3,002 ft
Distance
200 ft
Climb
-60 ft
Descent
00:06:56
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of The Swerve Trail
  • BLM
    BLM
    Land Manager

The Swerve Details

  • Riding Area
    Animas City Mountain
    Durango, Colorado
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    April 15 - Dec 1
  • Global Ranking
    #56831 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    70 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    BLM

Slight exposure, but otherwise really fun XC style trail. Cool little hut to check out right as you head down The Merv

Local Trail Association
More Stats for The Swerve bike trail
  • Altitude change
    140 ft
  • Altitude min
    7,174 ft
  • Altitude max
    7,330 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,174 ft
  • Altitude end
    7,315 ft
  • Grade
    4.678%
  • Grade max
    -28.541%
  • Grade min
    26.086%
  • Distance climb
    1,787 ft
  • Distance down
    687 ft
  • Distance flat
    458 ft
  • Avg time
    00:06:56
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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 the-swerve trailhead (37.306454, -107.876258)
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