3.8 miles
Distance
58 ft
Climb
-2,284 ft
Descent
00:25:02
Avg time

Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    May-November
  • eBike Allowed
    No
  • Global Ranking
    #6655
  • Land Manager
    USFS

The Beartrap Gulch loop includes three miles of easy climbing along Trout Creek Canyon, followed by a moderate forest road climb to the top of the ridge. From the top, there is a long flowy downhill down Beartrap Gulch back towards Trout Creek.

Access Info

The ride begins at Vigilante Campground, 8 miles past York. Ride up the Trout Creek Canyon Trail for about three miles, to USFS Road 138. From there, turn left and start climbing. Turn left onto USFS Road 4119, and stay with the main line of 4119, ignoring all the spurs until the top of the ridge. The Beartrap Gulch singletrack is on the left just as you crest the ridge.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Beartrap Gulch Trail mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -2,225 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,413 ft
  • Altitude max
    1.3 miles
  • Altitude start
    1.3 miles
  • Altitude end
    4,414 ft
  • Grade
    -11.055%
  • Grade max
    -39.931%
  • Grade min
    13.9%
  • Distance climb
    1,031 ft
  • Distance down
    3.6 miles
  • Distance flat
    205 ft
  • Avg time
    00:25:02
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Status:
on Nov 6, 2016
Dry
Avg: 4.5 (3 votes)

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1 Review & Comments

  • + 1
flag nicholasryan (Feb 1, 2016 at 17:46)
 This reminds me of an old school ride: after a fairly level double-track and singletrack jaunt through the impressive Trout Creek Canyon, there's a steady jeep road climb to the start of the singletrack downhill. The 4-mile (6.5km) downhill is superb. It starts with some long traversing switchbacks through open dry forest, where you can really get up some speed. Further down, the forest becomes greener and denser, and the trail starts taking a more direct line down the mountain. You'll definitely grin and holler!
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