3,433 ft
Distance
10 ft
Climb
-86 ft
Descent
00:07:05
Avg time

Live Wire Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Brackendale
    Squamish, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    January - December
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #34014 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    60 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in E-Biking
    • 40 in Trail Running
    • 40 in Hiking

"Livewire" is a short, fun, winding 'single-track' trail located under the hydro lines, sandwiched between a graveled trail on the west and the BC Hydro access road to the east. The trail runs NNW to SSE and is smooth, winding, family friendly, forgiving, and with some small undulations. The grade is about 2% going north. Its a great way to get from the "access trail", coming from Ray Peter's Trail to the Brackendale Water Tower - Larry's Northwest Connector and Larry's Loop. The real fun, as always is riding it down.

Access Info

From the north, the trail-head is located by the Brackendale Water Tower gate (yellow). From the south, the trail starts as you come out of the access trail from Ray Peters' Trail - entrance to 'Cracked Patella'. There are 2 places to enter. 1) Ride along gravel travel for about 50 meters, going north, and it will on your right. 2) continue along access trail SE (towards "Two Cycle") and it will be on your left, between the two hydro lines.

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More Stats for Live Wire mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -76 ft
  • Altitude min
    232 ft
  • Altitude max
    309 ft
  • Altitude start
    308 ft
  • Altitude end
    232 ft
  • Grade
    -2.227%
  • Grade max
    -9.372%
  • Grade min
    6.803%
  • Distance climb
    761 ft
  • Distance down
    2,274 ft
  • Distance flat
    397 ft
  • Avg time
    00:07:05
  • Avg reverse time
    00:11:12
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Status:
on Jun 8, 2020
Dry
Avg: 3.5 (6 votes)

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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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  • White
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  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

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  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • 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
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • 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
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      Live Wire Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Jun 8, 2020 @ 3:06pm
      Jun 8, 2020
      reporter
      Live wire brush cut. Sorca trail crew
      Jul 15, 2019 @ 3:48pm
      Jul 15, 2019
      reporter
      brushcut trail. sorca trail crew
      May 13, 2019 @ 8:09pm
      May 13, 2019
      Mar 2, 2019 @ 7:47pm
      Mar 2, 2019
      Super soft mud right now after snow melt. Best to stay off.
      Mar 2, 2019 @ 10:19am
      Mar 2, 2019
      Icy in sections. Watch out! But rideable.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 78 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      All
      • 413 rides
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      Photos

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      36 |
      Jun 30, 2020 @ 5:54pm
      Jun 30, 2020
      85 |
      Apr 29, 2018 @ 11:29am
      Apr 29, 2018
      85 |
      Apr 29, 2018 @ 11:19am
      Apr 29, 2018
      121 |
      Oct 22, 2017 @ 8:46pm
      Oct 22, 2017
      | 1 comments

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