698 ft
Distance
-43 ft
Descent
00:00:49
Avg time

Spanish Switchblade Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    DH, AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Global Ranking
    #5823

The trail starts with a steep entrance into the ravine. Following a narrow bench cut into the slope the trail traverses down into the river valley. The trail is steep and technical with some roots to keep things interesting.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Spanish Switchblade mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -43 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,028 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,072 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,072 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,028 ft
  • Grade
    -6.231%
  • Grade max
    -18.75%
  • Grade min
    4.944%
  • Distance down
    425 ft
  • Distance flat
    273 ft
  • Avg time
    00:00:49
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Status:
on May 17, 2016
Very Dry
Avg: 4.65 (3 votes)

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Spanish Switchblade Trail Reports

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May 17, 2016 @ 10:01am
May 17, 2016
Apr 16, 2016 @ 5:48am
Apr 16, 2016
Watch out on the first tree obstacle along the trail, the right side of the trail is eroded you might fall on the ravine if your handle bars are...
Feb 29, 2016 @ 10:12am
Feb 29, 2016
Conditions are generally icy. Very challenging even with studs.
Jun 29, 2015 @ 8:34am
Jun 29, 2015
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Aug 28, 2015 @ 10:55pm
Aug 28, 2015
Spanish Switchblade, Edmonton
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Jun 6, 2015 @ 6:29pm
Jun 6, 2015
Spanish Switchblade, Edmonton
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Jul 9, 2011 @ 11:38am
Jul 9, 2011
Spanish Switchblade, Edmonton

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