By Lukas Brinkerhoff 4:14 AM – The wind that has been howling all night, ripping up the tent stakes that would keep things from flapping, is now accompanied by a torrential downpour. If the wind hadn’t been keeping me up all night, the nervous excitement of attempting to ride the White Rim in one day […]
By Wayne Cottrell La Sal Mountains Loop Challenge The La Sal Mountains Loop Challenge is a challenging-but-rewarding 63.6-mile tour of the mountains east and southeast of Moab. The ride starts and finishes in Moab, and makes a clockwise loop along the scenic La Sal Mountains Loop. This is a popular loop drive for touring motorists, […]
Mobile Active Transportation Tours Provide Opportunity to Experience Bicycle and Pedestrian Projects
By Phil Sarnoff It is one thing to read an article about a new bicycle lane or to listen to a presentation about a multi-use path. It is a completely different thing to experience these firsthand while hearing from the planners and engineers who implemented the project. Mobile Active Transportation Tours (MATTs) are community […]
he City of Moab and surrounding Grand County jointly applied to the League of American Bicyclists (LAB) for designation as a BFC. Cyclists don’t necessarily end their trips where government jurisdiction changes and the city and county effectively work together to advance all forms of cycling. So the combined application worked in their favor.
The bikepath connecting Moab with public recreation lands around it should be largely completed this fall. Grand County received a third grant from the Federal Transit Authority to complete the segment of the Colorado Riverway Path along Rt. 191 to Arches National Park.