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I find Amasa Back to be one of the true Moab trails with many different terrains to challenge even the pro rider. The views at the top rival any of the other high point trails surrounding Moab. You can pair a couple trails up or...More
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
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
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
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
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