This trail was originally built by the Grand Mesa Jeep Club and the club has maintained it as an adopt-a-trail ever since. The trail follows a dry wash, climbing over boulders, with the second half of the trail getting harder and body damage likely.

Billings Canyon

Description

Highlights

"The Gatekeeper” is near the beginning of the trail and gives you an idea of what you’re in for. “The Waterfall” is a large ledge requiring careful line picking and just the right amount of throttle. “Roger’s Wreck” is an optional obstacle where the driver must straddle a large gap. Get too far to either side and the vehicle may end up on its side. The “Table Top” is a challenging section requiring careful tire placement.

Minimum Requirements

“The Gatekeeper” is near the beginning of the trail and gives you an idea of what you’re in for. “The Waterfall” is a large ledge requiring careful line picking and just the right amount of throttle. “Roger’s Wreck” is an optional obstacle where the driver must straddle a large gap. Get too far to either side and the vehicle may end up on its side. The “Table Top” is a challenging section requiring careful tire placement.

Mileage

Close to town and easy to get to, with a large staging area for parking tow rigs.  The actual trail is a couple miles long.

Difficulty

Difficult.  Minimum requirements:  37” tires, winch, 2 locking differentials

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