4,510 ft
Distance
92 ft
Climb
-148 ft
Descent
00:37:07
Avg time
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    BLM
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Pothole Arch Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Amasa Back
    Moab, Utah
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Blue (2 votes)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular in reverse
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #7101 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #74466 in Trail Running
    • #54745 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    80 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 80 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    BLM

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Pothole Arch is a highly rated 4,510 ft popular black diamond singletrack trail located near Moab Utah. This mountain bike primary trail can be used both directions. On average it takes 37 minutes to complete this trail.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Pothole Arch mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -56 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,540 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,637 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,616 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,560 ft
  • Grade
    -1.249%
  • Grade max
    -60.062%
  • Grade min
    49.934%
  • Distance climb
    1,902 ft
  • Distance down
    2,231 ft
  • Distance flat
    377 ft
  • Avg time
    00:37:07
  • Avg reverse time
    00:29:27
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on May 5, 2022
Dry
Avg: 4.05 (18 votes)
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
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  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Pothole Arch Trail Reports

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      May 5, 2022 @ 10:53am
      May 5, 2022
      May 5, 2022 @ 10:18am
      May 5, 2022
      Jun 8, 2021 @ 8:00am
      Jun 8, 2021
      reporter
      Feb 28, 2021 @ 5:28pm
      Feb 28, 2021
      Running like a dream! But the paint is pretty well gone, makes route finding a bit of a challenge.
      Mar 28, 2020 @ 8:37am
      Mar 28, 2020
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 1 rides
      • 17 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 112 rides
      • 16 miles avg distance
      All
      • 1,008 rides
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      Photos

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      Jul 11, 2019 @ 4:54pm
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      Jul 11, 2019 @ 4:53pm
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      162 |
      Jan 7, 2018 @ 12:14pm
      Jan 7, 2018
      382 |
      Jun 5, 2013 @ 1:56pm
      Jun 5, 2013
      | 2 comments

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      tmccabe84 (Oct 14, 2019 at 12:38)
       This trail is pretty fun, reminiscent of the openness of Bartlett or Slickrock. The arch is garbage though. Go for the extra mileage, not the landmark.
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      Videos

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      Beating the odds on Amasa Back
      21:21 | 26 | Apr 2, 2022 , Moab
      Smashing Rocks to Pothole Arch!
      12:41 | 79 | Mar 24, 2021 , Moab
      Hi-Lo wallride
      0:15 | 230 | Dec 19, 2015 , Moab
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