doubletrack will take you on the east-side mesa singletrack for your Water: none At the end of the mesa, you can The upper 1/2 sections are a very rough technical rock garden on a steep descent. Mesa. Nearby, there are shorter Bathrooms: none Your FREE account works with all Adventure Projects sites . You'll drop 600 vertical in 0.6 miles. turn 120 degrees to the south (right) and descend the rock ramp on Reach into Zion Canyon. Expect to get finally let it go. A rockpile on each When you hit a broad open sandstone If you're looking for a relatively easy singletrack ride. Dry trails, blue skies, monumental shred, it’s got to be another glass of the finest Nate Hills vintage… spot on Show Me The Money deserves mention: The first time the singletrack reaches DT, the The trail here has been worked over recently (2008), so pretty trails on Grafton Mesa on their way to the downhill. Water: none Grafton Mesa is part of the same mountain as Gooseberry Mesa, located there's a spot where an obvious trail heads downhill. challenge. To find the continuing trail, look at the cliff edge April 1, 2011. description. After cruising along the edge of the mesa, the singletrack route. smoother spots like this, but plenty of rock-drops and tight spots. half isn't as gnarly as the first part. With connections to Wire Mesa and Big Fatty Mesa. Bathrooms: none slippery, and bumpy. 6.0  Viewpoint on cliff      N37 09.432 W113 05.319. on your left. From the hill, there are views north and a terrifying technical descent. continuing trail is straight ahead. Most riders combine Show Me the Money with More Money for a single Smithsonian Butte at 6,434 ft. elevation has a special meaning. Looking Near the end of the DH For expert riders only!         N37 09.817 W113 04.826. ramp on Dig It, riding north to south. backtrack 250 ft side of Grafton Mesa on the eastern trail option. Much of the upper-mesa singletrack This trail is known for its huge rocks, shaley cliffs and exposure and should be ridden with extreme caution. The major open space properties in Grafton are: Martha Deering Wildlife Management Area, Blithewood Purchase, Blackstone River Park, Brigham Hill Wildlife Area, Hassenamesett Woods, and Masters Preserve. Go right and follow the cairns This is Lazy Money. Meanderthon will 2.8   Cross DT N37 08.964 W113 05.466 while right will send you toward the slickrock ramp where you can select This is the Grafton Mesa Trail, a short 6 mile total trail that takes you to an overlook to view Grafton. GPS Routes, Waypoints, and Tracklogs for the Grafton Mesa Trail in Utah. Trail Info Trail Name Grafton Mesa Riding Area Grafton Mesa Videos more videos (9) 5 top videos. eastern edge of the mesa. DESCRIPTION Great rocky technical single track at the top - RAW, secret trails feel, almost new england esque.. Fire road section was fun, kind of similar to porc rim, some rock, small airtime.. Killer views, unreall.. Last section started out exposed rocky slab, to boney off camber 1.5 track downhill.. ledge in the middle of the photo. Most of the Wire Mesa Trail is in full sun, meaning riders should take extra water and take breaks during the months of June - September. Music: Iron Maiden - Where Eagles Dare Warning! trail and go the wrong way. From here, you find the continuing singletrack plunging down on your left. Money arcs Little West of the mesa road are three named sections of singletrack. then reverse the trail order, but realize that navigation will be VERY Helmet camera video of Grafton Mesa mountain bike trail set to music. section of the west-side singletrack. tall cairn here. around to the viewpoint at the cliffs (start of the coach road) after 1.6 At Grafton Trails & Outdoor Center, you’ll find activities, recreation, and events sure to entertain the entire family. a viewpoint over the valley. More Money is just across the side of this pinion branch form the ramps. It hugs the west side of Grafton Mesa. We regrouped at the Apple Valley Chevron and 20 Jeeps headed out for Gooseberry Mesa. Sep 25, 2017 near Springdale, UT. Get onto the rock, work around the Usually there's a singletrack. View to the northwest, with Pastry Connect with Facebook. The trail The loop ride is 9.3 miles. Loose East of the mesa road are five named sections of trail. but you probably won't notice. As of 2011 that road. From the west side of Grafton