3,015 ft
Distance
10 ft
Climb
-140 ft
Descent
00:04:45
Avg time
Supporters, Builders, Maintainers & Land Managers of The Swerve Trail
  • BLM
    BLM
    Land Manager

The Swerve Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • 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
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #56831 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    70 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 75 in Trail Running
    • 90 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
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for The Swerve mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -132 ft
  • Altitude min
    7,181 ft
  • Altitude max
    7,323 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,313 ft
  • Altitude end
    7,182 ft
  • Grade
    -4.4%
  • Grade max
    -23%
  • Grade min
    4.8%
  • Distance climb
    423 ft
  • Distance down
    2,093 ft
  • Distance flat
    486 ft
  • Avg time
    00:04:45
  • Avg reverse time
    00:07:43
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Status:
on Apr 15, 2021
Ideal
Avg: 4.5 (4 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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      The Swerve Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Apr 15, 2021 @ 11:31am
      Apr 15, 2021
      Wildlife closures lifted
      Apr 8, 2021 @ 2:37pm
      Apr 8, 2021
      Closed for Wildlife until April 15th
      Oct 20, 2020 @ 12:48pm
      Oct 20, 2020
      Jun 5, 2020 @ 11:37am
      Jun 5, 2020
      Apr 15, 2020 @ 6:19pm
      Apr 15, 2020
      Wildlife closures lifted
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 4 rides
      • 15 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 51 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      All
      • 396 rides
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      May 19, 2019 @ 8:39am
      May 19, 2019

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