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    New question here. Help needed for Moab trails & season

    Hi,

    I am from Toronto and I am planning a trip to Moab for 7-10 days.

    I will land in Salt lake city.
    Do you have any suggestions on which trails to do?
    I thought about late August. Is the weather good for biking (not too hot) or would you recommend some other time?

    I like technical stuff.

    Thanks,

    Itay

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    Some other time!!!

    [QUOTE=itayav]Hi,

    I am from Toronto and I am planning a trip to Moab for 7-10 days.

    I will land in Salt lake city.
    Do you have any suggestions on which trails to do?
    I thought about late August. Is the weather good for biking (not too hot) or would you recommend some other time?

    I like technical stuff.


    Do you like biking in technically hell? August in Moab is about as hot as the seventh circle of hades. I would go in october or right now. As far as trails go, porcupine rim is a classic and amasa back is great. There are a lot of trails in moab, so you could read up on them and make your own decision, but those two are a good start.
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    Agreed. Too hot is an understatement. August in Moab is almost guaranteed to be over 100 degrees every day, and basically there's no shade on any trail anywhere. The only way you can ride during that time of the year is to start before the sun comes up, lay around in the shade in town or at your campsite during daylight hours and try again as the sun sets. I've been there and done it but wouldn't recommend it to anyone.

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    thanks. So when?

    Thanks guys,
    Convinced.

    When would you recommend to go? I can't this month and not on 1-15 of Sept.

    Thanks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by itayav
    Thanks guys,
    Convinced.

    When would you recommend to go? I can't this month and not on 1-15 of Sept.

    Thanks.
    I love moab in late september/early october. That's a good time, but also a crowded time.
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    I agree go Late September early October

    Great time to be there. I think it may be less crowded then than in the spring. Also Don't miss Fruita, its right up the road. If you will be there for 10 days make sure to do some sightseeing in Arches and Canyonlands as well........

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