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Trailfest- Zion

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Length

11.5 Miles 18.4 Kilometers

96%

Runnable

Elevation

915' 279 m

Ascent

-900' -274 m

Descent

3%

Avg Grade (2°)

19%

Max Grade (11°)

5,400' 1,646 m

High

5,066' 1,544 m

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This is the Zion trail outing from trailfest.

Matt Anderson

Overview [Suggest Changes]

This route is on top of Gooseberry plateau and offers expansive views of both the sandstone towers of Zion National Park as well as the desert below. It is a combination of sandstone and dirt singletrack though the Juniper/Pinyon forest.
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Runner Notes [Suggest Changes]

A combination of sandstone, and singletrack.

Description [Suggest Changes]

The Grand Circle Trailfest is a 3 day trail festival which takes place in the heart of North America's most scenic national parks: Bryce Canyon, Zion, & Grand Canyon on October 13-15, 2016. This loop is part of a non-competitive group outing that allows trail enthusiasts to enjoy a beautiful region while hitting the trail together.

On Day 2 attendees will tackle the Gooseberry Mesa Loop: Enjoy rim running on one of the most beautiful trail systems in America with panoramic views of Zion National Park.

For more info visit thetrailfest.com/

Beta:

From Interstate 15 Exit 16 head east on State Route 9 to Hurricane City. Turn right on Main Street. Take the first left onto State Route 59. Turn left on Smithsonian Butte National Backcountry Byway. At 2.8 miles, turn left and travel northwest 3.3 miles until reaching the Gooseberry Trailhead. Turn left at the Gooseberry Trailhead and travel west for 1.3 miles to reach the White Trailhead, or continue straight, traveling northwest for 1.2 miles to reach the Windmill Trailhead.

Flora & Fauna [Suggest Changes]

High desert Juniper and Pinyon Pine forest.

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Oct 7, 2017
Kat Morrow
Oct 7, 2017
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