5,276 ft
Distance
100 ft
Climb
-498 ft
Descent
00:06:46
Avg time

Switch Blade Details

  • Riding Area
    Moscow Mountain
    Moscow, Idaho
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #37502 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    85 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

A fun, fast and slightly technical downhill that's a solid reward for climbing up to Paradise Point from the Foothill Loop parking lot.

Access Info

The fastest way to get here is via the Foothill Loop, Switchback, Moose Marbles, Wagon Trail and Rock Taco. You could also get here from Four Corners via the Ridge Road West, or some combination of North Contour and Triple Crown.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Switch Blade bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -398 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,760 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,190 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,169 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,771 ft
  • Grade
    -7.547%
  • Grade max
    -25.551%
  • Grade min
    16.439%
  • Distance climb
    1,184 ft
  • Distance down
    3,781 ft
  • Distance flat
    311 ft
  • Avg time
    00:06:46
  • Avg reverse time
    00:16:41
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Status:
on Apr 1, 2017
Dry
Avg: 3 (1 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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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • 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 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
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
  • Other Other
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      Switch Blade Trail Reports

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      Apr 1, 2017 @ 8:25pm
      Apr 1, 2017
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 20 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      All
      • 258 rides
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      Extended Headwaters Loop
      10 miles

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