Cliffhanger Trail in Moab with the Bawarrion/ORZ guys. Awesome views and technical areas, lockers are a must in a few places. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > May 29, 2012 at 9:56 AM #1 #1. This is Cliffhanger Trail in Moab Utah, an insane dirtbike trail that skirts the edge of some huge cliff lines but these riders look unfazed. There are some petroglyphs and other evidence of early visitation. Trailforks scans users ridelogs to determine the most popular direction each trail is ridden. Amasa Back / Cliffhanger is the primary entry point into one of the most fantastic mountain biking trail networks in the Moab area, connecting into Captain Ahab, Rockstacker, HyMasa, and Jacksons Trails. As you follow a narrow shelf road along a cliff edge, you drop down a scary rock ledge. That trip and the one we took earlier via the Schaffer Trail are alone worth a jeep rental from Cliffhanger when you visit Moab. Great lunch spot with views of Poison Spider Mesa Trail on other side of Colorado River. Cliffhanger. I would recommend going up the Schaffer Trail not down. Amasa Back and Cliffhanger Road Loop is a 9.2 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Moab, Utah that features a river and is rated as moderate. Watch out here, a narrow tippy ledge can quickly cause a rollover if you're not careful. Skip to primary navigation Skip to content Skip to footer. Check out the different trails in Vernal you can explore with a rental from Cliffhanger Jeep Rental in the Four Corners Area. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. I am greatly troubled by modern technology. This trail segment … from Moab into Kane Springs Creek Canyon. Maintenance was done on the road in recent years and this spot was improved. With a single point of entry and exit, you’ll get to experience all of the obstacles as you head to the lookout at the end and back. your own Pins on Pinterest The BLM is aware of this, they issued a grazing permit to the rancher running cattle on the Amasa Back (the mesa Cliff Hanger is on). Length 8.5 mi Elevation gain 1,430 ft Route type Loop Sports & Recreation Please note - there is a new gate going into the Cliff Hanger trail. But Cliffhanger, the road up to the top of the Amasa Back, started out as a Jeep road and it's still very popular with the moto crowd. The Jeep was very nice and they even gave us a phone in case we needed help. Instagram. Great mtb and jeep trail, but dirt biking is the way to do it! As for Mineral Basin you have to go down before you can go back up the same road. Trail starts immediately with difficult descent down staircase of ledges and rock obstacles. Right is out-and-back side trip to great views of Colorado River. Cliffhanger Jeep Rental, Moab Picture: Cliffhanger Jeep Rental - Check out Tripadvisor members' 34,850 candid photos and videos. To get there take Kane Creek Blvd. IMO that would be the minimum modifications to complete this trail. The trail starts with a steep downhill ledge just to get down to the first creek crossing. Stunning view at end. All in all, the clear highlight of our trip to Utah, and Cliffhanger's advice, vehicles and suggestions played a good part in that. If Kane Creek is full the crossing can become impassable. Hotels near Grandstaff Canyon Trail; Hotels near Wilson's Arch; Hotels near La Sal Mountain Loop; Hotels near Hole 'N the Rock; Hotels near Moab Information Center ; Hotels near Utah Scenic Byway 279 Rock Art Sites; Near Airports. from Moab into Kane Springs Creek Canyon. Aggressive driving can result in rollovers. At bottom, you cross creek and begin difficult climb. Although trail is not very long, allow plenty of time so you don't have to hurry. 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