1,975 ft
Distance
217 ft
Climb
-8 ft
Descent
00:05:58
Avg time

Middle Switchbacks Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Marshall Canyon
    La Verne, California
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #53488 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    65 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 35 in Hiking

Short set of switchbacks that can be climbed from the Marshall Canyon rest area, or descended from the Miller Lateral fire road.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Middle Switchbacks mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    208 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,987 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,202 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,993 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,202 ft
  • Grade
    10.548%
  • Grade max
    -13.35%
  • Grade min
    20.592%
  • Distance climb
    1,671 ft
  • Distance down
    70 ft
  • Distance flat
    235 ft
  • Avg time
    00:05:58
  • Avg reverse time
    00:01:09
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Status:
on Mar 21, 2020
Variable
Avg: 4.5 (2 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
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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  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular

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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
  • Ideal
  • 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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      Middle Switchbacks Trail Reports

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 1 rides
      • 20 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 110 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      All
      • 330 rides
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      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      flag Robertdomingo (May 18, 2019 at 18:48)
       Honestly just hike a bike this for a quicker way to the top
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