6 miles
Distance
1,315 ft
Climb
-1,300 ft
Descent
3,063 ft
High Point

Loop through Swift Creek trails from North to South riding into the Northern Traverse, crossing the suspension bridge and returning on the Southern Traverse, exiting on Ale Trail. Does not require shuttle. Route starts and ends at roughly the same area, simplifying parking needs.

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Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Green
  • Ridelogs
    3
More Stats for Swift Creek North-South Traverse Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    14 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,579 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,579 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,594 ft
  • Grade
    0.047%
  • Grade max
    -47.609%
  • Grade min
    47.463%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,435 ft
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Trail Conditions
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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
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  • Prevalent Mud
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  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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