1 miles
Distance
54 ft
Climb
-484 ft
Descent
00:11:39
Avg time

Details

  • Riding Area
    Pyramid Bench
    Jasper, Alberta
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Season
    May - Oct
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #22047 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    75 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Manager

Several steep pitches and some loose gravel sections along with a couple of tight switchbacks connect Cabin Lake and Jasper. As a climb this is a quick punchy way to get up to the Pyramid bench, Descending this trail is quick with some fun side hill. Several great view points and its connection with the Saturday Night Lake loop make this a popular trail.

Access Info

Parking Lot 2

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Trail 3 (Switchbacks) bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -430 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,627 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,058 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,058 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,627 ft
  • Grade
    -6.713%
  • Grade max
    -30.002%
  • Grade min
    10.245%
  • Distance climb
    820 ft
  • Distance down
    4,985 ft
  • Distance flat
    602 ft
  • Avg time
    00:11:39
  • Avg reverse time
    00:14:59
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Status:
on Jul 11, 2018
Dry
Avg: 4 (1 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction

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  • 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
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  • region Riding Area
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  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
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  • 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
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      Trail 3... Trail Reports

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 14 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
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      • 108 rides
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      Photos

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      Apr 27, 2018 @ 10:56pm
      Apr 27, 2018
      Trail 3 (Switchbacks)
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      Oct 1, 2017 @ 4:27pm
      Oct 1, 2017
      Trail 3 (Switchbacks)
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      Oct 1, 2017 @ 4:26pm
      Oct 1, 2017
      Trail 3 (Switchbacks)
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      May 31, 2017 @ 6:34pm
      May 31, 2017
      Trail 3 (Switchbacks)

      Routes with this trail

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      Saturday Night Lake Loop
      15 miles

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