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Amasa Back - Utah

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The Amasa Back trail is one of the classic Mountain bike rides in Moab, Utah. It ascends from the Colorado River, climbing up onto an outcropping of rock. Read more

place Moab,

link www.utahmountainbiking.com

 

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Trail Reviews Summary

Fun factor
Fun factor 8.0000 out of 10
Trail variety
Trail variety 4.0000 out of 10
Trail quality
Trail quality 6.0000 out of 10
Facilities
Facilities 6.0000 out of 10
Location
Location 9.0000 out of 10

"Great half abandoned trail!"
Review by: JeffB on 14 August 2017


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Description

The Amasa Back trail is one of the classic Mountain bike rides in Moab, Utah. It ascends from the Colorado River, climbing up onto an outcropping of rock.

This is the best short ride in the Moab Area. If you are arriving in Moab late in the afternoon and want to get in a quick ride, drive to the trailhead and do this one.

This out-and-back trail offers some technical ledge climbs and lots of slickrock near the apex. The views of Jackson Hole (a large butte) and the Colorado River are amazing. A sandy spur at 2.4 miles from the trailhead (8.3 miles from Moab) also goes out to a must-see view.

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Nearest Town: Moab
Website: www.utahmountainbiking.com

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Please note: Distance is calculated as air distance or "as the crow flies" the most direct route between two points, so the distance by road maybe slightly longer.

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Last modified: 2013-01-23 11:25:06
Amasa Back - Utah 3.5 out of 5 based on 1 ratings. 1 user reviews.

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