Amasa Back / Ahab

Climb for 1,200 vertical feet over ledgy slickrock, descend famous Captain Ahab

Amasa Back had been a favorite ride since the beginning and now has a world class upgrade with singletrack routes uphill on the Hymasa Trail, and downhill on the much buzzed about Captain Ahab Trail. The classic technical jeep trail still challenges any rider’s ability and climbs for 1,200 vertical feet over ledgy slickrock offering amazing views of the Colorado River, “Behind the Rocks” and La Sal Mts. at the top.

Depending on the day and what your skill set is, we have what you want with this smorgasbord of extreme riding. Offered in both half-day and full-day versions, the full-day tour travels out the mesa to Pothole Arch and returns via Captain Ahab or the gnarlier Rock Stacker and Jackson Trails.

Half-day Route Video (Hymasa/Ahab)

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Day Tour Overview

Amasa Back / Ahab

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  • Standard Price:
    Half  Day     Full Day  
    1 (solo only) $155 pp   1 (solo only) $195 pp
    2-3 $105 pp   2-3 $149 pp
    4-8 $95 pp   4-8 $144 pp
    9-13 $90 pp   9-13 $139 pp
    14-24 $85 pp   14-24 $135 pp
    25+ inquire   25+ inquire
  • Private Tour Price:
    Half Day      Full Day   
    1 $185 pp   1 $230 pp
    2-3 $135 pp   2-3 $170 pp
    4-8 $125 pp   4-8 $155 pp
    9-13 $115 pp   9-13 $145 pp
    14-24 $100 pp   14-24 $140 pp
    25+ inquire   25+ inquire

    Price includes bike. Subtract $25 own bike.
    Price does not include tax or guide gratuity.

    Overall Pricing Structure
    Bike Rentals
    Deposit / Cancellation policy

  • Departs: Standard half and full-day tours depart in the morning — time varies seasonally
  • Distance: Half-day: 10 - 12 miles; Full-day: 12 - 22 miles
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    ELEVATION PROFILE:

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    Half-day Tour (Hymasa/Ahab)

    Amasa Back Half-day Elevation Profile
     

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