1,755 ft
Distance
6 ft
Climb
-211 ft
Descent
00:04:49
Avg time

Switchbacks Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Three Stage
    Pretty River Valley, Ontario
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Double Black Diamond (1 vote)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #57165 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    50 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 95 in Trail Running
    • 80 in Hiking

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Switchbacks is a 535 m moderately popular black diamond singletrack trail located near Pretty River Valley Ontario. This mountain bike primary trail can be used downhill primary. On average it takes 4 minutes to complete this trail.

More Stats for Switchbacks mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -206 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,517 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,722 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,722 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,517 ft
  • Grade
    -11.723%
  • Grade max
    -37.417%
  • Grade min
    4.897%
  • Distance climb
    201 ft
  • Distance down
    1,452 ft
  • Distance flat
    102 ft
  • Avg time
    00:04:49
  • Avg reverse time
    00:11:38
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Status:
on Aug 31, 2020
Variable
Avg: 4 (3 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Trail Popularity ?
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  • popular
  • less popular
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Max Vehicle Width
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Radar Time
LEGEND
Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • 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 Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • 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
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Directions to switchbacks-132261 trailhead (44.437794, -80.296589)
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      Switchbacks Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Aug 31, 2020 @ 10:48am
      Aug 31, 2020
      Jul 23, 2020 @ 7:45am
      Jul 23, 2020
      Wet to the point where rocks & roots were supremely slippery..
      Jun 9, 2020 @ 9:54am
      Jun 9, 2020
      Jun 8, 2020 @ 8:28am
      Jun 8, 2020
      May 11, 2020 @ 3:58am
      May 11, 2020
      reporter Park now open for day use only
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 1 rides
      • 4 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 131 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      All
      • 424 rides
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      Photos

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      2 Reviews & Comments

      • + 3
      BornOnTwo (Aug 5, 2018 at 13:49)
       First time hitting this trail (Three stage in general).....would it not be a good idea to put some berms on the "switch backs" to carry more speed/flow? I would even help build them if needed...
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      Manbeck Trailforks Pro Subscriber (Aug 27, 2020 at 23:54)
       Very eroded, many off camber switchbacks
      [Reply]

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