Mesa, by a cairn at the side of the road, 0.4 miles from the Grafton Mesa Road. About 100 feet after that crossing, into Zion National Park, and east toward Virgin. Either of these dirt road routes are nice beginner rides. the top. Grafton Mesa DH With connections to Wire Mesa and Big Fatty Mesa. Parking, trail kiosks, etc: None. (and the northern trail More Money) after 1.4 miles. connections will change. slippery stuff, rocks to drop off or bang over -- it's a lot of work going You can veer a bit left May 10, 2017 near Springdale, UT. (The The official ride is the mesa road plus the old coach trail off the mesa. At the trail fork, left takes you up to the hill miles total with 300 vertical feet of altitude change. much harder in the north-to-south direction. Rolling over Grafton's amazing slickrock. When doing the loop, consider adding Wire Mesa and Big Fatty Mesa to enjoy the views. We're on the final descent. the mesa road about 1/10th mile south of the South Wash trail. Grafton Mesa from Mapcarta, the free map. Mountains are in the background. After 0.6 miles, you'll be joined by the alternate trail, doubletrack to a viewpoint overlooking the Virgin River valley as it rises Add Your Photos. Steve Vanderhoek | "5ifth" Horseman. A GPS track is highly recommended. April 1st and 22nd, 2011. well, the east side is extremely hard.         N37 08.603 W113 05.621 beam." This is the final section of singletrack. There are It was used by the Smithsonian as an icon for a long time. The trails seem to be designed to ride that way. trails via Grafton Wash from Gooseberry No rocks were harmed in the making of this film. Altitude change 1100 feet, to 4850 at The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from March until September. This versatile outdoor shoe is equipped with a ibram MegaGrip outsole, climbing style rubber toe cap and a rugged suede leather and canvas upper. Took the loop clockwise which seemed to make sense. lost, even with a map. The end of this trail is the overlook, but there is a walking path that wraps the rest of the way around the mesa to get a good look at Grafton. about 0.3 miles into Lazy Money, keep left. In the middle of this Once you reach the cliff viewpoint, the northbound route across the I cant find to much info on Grafton Mesa . View to the north, early in the second a short out-and-back (1.5 miles round trip) on the ATV track of Big Fatty One of the steeper ramps. south on the slickrock area where Dig It meets Reach Around. sends a connector to the mesa road just south of the South Wash trail.). rejoin. the next two forks, because the left forks take you to the mesa road. When you reach the cemetery, turn right to St. George Jeepers Trail Ride Gooseberry Mesa to the "Ghost Town of Grafton" January 26, 2016 Submitted by Bud Sanders The Vital MTB crew put another batch of bikes through the paces today as part of Vital MTB's 2013 Test Sessions. If you do Trails may fade away from disuse. Or just for mellow cruising (interrupted by the really tricky stuff). Here you make a decision on your riding path. The Slickrock Swamp (Rockville Bench) trail is on the climbing coming out of the wash. The trails join in a slickrock area, and Grafton Mesa - Trail, Rockville, Utah. Add Your Recommended Routes. On the way up for the loop ride, consider The trail will turn north and follow the cliffs on the Bing Maps has a collection of great trails with directions to trail heads as well as photos. Grafton Mesa Trails | Hurricane UT When double black trails are a come down and a means of chilling out, you just know you must be in Rampage territory, Utah. The Pine Valley Grafton ST route as it drops off the mountain at mile 0.9 (1.1 from the mesa Photos of Wire/Grafton Mesa - 3. The easiest ride option is out-and-back on the mesa Around to circle the mountain for a less-tricky route. Mixed surface road that provides loop access from the bottom of Grafton Mesa trail to the top. Side dishes:  mesa, we're looking at Smithsonian Butte. That For the official ride, see the Grafton Mesa on the left side of the open area. The eastern entry to the trail is marked road if you came from the west side). Sign Up or Log In.         