Trail Run Project Logo

Murphy Hogback Trail

Intermediate/Difficult

Trail

4.3 mile 6.9 kilometer point to point
90% Runnable
Intermediate/Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 125' 38 m
Descent: -1,060' -323 m
High: 6,200' 1,890 m
Low: 5,185' 1,581 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 5% (3°)
Max Grade: 43% (23°)

Dogs

No Dogs
Driving directions Take a virtual tour
Zoom in to see details
Map Key

Trail shared by Trail Run Project Staff

Run this trail?

Trail Run Project can't be a complete community resource without keeping our trail information up to date. Help fellow runners know what's here.

Rate This Trail

Rate Quality


   Clear Rating

Rate Difficulty

Share This Trail

Check In

Check-Ins

Mar 28, 2019
Crispin Brim
Once you've descended into the canyon, the trail is very runnable to the Rim Road. Great views from the Hogback trail 9.4mi — 2h 53m

Trail Ratings

  4.9 from 7 votes

#455

Overall
  4.9 from 7 votes
5 Star
86%
4 Star
14%
3 Star
0%
2 Star
0%
1 Star
0%
Trail Rankings

#41

in Utah

#455

Overall
28 Views Last Month
1,063 Since Feb 19, 2016
Intermediate/Difficult

0%
0%
14%
71%
14%
0%

Photos

From the top, before the descent
Apr 23, 2018 near Moab, UT
From the end of the descent looking up
Apr 23, 2018 near Moab, UT
Exposed cliff trail, wider than an average sidewalk
Apr 23, 2018 near Moab, UT
On the switchbacks on the descent/ascent.
Apr 23, 2018 near Moab, UT
Trail on the accent/decent
Apr 23, 2018 near Moab, UT
Wooden bridge, very sturdy
Apr 23, 2018 near Moab, UT

0 Comments

Trail Run Project is part of the REI Co-op family,
where a life outdoors is a life well lived.

Shop REI Running