12 miles
Distance
2,558 ft
Climb
-2,656 ft
Descent
3,738 ft
High Point

A challenging climb with spectacular views, followed by a long and flowing singletrack down.

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Merritt Mountain Bike Association (www.bikemerritt.com)
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
More Stats for Merritt 150+ Swakum Mountain mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -98 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,969 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,067 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,969 ft
  • Grade
    -0.161%
  • Grade max
    -34.585%
  • Grade min
    36.779%
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    5 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 miles
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  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
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  • State land
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Trail Conditions
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  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
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  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
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      Trail transparency
      Mountain Bike ride with toddler in bike trailer
      Mountain Bike ride with toddler in bike trailer
      7:26 | 114 | comments: 0 | favs:
      Jul 13, 2019
      TLT and Supra Swakum Ridge Merritt
      TLT and Supra Swakum Ridge Merritt
      3:52 | 34 | comments: 0 | favs:
      Apr 30, 2019
      MMBA Members
      Snow ride on TLT
      Snow ride on TLT
      1:33 | 104 | comments: 0 | favs:
      Apr 4, 2017
      Slight snow storm on the Tom Lacey Memorial Trail

      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

      statustraildateconditiondescription
      Tom Lacey Memorial Trail
      Mar 10, 2020 @ 10:58am
      Mar 10, 2020
      All dry, great conditions
      Dangle
      Jun 23, 2019 @ 5:34pm
      Jun 23, 2019
      Not recommended by me. Brushy. Hard to find. River bed mostly.
      Upper Scenic
      May 14, 2019 @ 9:15pm
      May 14, 2019
      Trees removed and many loosened rocks swept
      Bench Access to TLT
      Apr 4, 2017 @ 11:13pm
      Apr 4, 2017
      nice and dry with one or two mud puddles
      Lower Scenic
      Apr 2, 2017 @ 11:47pm
      Apr 2, 2017
      started snowing at the start of the ride and didnt stop was covered by the end of the ride
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