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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
Trailforks scans users ridelogs to determine the most popular direction each trail is ridden. A good flowing trail network will have most trails flowing in a single direction according to their intension.
The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine the last time a trail was ridden.
  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
ContributeDetails
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular

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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
  • Other Other
      Some of Moab's best enduro riding and most spectacular scenery, located so close to town you don't even need a car. Hit Ahab for a quick loop after work, session it a few times, or hit Jackson's for incredible views of the Colorado River.

      NOTE: No ebikes or motors of any kind on the singletrack!
      Primary Trail Type: All-Mountain & Downhill
      eBikes Allowed: No
      Spring Lake google parking directions
      Region Supporters & Maintainers
      Region Details
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 9
      • 4


      Open on Apr 22, 2019
      Local Trail Association
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      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #66
      State Ranking
      #6
      Trails (view details)
      23
      Trails Mountain Bike
      19
      Trails E-Bike
      1
      Trails Hike
      23
      Trails Trail Running
      23
      Total Distance
      29 miles
      Total Descent
      5,768 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,119 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      5,065 ft
      Reports
      211
      Photos
      315
      Ridden Counter
      11,266

      Photos of Amasa Back Mountain Bike

      309 |
      Jan 19, 2018 @ 2:01pm
      Jan 19, 2018
      trail: Pothole Arch
      50 |
      Jan 7, 2018 @ 12:14pm
      Jan 7, 2018
      trail: HyMasa
      158 |
      Jan 18, 2017 @ 2:52pm
      Jan 18, 2017
      987 |
      Jul 6, 2015 @ 10:19am
      Jul 6, 2015
      | 1 comments

      Videos of Amasa Back Mountain Bike

      TOPO BROS // Moab, UT
      2:05 | 222 | Feb 21, 2018
      Captain Ahab upper and lower
      1:02 | 76 | Feb 11, 2018
      captain ahab
      5:23 | 54 | Jan 15, 2018
      'Utah, get me 2'
      4:14 | 50 | Oct 18, 2017

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #481074stickboyjpaddridelogApr 25, 2019 ride log
      Apr 26, 2019 @ 8:53am
      7 mins
      user #505619sdumbletaddridelogApr 19, 2019 ride log
      Apr 26, 2019 @ 4:04am
      5 hours
      user #58191trailrunnerxaddridelogApr 25, 2019 ride log
      Apr 26, 2019 @ 1:52am
      7 hours
      user #985046idle816addridelogApr 24, 2019 ride log
      Apr 26, 2019 @ 12:22am
      9 hours
      user #1500006bismoaddridelogApr 25, 2019 ride log
      Apr 25, 2019 @ 7:38pm
      13 hours

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #566091emanuelLystrailJacksonLoose steep switchbacks. Awesome views....
      Apr 24, 2019 @ 4:28pm
      2 days
      user #1329842shred-hardertrailRockstackerNot the most difficult trail in Moab! Portal,...
      Mar 29, 2019 @ 5:17pm
      Mar 29, 2019
      user #1293070atfarleytrailCaptain Ahab (lower)Absolutly no way this is double black. This is...
      Mar 1, 2019 @ 6:13pm
      Mar 1, 2019
      user #175226mnortontrailRockstackerRode this trail for the first time while...
      Nov 19, 2018 @ 10:30am
      Nov 19, 2018
      user #1098200LKL1trailPot Hole ArchAn “easy” black trail, it’s short and...
      Nov 18, 2018 @ 7:36am
      Nov 18, 2018

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      PB News Articles

      Jan 28, 2019
      Video: Moab's Captain Ahab Like You've Never Seen Before in 'Transcend' Video: Moab's Captain Ahab Like You've Never Seen Before in 'Transcend'
      Braydon Bringhurst turned a familiar trail on its head by heading up it.
      Sep 4, 2018
      5 Years of Photography with Niner Bikes' In-House Photographer 5 Years of Photography with Niner Bikes' In-House Photographer
      Ian Hylands took on a role as full-time in-house photographer for Niner Bikes in 2013. These are his best images from the past five years on the job.
      Jul 8, 2015
      Video: Stoked on Moab with Amanda Cordell Video: Stoked on Moab with Amanda Cordell
      After watching this video, you'll want to book a trip to Moab in the Fall to ride Captain Ahab.
      Sep 19, 2014
      Video: Greanya Season Ender Video: Greanya Season Ender
      Ten-years-old and absolutely killing it.
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