4,265 ft
Distance
355 ft
Climb
-107 ft
Descent
00:09:55
Avg time

Sweeney Switchbacks Details

  • Riding Area
    Park City
    Park City, Utah
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Global Ranking
    #34147 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    75 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 100 in Hiking

Sweeny's is a classic old-school Park City, hand-cut trail. With techy root sections, and off camber switchbacks, the climbing gnar helps keep your mind off the oxygen deprivation from being in in the steeps at high altitude.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Sweeney Switchbacks bike trail
  • Altitude change
    247 ft
  • Altitude min
    7,214 ft
  • Altitude max
    7,473 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,214 ft
  • Altitude end
    7,462 ft
  • Grade
    5.801%
  • Grade max
    -60.613%
  • Grade min
    152.535%
  • Distance climb
    3,566 ft
  • Distance down
    656 ft
  • Distance flat
    44 ft
  • Avg time
    00:09:55
  • Avg reverse time
    00:04:57
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Status:
on Aug 3, 2018
Very Dry
Avg: 3 (3 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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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
Directions to sweeney-switchbacks-11658 trailhead (40.643450, -111.498390)
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