4,343 ft
Distance
31 ft
Climb
-338 ft
Descent
00:04:24
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
    No
  • TTFs on trail
    Berm, Jump
  • Global Ranking
    #3953

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 mountain 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
    00:04:24
  • Avg reverse time
    00:05:17
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Status:
on Apr 19, 2018
Variable
Avg: 5 (2 votes)

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Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to switchback-alley-70744 trailhead (47.934150, -120.048562)
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Switchback Alley Trail Reports

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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.
May 29, 2017 @ 10:59pm
May 29, 2017
reporter 5/29/2016. The main parking at the bottom of this trail has been closed by the private landowner. USFS is working to restore nearby parking....
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Switchback Alley, Chelan
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Switchback Alley, Chelan
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Oct 28, 2016 @ 10:28am
Oct 28, 2016
Switchback Alley, Chelan

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