Little Canyon Singletrack
The Little Canyon ST is 2.3 miles of fairly easy riding on slickrock and singletrack. The trail leaves the Gemini Bridges road at the Metal Masher intersection and descends to a spot near the beginning of the Gold Bar Rim trail. The vertical change is 350 feet, with top altitude 4900. You can do it out-and-back, make a loop ride of 3.9 miles, or combine it with Arth's Corner for a 7.3-mile figure-8.
Loop ride with road return:
From parking on side of Metal Masher,
go south to Gemini Bridges Road
0.0   Cross Gemini Rd, south on ST
N38 35.773 W109 41.621
0.8   Cross DT N38 35.731 W109 41.006
2.0 Mag 7: keep R and begin climbing
N38 35.724 W109 40.204
2.3  Cross Gold Bar Rim Rd N38 35.881 W109 40.143
Begin Gold Bar ST
2.0 Loop : follow old DT along wash
N38 35.724 W109 40.204
2.2   L on Gold Bar Rim road N38 35.830 W109 40.264
Fight through sand and dust
2.5   L on Gemini Bridges Road  N38 35.999 W109 40.414
Potential hike-a-bike
3.9   Back at Metal Masher fork
Getting there: From I-70 and Crescent Junction, drive south on US-191 for 20 miles (about 9 miles north of the Colorado River if you're driving out from Moab) to Highway 313. Drive 13 miles on 313 to the Gemini Bridges sign and turn L onto dirt road. (For the Mag 7 ride, start here.) To start at Gemini Bridges (combining Arth's Corner), drive down the gravel road 6 miles then turn right to the Gemini Bridges parking area. To start at the Little Canyon ST, continue 1.4 miles past Gemini and turn L on the Metal Masher road and park on the shoulder.
Alternate from 191: Two miles south of the 191-313 junction, cross the railroad tracks to a dirt road. Climb a scary steep path over the skirts of the hill and follow the road 6 miles to Metal Masher.

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