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Amasa Back Trail

Kane Creek, Moab, UT
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A challenging bike trail over steep terrain and spectacular landscape.
  • Excellent86%
  • Very good7%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“single track” (2 reviews)
“slick rock” (2 reviews)
“porcupine” (3 reviews)
Kane Creek, Moab, UT
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

This starts with a fun but technical downhill to a creek crossing, then a long climb to the top, complete with a view of the potash production across the valley. There is plenty of exposure and great views. The ride down is a blast -...More

Thank Live4VacationTrips
Reviewed 18 October 2016

The trails in Moab get steeper, longer, more rugged, and more scenic... but Amasa Back is a great ride for the whole range of skill levels. Importantly, Amasa Back is the connector trail up to Captain Ahab, which is a really fun loop. If you're...More

Thank jbinmn
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Absolutely stunning Moab scenery! Challenging trail - an excellent work out! Nice intro to Moab! worth the effort

Thank Cheryl B
Reviewed 1 October 2016

I rode from town, so didn't have so much time nor energy to do a big loop. My tracker showed just under 4km for the Hymasa and Cliffhanger Loop portions I rode. I'm probably an intermediate rider and walked a few short sections. In particular,...More

Thank michaelfU8928UH
Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

Classic ride with an amazing view at the top looking over the Coloredo. Not my favorite, especially with Hymasa as a more user friendly option. Better as a downhill ride than uphill.

Thank Fundad H
Reviewed 19 May 2016

The must do trails at Amassa back are Hymasa and Captain Ahab. Captain Ahab is downhill only and for good reason. Initially you will be sharing the trail with ATV'ers and motorcyclists but don't let this turn you off as the trails eventually separate if...More

Thank SSJeep
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Love the new singletrack that follows and crosses the jeep road. So much fun and not terribly technical but it is uphill so good lungs and legs are helpful! For a more challenging ride head back down via the more difficult trail (Captain Ahab) or...More

Thank MoxieMichelle
Reviewed 30 April 2016

what a pretty drive .what a great place to visit . highly recommend the drive for sight seers . love it and would do it again

Thank jhowie
Reviewed 29 February 2016

First, you picture of the Monitor and Merrimac, not Amsma Back. It is usually a wild, very wild jeep ride that I walked. Not for the faint of heart.

Thank PH741780
Reviewed 30 September 2015

I tried Slickrock and my boyfriend did Porcupine (but it was too difficult for me) and I definitly prefered Amasa ! It was hard (I'm intermediate/advanced) but I enjoyed it more than slickrock because you first climb up then down and on your way down...More

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