13 miles
Distance
1,795 ft
Climb
-1,806 ft
Descent
1,774 ft
High Point

Outer loop that starts on top of Racoon Mountain from the Laurel Point picnic / parking area. Can be completed in either direction, but most prefer clockwise (Down High Voltage and up Live Wire). Easy to mix in a stop in the "Chunky" freeride area and then jump back on to finish out the loop

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Details

  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Other Activities
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
More Stats for Racoon Mountain Outer loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    640 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,571 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,562 ft
  • Grade
    -0%
  • Grade max
    -39.6%
  • Grade min
    29.7%
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    5 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
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  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
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  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
Trail transparency
Live Wire Phase 2 DH
Live Wire Phase 2 DH
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Oct 17, 2017
High Voltage DOWN
High Voltage DOWN
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Oct 17, 2017

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Live Wire 2
Jan 3, 2021 @ 12:04pm
Jan 3, 2021
Tree down near LW 1&2 intersection
High Voltage
Jan 3, 2021 @ 12:04pm
Jan 3, 2021
Trees down near pavers
Split Rock
Jan 3, 2021 @ 11:37am
Jan 3, 2021
Electric Avenue 1
Dec 27, 2020 @ 12:45pm
Dec 27, 2020
Big tree still. Down
Laurel Point
Dec 5, 2020 @ 11:48am
Dec 5, 2020
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