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Article: Dirtying the Body and Cleansing the Mind on the White Rim Trail
By Matt Miller

Posted on November 19, 2019

About Matt Miller: Matt joined Singletracks as staff writer in 2018 after he finished a journalism degree at MSU-Denver. You can find him on his home trails around Golden, Colorado. Connect with him on Instagram or email (matt@singletracks).

Riders on Hydro Flask WRExcerpt: "Rim Tours makes the three-day White Rim exploration easy on the legs. Within an hour or so, we stop at Musselman Arch, which is like a natural, narrow, elevated sidewalk that connects one cliff with another. Another few miles down the trail, we stop for lunch, before I’ve really worked up an appetite. Deli sandwiches on whole grain bread with salad and cookies were on the menu. Every time we ate, our guides pulled out a little bucket with a soap dispenser and a foot operated water pump sink. Even though we were already a little sticky with sweat and dirt, there was no sense in eating like animals."

"At a ten-mile-per-hour pace, with multiple breaks and off-trail sight-seeing, we spent much more time outside of camp than I assumed, and that’s quite alright. The urge to check my phone went away and we took it one rest stop and meal at a time."
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Article: Utah, Moab: Mountain biking in Canyonlands National Park and Arches National Park
By Mark Daffey
Posted on July 15, 2019

About Mark Daffey: Mark writes for the Sydney Morning-Herald and Melbourne’s The Age. He visited Moab courtesy of Cruise America and the Moab Area Travel Council.

Utah, Moab: Mountain biking in Canyonlands National Park Read more: http://www.traveller.com.au/united-states-utah-moab-mountain-biking-in-canyonlands-national-park-and-arches-national-park-h1g3lg#ixzz5vCEA2mua Follow us: @TravellerAU on Twitter | TravellerAU on FacebookExcerpt: "Tourists come to the Utah desert town of Moab to explore the sculptured red sandstone found in Arches and Canyonlands National Parks. Mountain bikers come here to ride it.

Moab's reputation as the mountain biking capital of the world is well earned. As one of the sport's pioneering destinations, and with more than 350 kilometres of singletracks built and maintained with local council help, no place on Earth comes close to matching it."
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Article: Chasing the Tune of Kokopelli
By Maureen Gaffney
Posted on June 11, 2018

About Maureen Gaffney: Maureen lives in Larkspur, CA and when she's not riding singletrack or writing for magazines, she works for the San Francisco Bay Trail Project.

Camp-by-Tom-GlodowskiExcerpt: "While spinning out several long, straight miles in a vast open plain, animal prints in the path ahead caught my attention. “Hmmm, dog…” I thought, offhandedly. But wait. Nobody’s walking a Labradoodle out here, no Feefie, no Fluffy—these are wild animal tracks to be sure, coyote being the most likely candidate. It thrilled me that despite my pesky presence here, this and other largely wild places still exist, that leash-less things rule the roost out here. My internal turntable played the chorus to “Wondering Where the Lions Are…” for a bit, and this distracted me through the next six miles or so. "
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Article: Biking Bears Ears: Getting Dirty in a Contested National Monument
By Maureen Gaffney
Posted on July 21, 2017

About Maureen Gaffney: Maureen lives in Larkspur, CA and when she's not riding singletrack or writing for magazines, she works for the San Francisco Bay Trail Project.

Bears Ears down to Cathedral ButteExcerpt: "Having survived the windstorm, stocked up on French toast, bacon and coffee, we rolled out ahead of the rig that teetered under the weight of our collective goods—bags, tents, backpacks, food, beer, spare bike and more. Great sweeping views to the Needles and the distant Abajo range, folded canyons and valleys in the foreground with names that epitomized the west: Beef Basin, Dugout Ranch, Dark Canyon, etc. While the new gravel-grinding craze somewhat mystifies me (in my day we called this “the shitty fire road part” and strove to avoid it at all costs), out here in a place so different from my California homeland, or the awesome-but-intense trails of Moab, I welcomed the chance to look up and out for sustained periods of time, taking in the immensity of this place. "
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Article: Riding Like Royalty: Mountain Biking the Rim of the Grand Canyon with Rim Tours
By Maureen Gaffney
Posted on Oct 20, 2016

About Maureen Gaffney: Maureen lives in Larkspur, CA and when she's not riding singletrack or writing for magazines, she works for the San Francisco Bay Trail Project.

