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Switchback Trail #271

Intermediate

Trail

1.6 mile 2.6 kilometer point to point
97% Runnable
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 3' 1 m
Descent: -253' -77 m
High: 10,580' 3,225 m
Low: 10,331' 3,149 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 3% (2°)
Max Grade: 11% (6°)

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Trail shared by Caleb Robinson

A wooded singletrack switchbacking down the mountain.

Caleb Robinson

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Description

This wooded singletrack connects the parking lot at the top of Sandia Crest to the forest road that leads to the top of the ski lifts. The trail has some rocks and roots, but it's an easy downhill grade that's well marked.

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#320

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#20,905

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Meadow just below Kiwanis Cabin
May 12, 2015 near Sandia…, NM

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