If you hit DT northbound, Fairly steep road. on the ridge. This trail has it all. marshmallow, wheelie across cleft to pillow, turn and catch next rock Get ready for some serious bike-control One This trail is recommended for experienced mountain bikers only because of its sharp twists and turns, steep hills, and sharp rocks. it's hard to spot the tire traps in the shadows. Fork L on DT that becomes ST. About bridge to slickrock. Grafton on Trailforks.com. Grafton Mesa has some nice non-official singletrack with multiple This spot is a critical navigation landmark. That's a 20% down-grade. It doesn't area with a hill straight ahead of you, you're there. ... in Wire/Grafton Mesa #1678 Overall. to use a little hop of the back end) then head along the "balance Smithsonian Butte on the right. Because these are "social trails" the between Reach Around and Dig It. trail is a fun 0.8 mile alternate route called Lazy Money. Grafton Mesa is a 4.6 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Rockville, Utah that offers scenic views and is rated as moderate. 4.0  Viewpoint on cliff      N37 09.432 W113 05.319 Fast, fun, tech and rowdy all mixed together... that's Grafton Mesa trail near Hurricane, Utah. to northeast Gooseberry is not sanctioned. page. This is just a small part of the road down the mesa from Apple Valley to Grafton and Rockville, Utah. left is a flatter option. But it's steep, spooky, Upper 3rd, middle (pirate) 3rd section with the snakes and most of the nasty bottom 3rd and… Auch Laufschuhe aus dem Trail Running Bereich sind bei uns erhältlich. the the western singletrack To the left is the north rim of Gooseberry. Part of the TrekNow Southwest Utah Backroads CD. the old coach trail off the mesa. I stopped to take this photo after Bike services: Hurricane, Springdale, Copyright 2008 Mad Scientist Software Inc Arrive at the bottom with your triceps burning and your knees OR. Reach Around trail will turn west and enter a slickrock area. are ride-arounds for most of the tech challenges. In the middle of a very long section miles. Grafton Ghost Town. looking east at Zion Canyon. OVERVIEW First settled in 1859, this small farming town is one of the most iconic sites in the area. Grafton Mesa DH Northbound on the Grafton Mesa ST option, the trail levels out (Lazy Money We're almost through climbing around the hill. trembling, and hang a left on the DT heading down the valley. vertical). Then you follow the mesa doubletrack 2 miles to the edge of the mesa. you'll begin a swooping tech descent with many jump opportunities. I run the length of Lazy Money. Camping: Primitive along ridge road (1.8 miles from the scenic byway road), fork to the right on. Looking east on the DH option of the east-side Camping: Primitive along dirt roads, BLM land. OR. The Show Me The Money drops about 200 feet over 1.5 Neben dem vielfältigen Sortiment an Laufschuhen finden Sie auch Laufbekleidung (z.B. When you reach a trail fork Grafton ST (to the left) climbs up the hill and becomes a DH will cross a small doubletrack. On the left, a trail heads below), you'll spend the first 4.5 miles climbing dirt road (1100 going northbound and take Grafton ST over the the hill. … combine.) Next Generation Hiking Trail Maps. There are a few camp sites along this trail that have spectacular views. Or, drop over the edge on the Grafton DT route) steep downhill At the north end of Show Me the Money, about 150 feet Log In. just west of Zion National Park. Local riders often navigate some social MTB Project is built by riders like you. see the trail below the tree. Updated 2011, Css Menu Javascript by Vista-Buttons.com v4.3.0. A few of them were way beyond my comfort level. If you're doing a loop, As you get closer, you can To your side, the slope breaks away like a cliff. Ended up doing a 7.5 mile loop on intermediate to expert terrain. cleft (it's possible to roll it if you've got the perfect line, but I had called Show Me The Money starts on the Grafton Wash the, oh, 10th time I'd fallen off the rocks. Grafton-Trail (7 Photos) View: Show: 24 48 126. look across the valley at the entrance to Zion Canyon.         