2.3 miles
Distance
408 ft
Climb
-451 ft
Descent
00:39:02
Avg time

Above Abyss Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
    • Dirtbike/Moto
  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T1 Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • Global Ranking
    #54182 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #8095 in E-Biking
  • Local Popularity
    55 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 85 in E-Biking
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
    • 5 in Dirtbiking
  • Land Manager
    BLM

An additional option on the famous Slickrock Loop that takes you on vast sandstone sections.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Above Abyss mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -43 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,423 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,654 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,561 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,518 ft
  • Grade
    -0.35%
  • Grade max
    -30.688%
  • Grade min
    20.962%
  • Distance climb
    1 mile
  • Distance down
    1 mile
  • Distance flat
    731 ft
  • Avg time
    00:39:02
  • Avg reverse time
    00:41:09
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Status:
on Feb 23, 2021
Dry
Avg: 4 (4 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • mountain biking recent
  • mountain biking (>6 month)
  • hiking (1 year)
  • moto (1 year)
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      Above Abyss Trail Reports

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 3 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 26 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      All
      • 44 rides
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      2 Reviews & Comments

      • + 0
      erikober (Oct 30, 2020 at 16:27)
       The entrances of this trail are not marked, but if you look around the ground following the map you should see it pretty quickly. Its only marked with small white paint dots, which are hard to follow at times. Not much easier than slickrock, just fewer long punchy steep climbs.
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      • + 0
      HaBwjk (Mar 6, 2021 at 19:49)
       This is NOT easier than slick rock. After riding out on the practice loop and to the intersection of above the abyss my partner and I decided to take an “easier” blue back instead of the 5 mile black on slick rock. We were off our bikes and hiking probably 75% of the trail. Versus maybe 20% on slick rock. Just stick to slick rock and skip this.
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      Above Abyss Moab Utah
      5:58 | 161 | Oct 23, 2020 , Moab