1 miles
Distance
370 ft
Climb
-214 ft
Descent
00:11:18
Avg time

Switchbacks Climb Details

  • Riding Area
    Oropi Grove
    Tauranga
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Uphill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #19836 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    85 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Steady climb up to Joyce Road entrance with short or long option near the top, then pleasant blat along the fenceline to the top of switchbacks downhill.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Switchbacks Climb bike trail
  • Altitude change
    156 ft
  • Altitude min
    39 ft
  • Altitude max
    216 ft
  • Altitude start
    39 ft
  • Altitude end
    196 ft
  • Grade
    2.956%
  • Grade max
    -35.227%
  • Grade min
    61.273%
  • Distance climb
    2,734 ft
  • Distance down
    1,733 ft
  • Distance flat
    821 ft
  • Avg time
    00:11:18
  • Avg reverse time
    00:01:57
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Status:
on Feb 13, 2019
Very Dry
Avg: 4 (1 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • 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%
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
ContributeDetails
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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 Groomed
  • 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
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
  • Other Other
      Directions to switchbacks-climb trailhead (-37.764915, 176.132080)
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      Switchbacks Climb Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Feb 13, 2019 @ 10:24pm
      Feb 13, 2019
      Dec 26, 2018 @ 10:00pm
      Dec 26, 2018
      Good condition
      Feb 22, 2018 @ 9:53pm
      Feb 22, 2018
      A few good piles of dog shit on first incline. Messy
      Jan 12, 2018 @ 10:02am
      Jan 12, 2018
      Lots of cones and pine needles on Trail from recent storm needs someone with a blower to clear it.
      Sep 11, 2017 @ 10:30pm
      Sep 11, 2017
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 12 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 181 rides
      • 7 miles avg distance
      All
      • 461 rides
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      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      flag Crawfordrobb (Feb 22, 2018 at 21:51)
       A few good size piles of dog shit on first incline. Messy
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