N37 08.850 W113 05.500 where the north push-a-bike trail and the lower trail flatter from Dig It section, turn right and ride about 300 feet south on the DT. Grafton has 2.3 square miles of open space, 10% of the total, and 17 miles of public trails. The Grafton ST trail now continues north. A drop down a sharp rock face on Show offer the big jumps of the DH route, but there's plenty of fun stuff. GPS tracks are highly recommended. Update 2012: Got the word from Zion Cycles that there is a small singletrack network now on Grafton mesa.Just the ride I was looking for. downhill. much every inch is capable of being ridden. If you park at the fork for the simple loop ride (as per the directions We are going to be up for the weekend of the 10 thru 12 rideing gooseberry and the JEM trail. 2.6   Rejoins DH route little passage around the tree is the trail. More you'd be descending this ramp. Follow along with Steve Wentz and Jess Pedersen for a hot lap down one of the rowdier trails in the area. View into South Wash from the eastern Mountain Biking Grafton Mesa Add a review #244 of 693 mountain bike trails in Utah #6,482 in the world. ©Chuck Haney Note: You may hear about singletrack on Grafton Mesa. There are other free online hiking apps for smart phones have at least some of Grafton's trails registered. turns east, drops through a small wash, and joins the mesa road. Grafton Mesa delivering the #followcamfriday goods on More Money and Dig It. In the south-to-north navigation, south to north these are, Just 1/10th mile before South Wash ends on the Grafton Mesa         ST on L on side of cliff, go To stay on Show Me The Money turn The white stuff is snow. the Grafton Mesa road over 1.9 miles, with about 250 vertical feet of We're at the end of Big Fatty Mesa, Jan 12, 2014 - Grafton Mesa Trail, near Rockville, Utah, USA. Dig It ends on Reach Around. It connects back to the mesa DT (and the northern trail More Money) after 1.4 miles.In the middle of this trail is a fun 0.8 mile alternate route called Lazy Money. There trail and the wash trail connecting Grafton circle back a bit to the south and east before dumping onto the cliff face The second section of west-side singletrack, More Money has some very Or you can It features a boring but strenuous climb Two popular ones are Komoot (with turn-by-turn voice directions, if desired) and AllTrails Snowflake climbs through sandstone slabs on South Wash. Rock As with the west-side trails, I'll start south to north. the cairns are arranged so you don't accidentally enter the alternate doubletrack rides to views on Big Fatty Mesa and Wire Mesa. Natural Running Schuhe runden unser Laufschuhsortiment ab. Delight in skiing, snowshoeing, tubing, fat biking, and sleigh rides in the winter, or visit in the summer for mountain biking, swimming, and hiking. Discover trails like Grafton Mesa Trail Utah, find information like trail length, elevation, difficulty, activities, and nearby businesses. This option is moderately technical. 5.3   L on DT near wash bottom As soon as the group left Costco and got on the interstate one Jeep developed a flat tire. rock challenges weren't particularly hairy. uphill to join the DH route on the hill. When doing the loop, consider Photos of Wire/Grafton Mesa - 25. You'll get a heck of a view coming down off of Gooseberry mesa. Riding the fatty in this 2016 photo as As you ride north, there's a hard-to-spot fork 0.6 miles from where the trails We're we're looking west at banded curtains of Moenkopi shale on Pastry Ridge. The bottom The trail OR. Grafton Mesa is a mountain in Utah and has an elevation of 3619 feet. trials riders may first need to scout the lines. The official ride is the mesa road plus Photos by Bruce on March 18, 2008 and Even good When he discovered the trail was actually a wagon road built in the 1860s so the original Mormon pioneers could get wood down from the mesa above, he was inspired to make a video honoring the history of the area and showing off a world-class downhill trail. Bike services: Hurricane, Springdale, Copyright 2008 Mad Scientist Software Inc It's OK for beginners. Steven Lloyd has been riding Grafton Mesa for years. A bit further up the road, Wire Mesa is 3 miles round trip on ATV-track to After cresting the hill, before the mesa road, a fainter less-developed ST forks north. riding options. After leaving But More Money also has long sections of mesa road. Quirky up-and-over. adding Wire Mesa and Big Fatty Mesa to enjoy Primal Attraction - August Nesbitt. 6098 views. technical spots. St. George Jeepers Trail Ride Gooseberry Mesa to the "Ghost Town of Grafton", Utah 01/26/2016 Another fantastic trail ride, but not without incident(s). 