A mountain bike rider on the Rainbow Rim Trail section of the North Rim of the Grand CanyonExcerpt: "Yes, it’s flowy and there’ll be no hucking, no gap jumps, and no hanging off the back having the rear tire hit ya where the good lord split ya, but I always say if it’s not technical enough for you, go faster. To me, this is the perfect trip for the couple that contains one hardcore and one newbie. There’s just no way the hardcore can’t love these trails, the views, the nature immersion, for this is the essence of mountain biking. For the newbie, yeah, maybe they do some walking here and there, but he’ll soon forget that part and become a convert."
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Article: Over the Handlebars in Moab
Posted on Oct 6, 2016

About Sol Jorn: "Travel-Write-Photograph. The light in life is knowing we give all our time, all our mulah and every inch of our gusto to the space in our heads and hearts that screams there is so much more to know and learn. As of now we are travelling the United States and Canada in an 18 foot travel trailer."

Sol Jorn blog authors Matt and Anna jumping with joy at Dead Horse PointExcerpt: "Having limited experience with mountain biking, the terrain was challenging but with the help of our guide Marla, who has so much soul and love for life, we were on our way to loving a new sport. Both rocks and sand created the obstacles and it was a head game to overcome them. I was truly disappointed that the camera wasn’t rolling when I went completely over my handle bars, smashing to the ground with the eloquence of a toddler in a bouncy castle, with more thud than bounce. I’m still bruised and also bummed I didn’t make it through that section. Fortunately, the more coordinated half of the team dominated and made it look easy. The nice thing about mountain biking in Dead Horse State Park is that when you have to dust yourself off, at least you have amazing views to pick you back up."

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Article: Life Elevated: an unforgettable week in Utah
Posted on Mar 10, 2016

About AdVinetures: "We are avid lovers of both travel and wine. Between us we have visited more than 75 countries and tasted wines from across the globe."

Dead Horse"Established in Moab in 1985, owner Kirstin Peterson has built a fantastic reputation within the community as the most reputable biking guides around that make safety and their clients’ enjoyment their top priority. Our guide Dave was completely consistent with what we had heard from the locals, first ascertaining our experience and comfort level and then making a couple of suggestions based on what time would permit for our ride. He ended up taking us to Dead Horse Point State Park, a spot that afforded incredible panoramic views of mountains, reefs and canyons with very little traffic. In fact, during the 3 hours we spent with Dave, we only ran into one other mountain biker. We had, almost completely to ourselves, a network of trails that offered the full spectrum from easy to moderate to quite technical trails."

