6 miles
Distance
3,638 ft
Climb
-592 ft
Descent
00:59:35
Avg time
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Wire Trail Details

  • Riding area
    Swan Lake
    Swan Lake, Montana
  • AKA
    #78
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Season
    Late July to September
  • Global Ranking
    #8370

A long, flowing descent accessed from Alpine trail #7. Can be quite overgrown mid-summer; and the intermediate-level descent seems to go forever. Make sure to let the wildlife know you're coming, as the trail does not see much traffic.

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More Stats for Wire Trail mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    3,046 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,555 ft
  • Altitude max
    6,618 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,555 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,600 ft
  • Grade
    8.902%
  • Grade max
    -34.728%
  • Grade min
    66.629%
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,346 ft
  • Avg time
    00:59:35
  • Avg reverse time
    03:20:25
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Status:
on Aug 9, 2017
Dry
Avg: 4.8 (5 votes)

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Wire Trail Trail Reports

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Aug 9, 2017 @ 7:51am
Aug 9, 2017
Good, slightly overgrown, 1 tree down 1/4 of the way down from the top. Super fun descent!
Sep 13, 2015 @ 7:18am
Sep 13, 2015
Perfect!
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Nov 13, 2014 @ 8:31pm
Nov 13, 2014
Wire Trail, Swan Lake
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Nov 13, 2014 @ 8:29pm
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Wire Trail, Whitefish
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Nov 13, 2014 @ 8:28pm
Nov 13, 2014
Wire Trail, Whitefish
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Nov 13, 2014 @ 8:27pm
Nov 13, 2014
Wire Trail, Whitefish

Routes with this trail

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Napa to Wire - Alpine #7 Route
25 miles

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