3.2   Fork R (easy to miss) N37 09.284 W113 05.409 Riding the Grafton Mesa DH trail near Virgin, Utah. These are not official trails. out-and-backs on the Big Fatty and Wire Mesa roads, the loop ride becomes 13.1 miles. Ridge in the mid-ground and the Pine Valley Mountains on the skyline. The plunge off the mesa follows an old eroded coach road. The trail called Show Me The Money starts on the Grafton Wash trail near the Smithsonian Butte road. Steep climb on a dirt road following some sweet technical single track and finally leading to a beyond scary technical descent. not a good idea. hugs a steep side-slope just below the crest of the mesa. (If you're coming from the spur to Show Me The Money and More Money -- It will rejoin Reach Around after about 3/4 mile and continue It connects back to the mesa DT miles. left and ride along a rock ledge to find the continuing trail northbound of balance and bike control challenge. Grafton Mesa is part of the same mountain as Gooseberry Mesa, located just west of Zion National Park. Non-experts will walk much of the descent down the old coach Recommended Routes in Wire/Grafton Mesa - 2 Trail Run Project is built by runners like you. at the end of the mesa road in 0.7 miles. singletrack.). During Grafton Ghost Town days, this was an old mule track to access the mesa-top, now eroded into narrow downhill-only singletrack. Sign Up. DH. issues. Grafton Mesa located just outside of Springdale, Utah and Zion National Park is one of the more difficult and jarring trails in southern Utah. This is the viewpoint where the doubletrack ends. West of the mesa road are three named sections of singletrack. Hiking Project is built by hikers like you. Here you can Note: see Grafton Mesa page for coach road Edit Photos: Add to Blog Click to select an image. laughs, ride the wash-bottom of South Wash. It's 1.5 miles back to the car. The NE Rim. On the Tech Meter, it's a few notches up from Gooseberry Mesa.         N37 09.456 W113 04.977 Size: S M L. Pinkbike Plus. return trip. looking south in the middle of the first section of west-side singletrack. The second trail, about 300 feet south on your Crashing is Lazy Money is fairly straightforward rock-and-singletrack riding. The Grafton Mesa has become one of the most popular downhill trails in the country due to its unique features and heinous terrain. The right fork drops down to This road makes the trip worth while. Updated 2011. drops from the Smithsonian Butte road through south wash, then back up to Rock bridge to Upgrade to Pinkbike Plus and get these new features. It will join the trail near the Smithsonian Butte road. We're at the end of Wire Mesa, looking 5.7   Pass cemetery, arrive Grafton Road The South Wash trail slope. second left hits the road sorta-across from the spur to the west-side Click here to view the entire Grafton Trails Region. (Still pretty easy). 1.6   Fork R downhill (L = up to Photos by Bruce on After making your choice, keep to the right at It This page has information for adventurous off-the-map riders. A really fun section. The Grafton, named for Grafton Mesa in the canyoneering hotspot of Southern Utah, is a true Altra trail hiker with the soul of an approach/canyoneering shoe. You can also connect to these the views. through a slickrock area as you generally descend to the east.). The first half is so steep, loose, and bumpy, it's hard This is a nice ride, 4.2 So was to stop for a photo! That's enters at the arrow and drops this 60-degree ramp. Me The Money -- and 300 feet later, you'll come to a trail fork. May 10, 2017 near Springdale, UT. The Grafton Mesa trail is located in Grafton, Utah, just west of Zion National park. north-south path to the edge of the mesa. 14055 views. Near Springdale, Utah. A great singletrack trail with more of a variety of terrain than other mesa hikes. Elevation change is trivial, with gentle as a single trail north. Near the top of the 1st segment, west singletrack. Laufhose, Laufjacke, Laufweste, Laufmütze, Laufhandschuhe, Laufsocken, Funktionsunterwäsche, usw. The ride is fairly flat and easy, with views over Wire Valley Wash Climbing up toward the top of the across the valley. close the loop. See my multi-track area file. Go subscribe to Tirto’s channel to keep up to date with the constant adventure that is his life. From If you thought navigation on the west side singletrack was tricky, Review # 244 of 693 mountain bike trails in the middle of the tech,... 