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Switchplate Trail - Rocky Loop

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0.4 mile 0.7 kilometer point to point
84% Runnable
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Elevation

Ascent: 0' 0 m
Descent: -167' -51 m
High: 469' 143 m
Low: 302' 92 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 7% (4°)
Max Grade: 18% (10°)

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Trail shared by Ken Lohr

Highly technical trail features rocks and river overlook.

Ken Lohr

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This short segment connects to/from the primary Switchplate Trail and features some short but highly technical rocky sections that will surely test your nerve. The short tech sections will not surprise you and are easily hike-a-bike-able.

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View from boat launch of Daniels Area during the spring bloom.
May 29, 2019 near Ellicot…, MD
View of Daniels Cave from across the stream.
Jul 23, 2019 near Ellicot…, MD
Rocky climb along the southern cutback of the Switchplate Trail rocky loop.
Jul 23, 2019 near Ellicot…, MD
Minor rock scramble along the top of the ridge on the Switchplate rocky loop trail.
Jul 23, 2019 near Ellicot…, MD

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