3,970 ft
67 ft
-235 ft
Avg time

The Wire Details

  • Riding area
    Empire Mine
    Nevada City, California
  • AKA
    Prescott Mine Trail
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
  • Bike type
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
  • Physical rating
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Open to all users so be alert but built primarily as a downhill mtb trail with rock armoring (to cap the toxic mining leftovers). Reasonably fun and a welcome change from the bland trails in the Empire Mine system.

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More Stats for The Wire mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -168 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,749 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,934 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,934 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,766 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    854 ft
  • Distance down
    2,725 ft
  • Distance flat
    232 ft
  • Avg time
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Layers winter
Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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livewire for hire
1:34 | 460 | Jul 23, 2012 , Nevada City
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