2,570 ft
Distance
185 ft
Climb
-139 ft
Descent
00:05:52
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
    No
  • Ride in rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
  • 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 mountain 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
    00:05:52
  • Avg reverse time
    00:40:51
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Status:
on Mar 30, 2018
Dry
Avg: 3.25 (8 votes)

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

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Mar 30, 2018 @ 3:16pm
Mar 30, 2018
Mar 16, 2018 @ 4:09pm
Mar 16, 2018
Feb 8, 2018 @ 5:39pm
Feb 8, 2018
reporter
Jan 29, 2018 @ 11:10am
Jan 29, 2018
Broken wood bench at bottom of Switchbacks
Jan 20, 2018 @ 9:40pm
Jan 20, 2018
A few muddy spots here and there.
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Photos

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Feb 19, 2017 @ 5:02pm
Feb 19, 2017
Switchback, My City
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Dec 18, 2016 @ 5:40pm
Dec 18, 2016
Switchback, My City
64 |
Dec 18, 2016 @ 5:09pm
Dec 18, 2016
Switchback, My City
61 |
Dec 18, 2016 @ 4:26pm
Dec 18, 2016
Switchback, My City

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170212 Hartland
9:01 | 66 | Feb 13, 2017 , Victoria
2014-04-12 Inventive Switchbacks
2:18 | 286 | Apr 13, 2014 , Victoria
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