4,573 ft
Distance
33 ft
Climb
-387 ft
Descent
00:23:28
Avg time

Switchback Trail Details

  • Riding Area
    Cumberland Forest
    Cumberland, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • TTFs on Trail
    A-Frame, Bridge, Drop, Jump
  • Global Ranking
    #13855 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    50 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

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More Stats for Switchback Trail bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -353 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,814 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,195 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,167 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,814 ft
  • Grade
    -7.726%
  • Grade max
    -20.115%
  • Grade min
    13.788%
  • Distance climb
    392 ft
  • Distance down
    3,814 ft
  • Distance flat
    368 ft
  • Avg time
    00:23:28
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Status:
on Nov 17, 2018
Variable
Avg: 4.35 (11 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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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Ridden Direction

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

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  • 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
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      Switchback Trail Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Nov 17, 2018 @ 10:31am
      Nov 17, 2018
      Little overgrown
      Jul 20, 2018 @ 9:44pm
      Jul 20, 2018
      Tree down across trail
      Jul 14, 2018 @ 12:26pm
      Jul 14, 2018
      been about 3 yrs since i've ridden this trail. it's a gnarly tech trail that trends down but with a lot of punchy ups along the way. it's...
      May 6, 2018 @ 4:01am
      May 6, 2018
      Tree down across trail. Bridge roll fairly eroded and dangerous at the bottom.
      Apr 27, 2018 @ 3:59pm
      Apr 27, 2018
      Tree down across trail.
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
      •  
      6 Months
      • 58 rides
      • 15 miles avg distance
      All
      • 380 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      178 |
      Sep 2, 2016 @ 9:39am
      Sep 2, 2016
      Switchback Trail, Cumberland
      300 |
      Oct 10, 2014 @ 9:10am
      Oct 10, 2014
      Switchback Trail, Cumberland
      282 |
      Feb 12, 2014 @ 4:43pm
      Feb 12, 2014
      Switchback Trail, Cumberland
      300 |
      Feb 12, 2014 @ 4:43pm
      Feb 12, 2014
      Switchback Trail, Cumberland

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