4,343 ft
Distance
31 ft
Climb
-338 ft
Descent
00:04:41
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Switchback Alley Trail

Switchback Alley Details

  • Riding Area
    Echo Ridge
    Chelan, Washington
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Jump
  • Global Ranking
    #4832 in Mountain Biking

Awesome little singletrack finish to the ski hill ... combine with Minor Threat and The Shoe from the lower lot for a flowy and fast 2 mile descent!

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Switchback Alley bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -308 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,640 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,948 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,948 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,640 ft
  • Grade
    -7.082%
  • Grade max
    -24.04%
  • Grade min
    8.746%
  • Distance climb
    384 ft
  • Distance down
    3,576 ft
  • Distance flat
    383 ft
  • Avg time
    00:04:41
  • Avg reverse time
    00:05:17
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Status:
on Nov 18, 2018
Dry
Avg: 5 (2 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 switchback-alley-70744 trailhead (47.934150, -120.048562)
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Switchback Alley Trail Reports

datedescription
Nov 18, 2018 @ 11:33am
Nov 18, 2018
Jun 25, 2018 @ 10:32pm
Jun 25, 2018
reporter Running Good!
Jun 9, 2018 @ 8:30am
Jun 9, 2018
Apr 19, 2018 @ 11:08am
Apr 19, 2018
reporter Trail in great shape...add to part of Shoe for quick out and back. Rest of shoe trail has snow patches that are melting quickly.
Jul 26, 2017 @ 1:12pm
Jul 26, 2017
Trails in good shape. New trail, Divine Intervention, makes a nice climbing finish to the main climb up from Mike's.
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Photos

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Jun 25, 2018 @ 4:07pm
Jun 25, 2018
Switchback Alley, Mukilteo
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Jun 25, 2018 @ 4:07pm
Jun 25, 2018
Switchback Alley, Mukilteo
38 |
Oct 28, 2016 @ 10:29am
Oct 28, 2016
Switchback Alley, Chelan
40 |
Oct 28, 2016 @ 10:29am
Oct 28, 2016
Switchback Alley, Chelan

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Eli Willard on lower Switchback Alley
255 | Oct 27, 2016 , Chelan
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