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Switchback Ridge Trail

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A steep descent off of the CDT to Tenmile Creek.


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3.5

Miles

5.7

KM

75%

Runnable

6,738' 2,054 m

High

4,772' 1,454 m

Low

7' 2 m

Up

1,966' 599 m

Down

11%

Avg Grade (6°)

24%

Max Grade (13°)

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The Switchback Ridge Trail is a great, long descent with lots of variety. It starts out on an open ridge off the CDT and continues down through sections with loose rocks and sharp switchbacks. The trail exits across Tenmile Creek onto Rimini Road across from the Campground. Tenmile Picnic Area. Access also available upstream from Moose Creek Campground.

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Shared By:

Matt Barnes with improvements by J Radley

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  5.0 from 1 vote

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#2704

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#98

in Montana

#2,704

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