4,321 ft
Distance
44 ft
Climb
-287 ft
Descent
00:16:49
Avg time
Supporters, Builders, Maintainers & Land Managers of Leave of Absence Trail
  • Rob Phoenix
    Builder
  • SORCA/Rob Phoenix
    Maintainer

Leave of Absence Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Observed Trials
  • Riding Area
    Alice Lake & Highlands
    Squamish, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Blue (8 votes)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    Preferred April to October
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • TTFs on Trail
    Bridge, Drop, Ladder Bridge, Rock Face
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #42 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #1679 in E-Biking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 100 in E-Biking
    • 55 in Observed Trials
  • Year Opened
    2017

An intermediate / blue trail with some black options.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Leave of Absence mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -243 ft
  • Altitude min
    910 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,171 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,156 ft
  • Altitude end
    912 ft
  • Grade
    -5.6%
  • Grade max
    -41.9%
  • Grade min
    13.8%
  • Distance climb
    843 ft
  • Distance down
    2,894 ft
  • Distance flat
    541 ft
  • Avg time
    00:16:49
  • Avg reverse time
    00:19:11
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on Jun 1, 2024
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Avg: 4.65 (111 votes)
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  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Leave of Absence Trail Reports

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      Jun 1, 2024 @ 1:02pm
      Jun 1, 2024
      May 12, 2024 @ 11:17am
      May 12, 2024
      Thank you for the recent trail work!
      May 6, 2024 @ 5:32pm
      May 6, 2024
      Annual trail maintenance done today. Took care of plenty of drainage. Should be running pretty dry. Enjoy! RP
      Apr 14, 2024 @ 10:52am
      Apr 14, 2024
      Some wet spots but generally riding very well.
      Mar 17, 2024 @ 7:26am
      Mar 17, 2024
      tree has been cleared, all good
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 87 rides
      • 19.0 km avg distance
      6 Months
      • 1,009 rides
      • 23.2 km avg distance
      All
      • 19,311 rides
      • Last: Jun 10, 2024

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