Moab is a fantastic jumping off point for outdoor adventure, a special mecca for crack climbing.
But the “strip” can be loud, ugly, hot and aggravating. Once you get away from the highway, the town’s much prettier. They have a good library and great bike trails.
Moab … in eastern Utah … is 233 miles (374 km) southeast of Salt Lake City and 354 miles (569 km) west of Denver, Colorado …
The population was 4,779 at the 2000 census. … Moab hosts a large number of tourists every year, mostly visitors of the Arches and Canyonlands National Parks, which are located close by. The town is also a popular base for mountain bikers who come to ride the extensive network of trails including the famed Slickrock Trail …
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Our favourite hikes out of Moab are:
There are many, many more. This is Edward Abbey country.
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Hike here Spring and Fall. It’s HOT in the summer.