2,995 ft
Distance
305 ft
Climb
-7 ft
Descent
00:09:20
Avg time

Switchback Climb Details

  • Riding Area
    Arrochar
    Arrochar
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Uphill Primary
  • Global Ranking
    #38386 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 100 in Hiking

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More Stats for Switchback Climb bike trail
  • Altitude change
    299 ft
  • Altitude min
    40 ft
  • Altitude max
    339 ft
  • Altitude start
    40 ft
  • Altitude end
    339 ft
  • Grade
    9.974%
  • Grade max
    -9.823%
  • Grade min
    32.958%
  • Distance climb
    2,420 ft
  • Distance down
    270 ft
  • Distance flat
    305 ft
  • Avg time
    00:09:20
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Status:
on Sep 8, 2018
Dry
Avg: 3 (1 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction

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  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Ridden Direction

The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.

  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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  • 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
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  • 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
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      Switchback Climb Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Sep 8, 2018 @ 12:37am
      Sep 8, 2018
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
      •  
      6 Months
      • 17 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      All
      • 45 rides
      •  

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      1 Review & Comments

      • + 1
      flag huck-lover (Nov 24, 2018 at 5:46)
       tough climb to start with, but loads of height gained in such little time
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