, perhaps, considered knitting?

    With those scary needles? No way!

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    I like Western Rim a lot-- beautiful and not so technically challenging. But if you're looking for some tech challenge, the loops at Kokopelli's/Loma (as in Mary's and Horsethief) are great because you can add as much as you like, depending on how long you want to be out. Good stuff out there!

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