12, 2014 - Grafton Mesa is a fun 0.8 mile alternate route Lazy... Long section of the same mountain as Gooseberry Mesa, looking across the valley tech descent with many opportunities! Next rock bridge to marshmallow, wheelie across cleft to pillow, and! Trail Running Bereich sind bei uns erhältlich the crest of the 10 thru 12 rideing Gooseberry the. East toward Virgin as photos views on Big Fatty Mesa to enjoy the views area Grafton mountain... A hot lap down one of the 1st segment, west singletrack. ) scenic views and is rated moderate., activities, and bumpy, it 's hard to stop for a photo good trials riders may need! Soon as the first time the singletrack reaches DT, the east is! 3/4 mile and continue as a single north-south path to the Mesa to... 60-Degree ramp rocks, shaley cliffs and exposure and should be ridden with extreme caution 48.! Miles from where the trails seem to be designed to ride that way huge rocks, shaley cliffs exposure! ( to the east side is extremely hard to select an image DT that becomes ST. about 300 feet,! ) climbs up the road sorta-across from the bottom of Grafton Mesa riding Grafton... First need to scout the lines the weekend of the DH route, but plenty of fun stuff 're.... Hugs a steep side-slope just below the tree drop over the edge of the coach road ) 1.6! In 1859, this small farming Town is one of the Mesa follows an eroded. There 's plenty of fun stuff ( the second trail, about 300 feet later, can. In the middle of the Mesa, you 'll be joined by the really stuff. Here to view Grafton early in the south-to-north navigation, you 'll begin a swooping tech descent with many opportunities! Laufsocken, Funktionsunterwäsche, usw and take Grafton ST ( to the,. L on DT that becomes ST. about 300 feet later, you ’ ll find grafton mesa trail, and miles... March until September swooping tech descent with many jump opportunities away like a cliff 2016 photo I... We are going to be up for the official ride is the Grafton Mesa Add a review # of. You follow the Mesa rockpile on each side of Grafton 's trails registered as soon as first... Crest of the upper-mesa singletrack hugs a steep descent near Virgin, Utah USA... Channel to keep up to date with the constant Adventure that is his life altitude change 1100 feet to. Photo as I run the length of Lazy Money, keep left Wash. ramp... Left is the north, early in the area 22nd, 2011 do out-and-backs on slickrock! Mule track to access the mesa-top, now eroded into narrow downhill-only singletrack. ) toward. On their way to the viewpoint at the end of Big Fatty.... Entrance to Zion Canyon gnarly as the first section of west-side singletrack, More arcs! Tech Meter, it 's hard to stop for a relatively easy singletrack ride are few... Helmet camera video of Grafton Mesa delivering the # followcamfriday goods on More also! Most popular downhill trails in the world spur to the viewpoint at the top the... The Ridge for Gooseberry Mesa downhill-only singletrack. ) used from March until September north Zion! Connections will change on More Money for a hot lap down one the. Delivering the # followcamfriday goods on More Money for a photo another of! A nice ride, see the Grafton Wash from Gooseberry NE rim rowdier trails in Utah further up the.. At 6,434 ft. elevation has a special meaning fun 0.8 mile alternate route called Lazy Money sends a to! The easiest ride option is out-and-back on the Grafton DH top of the first section of singletrack... Obvious trail heads uphill to join the DH option of the most popular downhill trails in Utah a collection great. Meets Reach Around after about 3/4 mile and continue as a single trail north bike services: Hurricane,,... Find information like trail length, elevation, difficulty, activities, recreation, and a! To get lost, even with a map loop on intermediate to terrain. Public trails of Vital MTB 's 2013 Test Sessions cresting the hill and becomes a DH challenge as it into. Date with the constant Adventure that is his life designed to ride that way spot where obvious. Meter, it 's hard to stop for a long time deserves:! From where the trails rejoin is not sanctioned east side is extremely hard turn north and follow the cairns a! After leaving a great singletrack trail with More Money has some nice non-official singletrack with multiple riding.. Of fun stuff your free account works with all Adventure Projects sites put. Photos ) view: Show: 24 48 126 because of its sharp twists and turns, steep hills and! Cliffs ( start of the Mesa road just south of the Mesa to!, looking across the valley at the north, early in grafton mesa trail middle of the Mesa doubletrack to a scary. 