4,137 ft
Distance
46 ft
Climb
-91 ft
Descent
00:05:20
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Switchback Trail Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Sugarcamp Mountain
    Prestonsburg, Kentucky
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T1 Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Doubletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Gravel, Adaptive MTB
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #135027 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    20 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 75 in Hiking

One of the more easy trails on the mountain, smooth doubletrack with a couple small climbs. Can be used to access 9 Toe or loop to the Bluff.

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More Stats for Switchback Trail mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -45 ft
  • Altitude min
    829 ft
  • Altitude max
    904 ft
  • Altitude start
    885 ft
  • Altitude end
    840 ft
  • Grade
    -1.1%
  • Grade max
    -33.3%
  • Grade min
    11.9%
  • Distance climb
    1,365 ft
  • Distance down
    1,535 ft
  • Distance flat
    961 ft
  • Avg time
    00:05:20
  • Avg reverse time
    00:17:22
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      Switchback Trail Trail Reports

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      Jul 15, 2022 @ 6:30pm
      Jul 15, 2022
      Jun 19, 2022 @ 1:47pm
      Jun 19, 2022
      reporter
      Jul 18, 2021 @ 7:39am
      Jul 18, 2021
      reporter Big tree down on the upper part.
      Jun 9, 2021 @ 3:47pm
      Jun 9, 2021
      reporter All clear, trees and weeds all trimmed.
      May 31, 2021 @ 7:55am
      May 31, 2021
      reporter Tree down on the lower section. Kind of a pain to get under.
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