2,317 ft
Distance
2 ft
Climb
00:04:12
Avg time

Swamp Thing Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Trowbridge Forest
    Thunder Bay, Ontario
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Winter only trail
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Season
    Oct-Mar
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #44607 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    55 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 95 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

In the Summer, old school technical trail, lots of roots, generally wet, low lying trail.

In the winter, fast flowy, single track. Most holes become filled and packed with snow.

Really best as a winter trail.

More Stats for Swamp Thing bike trail
  • Altitude change
    2 ft
  • Altitude min
    898 ft
  • Altitude max
    900 ft
  • Altitude start
    898 ft
  • Altitude end
    900 ft
  • Grade
    0.07%
  • Grade min
    2.526%
  • Distance climb
    35 ft
  • Distance flat
    25 ft
  • Avg time
    00:04:12
  • Avg reverse time
    00:03:48
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Status:
on Feb 22, 2019
Snow Groomed
Avg: 2.5 (2 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 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
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
ContributeDetails
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
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  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • 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
  • 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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      Swamp Thing Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Feb 22, 2019 @ 5:38am
      Feb 22, 2019
      reporter Freshly groomed 2/21/19. Get some riding in while you can because we've got another 15-25cm of snow in the forecast.
      Jan 22, 2018 @ 10:34am
      Jan 22, 2018
      reporter Packed and good to go!
      Jan 22, 2018 @ 10:33am
      Jan 22, 2018
      reporter Packed and good to go!
      Jan 15, 2018 @ 7:33am
      Jan 15, 2018
      reporter About 15cm of fresh snow everywhere.
      Dec 19, 2017 @ 8:27am
      Dec 19, 2017
      reporter 2 inches of fresh snow overnight. Lower tire pressures are a must.
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 7 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
      All
      • 153 rides
      •  

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