1 miles
Distance
14 ft
Climb
-672 ft
Descent
00:17:27
Avg time
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26 Switchbacks Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Season
    All year
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking
    #23400 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    60 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 80 in Hiking
  • Year Opened
    1990
  • Land Manager
    U.S. Forest Service

26 Switchback of fun that have no berms and most have to be cut hard because they are hiking trials orgiginally.

Disclaimer

Be super careful out here. Always have a friend never ride alone and always have a map and plenty of water and cell battery because this is the worlds loneliest national forest. YOU ARE OUT THERE.

More Stats for 26 Switchbacks bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -657 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,787 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,448 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,444 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,787 ft
  • Grade
    -11.717%
  • Grade max
    -35.53%
  • Grade min
    8.959%
  • Distance climb
    490 ft
  • Distance down
    4,864 ft
  • Distance flat
    204 ft
  • Avg time
    00:17:27
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
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Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Trail Popularity ?
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 13 rides
      • 15 miles avg distance
      All
      • 67 rides
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      2 Reviews & Comments

      • + 0
      flag stihlmav (May 14, 2017 at 13:33)
       Probably more than 26 and don't cut the corners. Hickers are getting mad that we are messing up the trails!!
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag manglermixer (Oct 13, 2017 at 7:59)
       As a lover of tech and challenging switchbacks I had a hoot on this trail. Every switchback can be ridden and no sense in cutting corners. Pay attention to blazes and enjoy!
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