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Switchback Ridge Trail

Intermediate/Difficult

Trail

3.5 mile 5.7 kilometer point to point
75% Runnable
Intermediate/Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 7' 2 m
Descent: -1,966' -599 m
High: 6,738' 2,054 m
Low: 4,772' 1,454 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 11% (6°)
Max Grade: 24% (13°)

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Trail shared by Matt Barnes

A steep descent off of the CDT to Tenmile Creek.

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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 Tenmile Campground.

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