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Matt Atterbury
Matt Atterbury
11:51 25 Apr 24
We had an excellent day of instruction. The instructor tailored everything to our level and needs and was clear and patient. Highly recommended.
Jorge Fernandez
Jorge Fernandez
14:52 07 Apr 24
Tour was awesome! Our guide Julie was incredibly patient showing us the ropes as first-timers, including our kids, and we had a wonderful time despite the challenge. I would highly recommend the company if you're looking to book a ride in Moab.
Neilson McLean
Neilson McLean
04:07 22 Mar 24
Brian was an incredible guide. Very tailored experience
Jacquie Gold
Jacquie Gold
02:05 19 Oct 23
Jenna & Marla were fantastic today for our Women’s Quest retreat mountain biking day! Each were attentive , knowledgeable and super caring! We appreciated how you took care of all of us! Moab trails did not disappoint!!
philip logan
philip logan
21:36 17 Oct 23
Rim tours provided the perfect rides for my first trip to Moab. All of the guides--I rode with Beth, Breed, and Brian--were expert leaders. They provided insightful feedback on my riding and ensured I made it home in once piece. 10/10 would ride with them again.
Jonathan Lister
Jonathan Lister
00:37 17 Oct 23
Amy Lovato
Amy Lovato
15:36 16 Oct 23
The views on the White Rim tour were magical. The guides were professional, patient, friendly, and fun while herding all levels of bikers to the same camp each day. The food was incredible!!
Alexandria
Alexandria
03:27 21 Sep 23
Matt is the best 💥 Highly recommend!
Marek Paul
Marek Paul
02:39 20 Jul 23
Wow!!! It was one of the greatest places I have ridden my bike. This is so scenic that you cannot imagine. There are plenty of trails, we did only couple during half day. We did it in July so it was really hot. A day before I was not sure if we should do it during summertime, but… totally worth it. If you ride your bike quite often and are used to higher temperatures it is not that bad. On the other hand, pre-hydrate and hydrate during the trip, it is extremely important. The last thing, our guide Noel, he is a phenomenal guide, and a great person. He know a lot, and can describe the history, geology etc. Worth asking for Noel if you like scenic trails and great atmosphere. RIM TOURS 💪🏻💪🏻💪🏻
Sarah O'Connor
Sarah O'Connor
03:32 20 May 23
We had an excellent 3 days with Rim tours. We had Jeff, Zach and Matt as our guides over the three days. We did Amasa back, porcupine rim and mag7. Jeff was awesome at helping us find alternative lines and safer lines on certain features. All the guides were knowledgeable and fun to ride with (and patient when some of the group was slower!) Also, really appreciate and love the fauna and flora knowledge they all provided. The rental bikes were awesome. Sandwiches and lunch were great too everyday. Overall a really enjoyable experience with rim tours! We will definitely book with them again next time. Thanks again for an amazing tour of Moab riding!
Savannah Brown
Savannah Brown
17:43 27 Apr 23
Sam was such a great tour guide and made our ride in Dead Horse so awesome. It was my boyfriends first time mountain biking and Sam gave him enough info to get him going without overloading. Plus the views were spectacular and a great way to see Canyonlands from above. Highly recommend Rim Tours.
Serge Zaretsky
Serge Zaretsky
20:09 23 Oct 21
Run don't walk to get a guided experience from Rim Tours. Superb value and truly amazing guides. We had Sam for Deadhorse and Navajo Rocks. We appreciated so much his ability to cater to our abilities, to keep us feeling safe but also push to level up our abilities. I also had the pleasure of riding with Bryan the Whole Enchilada and it was an insanely memorable experience. He delivered the pace and the lines so that I safely send it for nearly 4h down the epic trail. Can't wait to come back!
b f31415
b f31415
13:20 23 Sep 19
wow, just did the 4 day white rim tour with guides dave and beth. incredible experience. beth and dave were great guides. the tour was a great mix of riding, side hikes to interesting locations and landmarks, with beth and dave providing local insights and knowledge about each stopping point. beth and dave would give us heads up as to the upcoming terrain so we knew what to expect riding wise and not be surprised. the food was terrific. the views of the landscape, stars and milky way where simply amazing. maybe most importantly, beth and dave clearly had a reverence for where they were taking us, shared that reverence with us, and i think the whole group picked up and absorbed some of that.
Nate Ryan
Nate Ryan
21:16 10 Sep 19
Very good price for bike rental and a guide in a great small group. Well placed into group of fairly similar skills. Lots of fun!
Phil Bergen
Phil Bergen
19:34 23 Aug 19
Tours are lead by skilled and knowledgeable guides who are able to provide a challenging and rewarding experience to each rider ! Everyone had an awesome time! - Big thanks to Bill and Marcey!
Betty Olson
Betty Olson
16:33 25 Jun 19
Rim Tours has great locations, great guides, great food and after four trips with them, all the riders agree it was a great adventure. The scenery is great on every trip and the service just as well. Great guides who work hard making great food, sharing their knowledge and making sure all participants know what to expect so they can plan accordingly. I have done 5 multi day trips and every one is special. White Rim is a must do. Just did Bears Ears so a shout out to guides Mike and Reid. Anytime I'm near Moab I check to see if I can work a trip in.
Chadd Braine
Chadd Braine
01:44 08 Jun 19
