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  1. Hi Becky,
    Thanks for the description, we have nothing like this is the here hence I am looking at coming over from the UK to do as much of the MOAB trails as I can (well when i say looking the flights are booked lol), and TWE is top of my list, I am looking at three days of solid riding . Plan is to get some easier rock riding trails in on the 1st day (Sliprock was suggested) then TWE on day 2 leaving a day spare at the end to explore. The only time I can get out there is early June so I am hoping the snow pack is gone to do the full run, although I am going to be honest I will be doing this on a Foes Mutz full sus fatbike so it might might make it if the bus up can! Firstly do you think its a good idea to warm up on some easy trails round there or should I just jump in to TWE and not waste time, the Muts runs 4.4 tyres and has 150mm of travel so do you think this is enough to enjoy the ride as I have seen that a few HT fatties have done it but there is a difference between doing and enjoying a trail! Also I carry a water filtering Camelpak and wondered if there were any places to refill from springs on the way??

    1. Hi Matt! You’ll love Moab 🙂 I would suggest doing the Navajo Rocks loop over Slickrock, but that’s my personal preference. As for snow in June, there might still be some… It just depends on the year. I would recommend doing a ride or two before hitting the Whole Enchilada so you get a better idea of what the riding is like in Moab. You should be fine on a fat-tire 150mm full suspension bike – it’ll roll over all the rocks! As for water, it’s best to carry all that you need because there’s very little water in the desert. Have a blast!

  2. Hi Becky,
    Yes, got it! I did Falcon Flow and Eagle Eye last year. So fun, and flowy. I guess I could take Eagle Eye and link back onto TWE at the end of Eagle Eye with the access trail.
    However, I think I’ll do TWE and do a gut/body check at the end of LPS and decide whether to keep going or not.
    Thanks for the tips! Check out Eagle Eye and Falcon Flow next time you are there.

  3. Hi,
    Thanks for the awesome break down. I’ve done Slickrock and Captain Ahab, and wondering how those trails compare. I’ve heard portions of the Whole Enchilada get extremely chunky, and for a long period of time. Captain Ahab has alot of that chunky, with medium drops, which I didn’t particularly enjoy. Is it very similar to Ahab? Or only a short stretch of it?
    In your opinion, if you’ve ridden those trails before, is the Whole Enchilada harder than those? Captain Ahab kicked my ass, but I managed it.
    any advice helps! I’m debating on starting at UPS, or doing the whole thing!

    1. Hey Dan! So parts of The Whole Enchilada are definitely similar to Captain Ahab. It actually gets harder and more like Ahab toward the end on UPS, LPS, and Porcupine Rim. The stuff higher up (Burro Pass and Hazard County) are less technical. If you want more flow and less chunk, I would recommend doing Jimmy Keen to Eagle Eye (which is new, I haven’t ridden it) to Falcon Flow. You’ll have to ride on Sand Flat Road a bit to connect them, but this descent will skip the chunky tech on the lower part of The Whole Enchilada. You could also do UPS to see how you like the riding and then decide if you want to take Eagle Eye instead. Hope that make sense!

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