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Wire Trail #78

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6.8 Miles 11.0 Kilometers


Singletrack

170' 52 m

Ascent

-3,188' -972 m

Descent

6,616' 2,016 m

High

3,589' 1,094 m

Low

9%

Avg Grade (5°)

47%

Max Grade (25°)

Unknown

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A big descent through beautiful, rocky terrain.

Leslie Kehmeier

Overview

Description

Wire Trail is a great descent option from Alpine Trail. It starts by traversing the south side of Spring Slide Mountain above a steep drainage. From there, the trail starts an extended downhill section that parallels a ridge.

The descent then gets steeper and switchbacks down the nose of a ridge. It's a fun, long, forearm-burning experience.

The entire route travels through old avalanche terrain and burn areas.

The route ends at the Wire Creek Trailhead.

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