2 miles
Distance
101 ft
Climb
-626 ft
Descent
00:11:27
Avg time

Switchbacks Details

  • Riding area
    Carlsbad
    Carlsbad, California
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Uphill Primary
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Global Ranking

nice little trail with lots of switchbacks, as the name implies. Lots of people ride up it, although it's a good ride down as well.

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More Stats for Switchbacks mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -525 ft
  • Altitude min
    464 ft
  • Altitude max
    989 ft
  • Altitude start
    989 ft
  • Altitude end
    464 ft
  • Grade max
    -78.098%
  • Grade min
    31.751%
  • Distance climb
    1,438 ft
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,373 ft
  • Avg time
    00:11:27
  • Avg reverse time
    00:14:46
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Status:
on Sep 14, 2017
Dry
Avg: 3.65 (3 votes)

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Switchbacks Trail Reports

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Sep 14, 2017 @ 3:54pm
Sep 14, 2017
Aug 27, 2017 @ 5:43pm
Aug 27, 2017
May 25, 2017 @ 11:18am
May 25, 2017
There's a lot of overgrowth in spots. Could use some trimming, in the meantime wear long sleeves and gloves.
Mar 18, 2017 @ 11:27pm
Mar 18, 2017
Trail was in great condition. some ruts but rideable and you can ride around them.
May 20, 2016 @ 7:49pm
May 20, 2016
Dry and quick, a bit dusty. Very fun.
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Aug 12, 2017 @ 7:17am
Aug 12, 2017
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Aug 12, 2017 @ 7:17am
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Aug 12, 2017 @ 7:17am
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Aug 12, 2017 @ 7:17am
Aug 12, 2017
Switchbacks, Carlsbad

1 Review & Comments

  • + 1
flag luvdabeach44 (May 6, 2016 at 19:24)
 It is a lot more fun to ride down than to ride up.
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