Copper Ridge

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4.5/5 (3 reviews)
Moab, Utah (Grand County)
Last Updated: 05/05/2022
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Copper Ridge is a popular Easter Jeep Safari route that combines numerous trails within this scenic region north of Moab. The trail begins with a stop at a fantastic dinosaur track site with multiple large footprints left behind in the sandstone. You'll then work your way over to what's left of the 1969 movie set for the movie "Blue." The trail then travels to the white slick rock and more challenging obstacles. In the distance, you'll have spectacular views of the Arches National Park rock formations and further the Las Sal mountains. Waypoint 21 will test your vehicle's climbing abilities and your nerves. The final point of interest is the Seven Mile Canyon pour-off. You can park right on the cliff's edge and reflect on the epic day you just had on the trail.

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4.5/5 (3)
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Rated 5/5
Visited: 01/20/2024
Difficulty Accuracy: Spot On

Really fun trail for exploring. Drove it in a Hummer H2 on 33s with a small lift. One large drop that we needed to stack rocks to get down. Otherwise no issues. We never saw any other vehicles on the trail while we were on it.
Visited: 05/04/2022
Difficulty Accuracy: Harder

Mostly just a nice drive through the desert. A few areas of wide open slick rock. As you creep across the moonscape at waypoint 14 be sure to watch for white lines carefully. It's easy to get lost. Stay far right. The final obstacle is difficult and badly eroded on the left approach. The trail is a solid 3/4 with the last obstacle a 6/7.
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Rated 4/5
Visited: 03/03/2022

We ran this route from north to south; we had to climb up the hard part at WP 21, which was awesome. The dino tracks are an excellent way to begin the morning. I have issues with my legs, so I appreciated being allowed to drive up to the dino tracks. It was a fun rock crawl getting up there too. The highlights were driving on the white sandstone and seeing all the different landscapes. This is one of those trails that has a little of everything. You get scenery, and you get some exciting challenges along the way.
Trail Review: Copper Ridge - Bobby Nelson
Trail Review: Copper Ridge - Bobby Nelson
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