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A challenging bike trail over steep terrain and spectacular landscape.
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Kane Creek, Moab, UT
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The geology in Utah with the buttes, the petrified desert, canyons etc. is outstanding. The Amasa does not disappoint. Travel through for breathtaking views

Thank Susan B
Reviewed April 30, 2018

Lower and Upper Hymasa and Upper and Lower Captain Ahab make for an outstanding half-day bike ride. Take you helmet (and armour too).

Thank n s
Reviewed February 7, 2018

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

1  Thank dc243180
Reviewed April 10, 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 October 17, 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 October 12, 2016

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

Thank Cheryl B
Reviewed September 30, 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

1  Thank michaelfU8928UH
Reviewed June 17, 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 May 18, 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 May 17, 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
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