3,142 ft
Distance
233 ft
Climb
-26 ft
Descent
00:07:26
Avg time
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Details

  • Riding area
    Campbell Mountain
    Penticton, British Columbia
  • Difficulty rating
    Green
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Uphill Only
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    After frost dries up
  • Global Ranking

I am unsure of the original name, this is just what I have been told. It does make sense because the initial climb from the DQ table (Classic to DQ) is punishing to the uninitiated.
However, it is an excellent singletrack climb to get to the summit.

Access Info

From the DQ table (Classic to DQ), proceed straight (or left depending on perspective) down the gully and up the other side. Follow trail.

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More Stats for Suffer'n Switchbacks mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    207 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,324 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,534 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,324 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,531 ft
  • Grade
    6.583%
  • Grade max
    -12.893%
  • Grade min
    33.382%
  • Distance climb
    2,181 ft
  • Distance down
    961 ft
  • Avg time
    00:07:26
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Status:
on Nov 13, 2017
Prevalent Mud
Avg: 4 (1 votes)

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Suffer'n Switchbacks Trail Reports

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Nov 13, 2017 @ 3:54pm
Nov 13, 2017
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Oct 11, 2017 @ 4:41pm
Oct 11, 2017
Sep 9, 2017 @ 1:17pm
Sep 9, 2017
A tree has fallen over and is suspended above the trail. Was able to dismount and walk under the tree today.
Jun 24, 2017 @ 4:15pm
Jun 24, 2017
May 10, 2017 @ 9:14pm
May 10, 2017
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Sep 12, 2017 @ 6:02am
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Jun 21, 2017 @ 10:54am
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Aug 2, 2016 @ 2:45pm
Aug 2, 2016
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Oct 30, 2015 @ 10:23am
Oct 30, 2015
Suffer'n Switchbacks

Routes with this trail

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Campbell - 2014 Toonie Tuesday race
6 miles
2015 Singletrack 6 Stage 5 Campbell Mountain race
22 miles
Easy to Follow - Tourist Route
8 miles
Proposed PACA Toonie Short Course
6 miles

1 Review & Comments

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flag topsog (Oct 20, 2014 at 12:23)
 This trail starts at the top of Puke Hill. Head south off the road, crosses the DH course and winds it's way along the ledge until it crosses the power line. It then makes it's way up to the DQ table then up to the top of the DH course. Built in 1998\99 by TOPSOG.
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