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A strenuous mountain bike trail following the Colorado River.

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Great pseudo-shortcut into Canyonlands depending on your vehicle and driving

I did this yesterday in my stock Jeep Wrangler, no rubbing or bottoming out anywhere. It was an easy trail, but I wouldn't be comfortable going up or down pucker pass in a car or... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 August 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

I did this yesterday in my stock Jeep Wrangler, no rubbing or bottoming out anywhere. It was an easy trail, but I wouldn't be comfortable going up or down pucker pass in a car or vehicle without clearance or 4wd, or with a driver without off-road experience. If you've done any off roading in Moab, this wouldn't even rank. It's... More 

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Box Elder, South Dakota
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2015

The description is "Easy. A wide gravel road except through Pucker Pass where it is narrow and steep. Except when damaged by heavy rain, this road is suitable for stock 4-wheel-drive vehicles." Well, if you've going down, when you get into Pucker Pass and realize the trail is damaged, you're screwed. I went through in my truck with a small... More 

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Fruita, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2015

I made this drive in my modified Jeep Wrangler yesterday, and it was great! I started from the top (hwy 313), because the views are much better (spectacular) and the drive is a lot easier, in my opinion. I could have made the trip in an unmodified, stock, 4x4, without any problems. A lot more fun way to get back... More 

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Vedano al Lambro, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2012

This summer we visited Canyonlands NP and we were admired by the beauty of the place. From Dead Horse Point State Park I had noticed a trail (Shafer Trail) running along the rim and I asked at the Visitor Center if we could drive it. The ranger discouraged me because our intermediate SUV (Ford Escape) in his opinion was not... More 

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