Swampy/Dutchman Trail

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Trail Snapshot

Report (Date)
Length
4.4 miles
Elevation
669'
Rating
Forecast
Trail bed is covered deep snow. Snow is unpacked and not rideable.

Trail Reports

  • Zach Blickman November 5, 2016 at 9:17 pmAbout 13 trees down, mainly on the road section, several snowy patches but passable if you are determined.
  • Dustin Balderach July 29, 2016 at 4:59 pmAll clear but even up this high its very dusty and sandy. lots of sand. But a fun connection while flagline is closed.
  • Rich Ray July 4, 2016 at 8:06 pmSwampy Dutchman trail is all clear now.
  • Alex Marganski July 3, 2016 at 6:06 pmrode sand hill to ridge loop and there was about 20 trees down
  • Matt E June 28, 2016 at 2:22 pmHuge deep snow drifts for roughly 4 miles in towards Metoluis with lots of deadfall. Impossible to keep on trail without GPS. Give this area a couple weeks.
 

Trail Description

The Swampy/Dutchman connector is a great way to get from Swampy Lakes to Metolius-Windego without riding Flagline (which is closed for Elk calving most of the summer).

The route is mostly wide double track so it’s not one of those “must ride” trails — but it’s still a lot more fun than connecting via Century Drive.

In winter, it’s a great fat bike route which is usually cleared of downfall and packed down by snowmobiles. See out blog post about fat bike routes and best practices for riding on snowmobile trails.

Trail Photos

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Trail Reports » Swampy/Dutchman

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  1. Zach Blickman says:

    About 13 trees down, mainly on the road section, several snowy patches but passable if you are determined.

  2. Dustin Balderach says:

    All clear but even up this high its very dusty and sandy. lots of sand. But a fun connection while flagline is closed.

  3. Rich Ray says:

    Swampy Dutchman trail is all clear now.

  4. Alex Marganski says:

    rode sand hill to ridge loop and there was about 20 trees down

  5. Matt E says:

    Huge deep snow drifts for roughly 4 miles in towards Metoluis with lots of deadfall. Impossible to keep on trail without GPS. Give this area a couple weeks.

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