4.2 miles
Distance
789 ft
Climb
-1,441 ft
Descent
01:04:44
Avg time

Captain Ahab Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
  • Global Ranking
    #66

Jewel of the Amasa Back area, relatively new to the other trails. Fun transitions and some great little rock drops. Hymasa is a bit easier, so if you are unsure of your skill, start there, and then climb back up Hymasa to do Captain Ahab.

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More Stats for Captain Ahab mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -652 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,002 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,921 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,697 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,044 ft
  • Grade
    -2.96%
  • Grade max
    -46.137%
  • Grade min
    50.094%
  • Distance climb
    1.5 miles
  • Distance down
    2.5 miles
  • Distance flat
    846 ft
  • Avg time
    01:04:44
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Status:
on Oct 7, 2016
Dry
Avg: 4.5 (40 votes)

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Captain Ahab Trail Reports

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Nov 22, 2016 @ 10:30am
Nov 22, 2016
Captain Ahab, San Bernardino
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Nov 22, 2016 @ 10:30am
Nov 22, 2016
Captain Ahab, San Bernardino
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Nov 18, 2016 @ 5:16pm
Nov 18, 2016
Captain Ahab, Moab
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Nov 18, 2016 @ 5:16pm
Nov 18, 2016
Captain Ahab, Moab

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4 Reviews & Comments

  • + 3
flag danny (Nov 9, 2014 at 21:10)
 double black rating seems a bit exaggerated. I would consider this a black.
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  • + 3
flag Blawrence (Mar 25, 2015 at 7:41)
 Double black is probably there for the 5% of the trail with exposure and drops--mostly near the bottom.
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  • + 2
flag todd (Mar 25, 2015 at 20:40)
 I rode it at the end of a long day, and it seemed harder then it was. I got out there last week, and relative to the other trails and moab in general, definitely more of a single diamond. It is officially changed.
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  • + 1
flag Anthonyfonzi (Mar 31, 2016 at 5:08)
 One of the coolest trail I have ridden.
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Videos

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End of Captain Ahab
0:10 | 30 | Nov 6, 2016 , Moab
Mountain Biking Captain Ahab in Moab, Utah
48 | Oct 31, 2016 , Moab
Captain Ahab - Moab
3:11 | 123 | Aug 6, 2016 , Moab
Moby Dick
0:09 | 80 | May 16, 2016 , Moab

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