3,142 ft
Distance
233 ft
Climb
-26 ft
Descent
00:07:34
Avg time
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Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Campbell Mountain
    Penticton, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Uphill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    After frost dries up
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • Global Ranking
    #30966 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 95 in E-Biking
    • 95 in Trail Running
    • 90 in Hiking

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.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Suffer'n Switchbacks mountain bike trail 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
    00:07:34
  • Avg reverse time
    00:03:41
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Status:
on Jul 5, 2021
Dry
Avg: 3.5 (2 votes)

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Trail Conditions
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  • Snow Groomed
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  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
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      Suffer'n Switchbacks Trail Reports

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 19 rides
      • 7 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 415 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      All
      • 1,900 rides
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      Photos

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      28 |
      Nov 24, 2018 @ 9:04pm
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      Nov 24, 2018 @ 9:04pm
      Nov 24, 2018
      115 |
      Apr 24, 2018 @ 11:07am
      Apr 24, 2018
      127 |
      Jun 21, 2017 @ 10:54am
      Jun 21, 2017

      Routes with this trail

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      titleratingdistance
      Easy to Follow - Tourist Route
      8 miles
      Penticton Ultimate
      30 miles
      2015 Singletrack 6 Stage 5 Campbell Mountain race
      22 miles
      2017 PACA May Toonie race featured
      6 miles

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 1
      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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      Videos

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      DQ to Top - Campbell
      3:22 | 81 | Jun 27, 2020 , Penticton
      Lil Shredder on Campbells in Penticton
      0:19 | 138 | Aug 2, 2016 , Penticton
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