2,570 ft
Distance
185 ft
Climb
-139 ft
Descent
00:06:23
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Switchback Trail
  • SIMBS
    Maintainer
  • Original: John Taylor, Mike Jones
    Builder

Switchback Details

  • Riding Area
    Hartland Mountain Bike Park
    Victoria, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • eBike Allowed
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #14191 in Mountain Biking
  • Land Manager
    CRD

The Hartland classic switchback trail. A bench at the bottom and a bench at the top. Switchback is the main route up in the park.
If you are seriously injured on trails in the Bike Park, please inform the Trails Director at: trails@simbs.com.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Switchback bike trail
  • Altitude change
    46 ft
  • Altitude min
    875 ft
  • Altitude max
    956 ft
  • Altitude start
    910 ft
  • Altitude end
    956 ft
  • Grade
    1.791%
  • Grade max
    -21.765%
  • Grade min
    22.035%
  • Distance climb
    1,447 ft
  • Distance down
    1,011 ft
  • Distance flat
    79 ft
  • Avg time
    00:06:23
  • Avg reverse time
    00:40:51
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Status:
on Nov 2, 2018
Variable
Avg: 3.3 (10 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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Trail Difficulties
  • 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
  • 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
Directions to switchback trailhead (48.531630, -123.471530)
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Switchback Trail Reports

Photos

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55 |
Feb 19, 2017 @ 5:02pm
Feb 19, 2017
Switchback, My City
59 |
Dec 18, 2016 @ 5:40pm
Dec 18, 2016
Switchback, My City
75 |
Dec 18, 2016 @ 5:09pm
Dec 18, 2016
Switchback, My City
74 |
Dec 18, 2016 @ 4:26pm
Dec 18, 2016
Switchback, My City

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Videos

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180616 Switchback
2:51 | 59 | Jun 21, 2018 , Victoria
170212 Hartland
9:01 | 69 | Feb 13, 2017 , Victoria
2014-04-12 Inventive Switchbacks
2:18 | 303 | Apr 13, 2014 , Victoria
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