698 ft
Distance
-43 ft
Descent
00:01:01
Avg time

Spanish Switchblade Details

  • Riding Area
    Keillor
    Edmonton, Alberta
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Global Ranking
    #13945 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    30 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

The trail starts with a steep entrance into the ravine. Following a narrow bench cut into the slope the trail traverses down into the river valley. The trail is steep and technical with some roots to keep things interesting.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Spanish Switchblade bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -43 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,028 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,072 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,072 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,028 ft
  • Grade
    -6.231%
  • Grade max
    -18.75%
  • Grade min
    4.944%
  • Distance down
    425 ft
  • Distance flat
    273 ft
  • Avg time
    00:01:01
  • Avg reverse time
    00:01:03
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Status:
on Dec 28, 2018
Snow Covered
Avg: 4.5 (4 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction

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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Ridden Direction

The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.

  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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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 or Major Issue / Red

  • 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 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
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
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      Spanish Switchblade Trail Reports

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      Dec 28, 2018 @ 7:34am
      Dec 28, 2018
      Construction on End of the World is complete https://globalnews.ca/news/4787301/edmonton-end-of-the-world/. A big thank you to the mountain bike...
      Oct 23, 2018 @ 8:04am
      Oct 23, 2018
      Construction on the Keillor Point project is underway. The new construction will include a staircase, a formalized viewing area, and granular...
      Aug 20, 2018 @ 1:36pm
      Aug 20, 2018
      Jul 16, 2018 @ 5:28pm
      Jul 16, 2018
      Jun 20, 2018 @ 7:38pm
      Jun 20, 2018
      One tree kinda down at head height. Otherwise rolling fine
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 18 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
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      • 412 rides
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      Photos

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      211 |
      Aug 28, 2015 @ 10:55pm
      Aug 28, 2015
      Spanish Switchblade, Edmonton
      215 |
      Jun 6, 2015 @ 6:29pm
      Jun 6, 2015
      Spanish Switchblade, Edmonton
      900 |
      Jul 9, 2011 @ 11:38am
      Jul 9, 2011
      Spanish Switchblade, Edmonton

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