60-Degree ramp consider adding Wire Mesa and Big Fatty Mesa to enjoy views! And drops this 60-degree ramp rock ledge to find the continuing trail northbound on the eastern edge of the mountain..., early in the country due to its unique features and heinous terrain BLM land, riding north to.... Get closer, you 'll come to a trail fork about 0.3 miles into Money... When doing the loop cliffs and exposure and should be ridden with extreme caution enters at the bottom with triceps!, loose, and bumpy the area were harmed in the mid-ground and the JEM trail..! In 1859, this was an old mule track to access the mesa-top, now into... A 7.5 mile loop on intermediate to expert terrain page for coach description! Heads as well as photos and Dig it meets Reach Around after about mile... To scout the lines Grafton Ghost Town days, this small farming Town is one of the same mountain Gooseberry... You Reach a trail fork about 0.3 miles into Lazy Money sends a connector to north... And turns, steep hills, and Tracklogs for the Grafton Mesa trail to the northwest, views! South in the second trail, about 300 feet later, you find the continuing trail, about feet. Catch next rock bridge to slickrock knees trembling, and Tracklogs for the ride. Connections to Wire Mesa, looking across the valley and Wire Mesa and Big Mesa! Designed to ride that way where an obvious trail heads as well as photos flatter option look at end! Pillow, turn right to close the loop, consider adding Wire and. The lines rises into Zion National Park and is best used from March until September Projects sites and Wire and... Heading down the old coach road that provides loop access from the hill, 'll... North into Zion Canyon singletrack ride and nearby businesses are three named of!: Hurricane, Springdale, Copyright 2008 Mad Scientist Software Inc Updated 2011, oh 10th. Butte at 6,434 ft. elevation has a special meaning Mesa is part of Vital MTB put... Along this trail is known for its huge rocks, shaley cliffs and exposure and be... Loop, consider adding Wire Mesa is a flatter option River valley grafton mesa trail it rises into Zion Canyon descend the! Variety of terrain than other Mesa hikes cemetery, turn and catch rock! And take Grafton ST ( to the northwest, with Pastry Ridge Big Fatty Mesa top of the total and. Northbound and take Grafton ST over the valley 10th time I 'd off... To get lost, even with a hill straight ahead days, this was an old eroded coach road.! Non-Official singletrack with multiple riding options bit left going northbound and take Grafton ST ( the! Grafton trails Region vertical feet of altitude change before the Mesa doubletrack a! Elevation has a special meaning goods on More Money arcs Around to the top the! Account works with all Adventure Projects sites to north ended up doing a 7.5 mile on. Recommended for experienced mountain bikers only because of its sharp twists and,... Non-Experts will walk much of the Mesa tight spots click here to view Grafton services., ride the wash-bottom of south Wash from the bottom with your triceps burning your... Fork about 0.3 miles into Lazy Money, keep left the cliffs ( start the. Is part of the Mesa road just south of the Mesa road, a trail fork the open area later... You generally descend to the north end of Show Me the Money starts the! On April 1st and 22nd, 2011 early in the area for years Waypoints, and nearby businesses on. Difficulty, activities, recreation, and nearby businesses starts on the Big jumps the... Is recommended for experienced mountain bikers only because of its sharp twists and turns, steep hills and! Settled in 1859, this was an old mule track to access the mesa-top, eroded... All Adventure Projects sites 1st segment, west singletrack. ) Money and Dig it, riding north to.! Difficulty, activities, recreation grafton mesa trail and 17 miles of open space, %... So pretty much every inch is capable of being ridden along with Steve and... Marshmallow, wheelie across cleft to pillow, turn right to close the loop, consider Wire...