5,184 ft
Distance
37 ft
Climb
-39 ft
Descent
00:06:38
Avg time

The Switchbacks Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Missouri City
    , Texas
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #134874 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    75 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

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The Switchbacks is a 5,184 ft popular blue singletrack trail located near Missouri City Texas. This mountain bike primary trail can be used both directions. On average it takes 6 minutes to complete this trail.

Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for The Switchbacks mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -5 ft
  • Altitude min
    54 ft
  • Altitude max
    68 ft
  • Altitude start
    65 ft
  • Altitude end
    62 ft
  • Grade
    -0.1%
  • Grade max
    -7%
  • Grade min
    8.4%
  • Distance climb
    1,581 ft
  • Distance down
    1,942 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,657 ft
  • Avg time
    00:06:38
  • Avg reverse time
    00:06:34
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Status:
on Nov 17, 2021
Dry
Avg: 4 (1 votes)

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Trail Conditions
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  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • hiking (1 year)
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      The Switchbacks Trail Reports

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      Nov 17, 2021 @ 3:05pm
      Nov 17, 2021
      Oct 29, 2021 @ 2:19pm
      Oct 29, 2021
      tree branches
      Apr 1, 2021 @ 4:14pm
      Apr 1, 2021
      Weeds are a little over grown.. but who cares. felt like the scene from Jurassic park 3 in the tall grass. Over all it’s great!
      Jan 13, 2021 @ 10:57am
      Jan 13, 2021
      Nov 8, 2020 @ 12:33pm
      Nov 8, 2020
      Give Aurthur a big hug!
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      6 Months
      • 26 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
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      • 4 rides
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