1 miles
Distance
270 ft
Climb
-1,642 ft
Descent
00:14:14
Avg time

Switchback paradise Details

  • Riding Area
    Gorges du Verdon
    Trigance
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    March to December
  • Global Ranking
    #13428 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Very nice natural single track with a lots of rocky sections. Some technicals switchbacks at the end juste before the finish on a beautiful bridge over the Verdon River

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Switchback paradise bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,371 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,076 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,579 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,562 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,190 ft
  • Grade
    -17.548%
  • Grade max
    -84.433%
  • Grade min
    66.163%
  • Distance climb
    1,283 ft
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    204 ft
  • Avg time
    00:14:14
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Status:
on Aug 18, 2018
Wet
Avg: 4.75 (4 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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  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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  • 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
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  • Parking Parking
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  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
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      Switchback paradise Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Aug 18, 2018 @ 11:50pm
      Aug 18, 2018
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 2 rides
      • 16 miles avg distance
      All
      • 11 rides
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      Photos

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      Switchback paradise, Draguignan

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      flag DeadMead (Jan 6, 2018 at 0:36)
       Great trail in the superb nature. Really awkward approach but it worth it. Some technical rocky sections can be really surprising, take attention..
      We did it before end of the year 2017, the ground was frozen and stiff. I wouldn't ride it in dusty conditions.
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