Located in Green River, Wyoming, Fast Exit is a trail for the thrill-seeker. This one-mile, intermediate-level route promises a quick adrenaline fix, acting as a lightning-fast connection back to Parking Lot B from the broader Wilkins Peak Trail System. It's also an alternative to the Draino Trail, providing a steep, fast descent that'll have you gripping your brakes and grinning all the way down.
- Distance: 1 mile
- Level: Intermediate
- Route Type: Point to Point
- Location: Green River, Wyoming
- Top Intersection: N41 29.795 W109 24.468
- Bottom Intersection: N41 29.632 W109 25.365
The Route: High-Speed Connections
Starting from the top intersection of Draino, Fast Exit follows the ridgeline for 0.28 miles before turning right. It crosses the NoMoJo trail and goes straight down the hill, where the gradient sharply increases. Prepare to hold on tight during a super steep, rutted section before eventually crossing the wash and connecting back to Draino.
- High-Speed Descent: Ideal for testing your speed skills.
- Technical Sections: Loose, steep sections that make uphill rides challenging.
- Trail Connections: Intersects with Draino, NoMoJo, and Pick Your Poison.
What Riders Say: A Quick Burst of Adrenaline
- Speedy Competition: A great trail for racing against your friends, to see who can hit the bottom the fastest.
- Takeoff Alert: Think of it as a fast airplane descent—once you're ready, let it fly!
- Short and Sweet: While the trail is brief, it delivers a concentrated shot of adrenaline.
- More Please: The quick rush leaves riders wishing for a shuttle to take them back up for another go.
Tips and Cautions
- Test Run Recommended: Due to its speed and steep sections, a test run is advised before attempting a full-speed descent.
- Braking: Be prepared to grip your brakes tightly, especially in the rutted areas.
- Tire Check: Ensure your tires are in excellent condition; riders have reported blowing out tires trying to set speed records.
Fast Exit lives up to its name, offering an exhilarating downhill experience that serves as a fantastic finale to a day on the Wilkins Peak Trail System. Though it's technically classified as an intermediate-level trail, it presents challenges that even more advanced riders can appreciate. A word of advice: strap in and prepare for a ride that will leave you yearning for another quick shot of adrenaline.