3,845 ft
Distance
29 ft
Climb
-28 ft
Descent
00:07:14
Avg time

Braking Bad Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Swan Creek Park
    Tacoma, Washington
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Blue (1 vote)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Log Ride, Rock Garden
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #6784 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #79753 in Trail Running
    • #49305 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    85 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 30 in Trail Running
    • 80 in Hiking

Currently the most technical trail at Swan Creek. It loops back on itself and is fairly tight in places. Line choice and momentum are important. Braking is bad on this trail.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Braking Bad mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    1 ft
  • Altitude min
    374 ft
  • Altitude max
    397 ft
  • Altitude start
    374 ft
  • Altitude end
    374 ft
  • Grade max
    -6.5%
  • Grade min
    5.9%
  • Distance climb
    955 ft
  • Distance down
    1,004 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,857 ft
  • Avg time
    00:07:14
  • Avg reverse time
    00:10:16
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Status:
on Mar 9, 2024
Ideal
Avg: 4 (13 votes)
Your vote: 0

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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 14 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 426 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      All
      • 5,186 rides
      • Last: Apr 13, 2024

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      31 |
      Apr 13, 2023 @ 10:28am
      Apr 13, 2023
      134 |
      Jun 6, 2020 @ 9:45am
      Jun 6, 2020
      167 |
      Jul 7, 2019 @ 3:42pm
      Jul 7, 2019
      1,094 |
      Apr 17, 2016 @ 5:45pm
      Apr 17, 2016

      Routes with this trail

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      Budu Swan Creek Race Trail3 miles
      BUDU Swan Creek 2022 race4 miles

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