Went in a half-day tour. There were four people in our group and none of us were mountain bikers. Everyone was athletic though and we managed to have a great time with the help of our guide Brooks. It is very challenging, each of us fell but they were minor falls. It is a tiring 2 1/2 trip but well worth it. Great workout, great bike, great scenery!
Ricky Houghton
Ricky Houghton
16:49 29 May 19
When riding new trails, especially some of the more technical trails like Captain Ahab, a guide is valuable and a great guide is invaluable. Our experience with Rim over the past two years has been exceptional and the guides have been invaluable in our enjoying Moab. The 4 guides we've had from Rim were amazing, each had a great personality, good people to chat with and interact with during the breaks and before/after the ride. Each took some time to understand our ability and help us pick lines on some of the more technical stuff - we received advice on when to haul it on a trail and when to slow down due to hairy turns, loose material or surprises. It just makes for a better ride when you can let loose and trust the guy in front of you instead of wondering what is in front of you on new or technical trails. Our experience with Rim has been great, the people from the front office to the tour guides have exceeded expectations. (Other guides - in other states- didn't measure up to Rim, the Rim folks seems to love what they do.)One note, we like having our own bikes - we didn't realize until after we arrived that you can send your bikes to Rim and have them assemble them for you. This makes things a bit easier and I wish we had done that.
Dan Steinberg
Dan Steinberg
22:47 28 Apr 19
Out group of six (4 adults + 13 and 16 year olds) did the introductory half day ride at the courthouse loop. It was everything I had hoped it would be after reading the reviews. None of us had been mountain biking before, but our guide did a great job of showing us the ropes. The course starts easy enough, and gets harder along the way. Definitely a great workout! The bikes they use are fantastic -- excellent shocks, brakes, and controls. All six of us had a fantastic experience and although this was "introductory", felt like the "real deal" mountain biking. Would definitely recommend!
Roseann Iovine
Roseann Iovine
20:18 19 Apr 19
Great company! Bill and Russ were excellent guides! We did some challenging riding and learned a lot about the area. Highly recommend Rim.
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Jennifer Arnoldus Smith
Jennifer Arnoldus Smith
2022-10-24
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Took a mountain bike tour with my family. We were beginners and they did a great job teaching us and making it really fun!
Josh Ray
Josh Ray
2022-09-25
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Absolutely incredible trip to Moab thanks to Rim Tours!! Jeff led us through The Whole Enchilada from Burrow Pass down, and Carl and Sam took us through Navajo Rocks the next day. All the guides were exceptional riders, educators, and kept us safe and on track for the best experience possible. 10 out of 10 would recommend riding with any of these guys! 🙌 🚴 🏔
Andrew Ortman
Andrew Ortman
2022-09-03
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Highly recommend Rim Tours for mountain bike tours in Moab UT. We had a great time on the 1/2 day tour in Dead Horse state park. Our guide Noel was awesome and very knowledgeable in the history of the area.
Dave Bulten
Dave Bulten
2022-08-23
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Excellent adventure! The staff bent over backwards to accommodate our requests. Russ was a superb guide! Highly recommend Rim Tours!
Jeremy Geier
Jeremy Geier
2022-08-12
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Fantastic experience riding with Melissa at Dead Horse Point state park!
Roger Lange Morf
Roger Lange Morf
2022-07-03
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Looking for Singletracks? No E-Bikes in sight? A technical fun-ride? In touch with Mesa-cliffs? Then surf Moabs Navajo Rocks! Breed shows you his playground with competence.
Les Blizzard
Les Blizzard
2022-07-02
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Their itinerary and Proffesional staff both in the office and tour guides are second to none. Our tour guide Matt was very friendly and was able to evaluate my daughters and my skills and quickly built on those skills to navigate the terrain of Dead Horse Point. We had a great time and enjoyed the ride very much.
Jamie Cheney
Jamie Cheney
2022-03-12
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This was the second trip in 5 years I arranged for my family with Rim Tours. The second was just as fabulous as the first. After scheduling on line I received a consultative phone call form a woman in the office confirming our skill and interest levels which ended up changing our tour (for the better). Our guides Matt and Brian were pleasant, patient with all the riders (and skill levels), and they shared much about the geology, rockhounding, and trial building history of the area. Bikes were awesome and terrain/views could not have been better. We will back for another tour - next time to Klondike Bluff.
David Bader
David Bader
2021-10-09
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I recently took my first trip with Rim Tours and loved the entire experience. Great equipment and even better guides. Jeff and Sam were amazing.
Lorraine DiTucci Healy
Lorraine DiTucci Healy
2021-09-22
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Great experience. Our guide, Marla, was extremely knowledgeable and able to accommodate our multi level group really well. I highly recommend it! A lot of fun!

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