Zippety Do Da

Fruita

Zippety Do Da provides the fast downhill bombs, swoop and flow, and visually-stunning ridgeline singletrack that put Fruita on the map.

Mountain Biking Difficult

Distance
11 km
Ascent
277 m
Descent
278 m
Duration
0-1 hrs
Low Point
1.5 km
High Point
1.7 km
Gradient
Zippety Do Da Map

Zippety Do Da is one of the original trails in the North Fruita Desert that helped put Fruita on the mountain bike map. The singletrack flows along treeless desert ridges, plummeting sharply down the back side of the rolls in the ridge only to rocket back up the next ridge.

Description

The flow is incredible, the speed bordering on scary. The commitment required to drop into the descents fast enough to make it up the next steep ridge actually requires advanced-level mountain bike skills, although the singletrack isn't actually rocky or technical. While a confident intermediate rider could probably tackle this trail, it's surprisingly challenging.

The 18 Road Trail System offers many climbs and options to get to the top of Zippety Do Da, but two of the most popular are Prime Cut (mapped here) and Western Zippety. However you choose to get up, the descent down Zippety is guaranteed to put a smile on your face!

Difficulty

Difficult

Mostly stable trail tread with some variability featuring larger and more unavoidable obstacles that may include, but not be limited to: bigger stones, roots, steps, and narrow curves. Compared to lower intermediate, technical difficulty is more advanced and grades of slopes are steeper. Ideal for upper intermediate riders.

Extreme Exposure

4 out of 4

Some trail sections are extremely exposed where falling will almost certainly result in serious injury or death.

Remoteness

2 out of 4

Away from help but easily accessed.

Best time to visit

February, March, April, May, September, October, November

Features

  • Flow

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