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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine the last time a trail was ridden.
  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
ContributeDetails
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular

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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • 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
  • 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
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Nestled in the heart of the Central Sierra between the Mokelumne and Carson-Iceberg Wilderness areas, Bear Valley Cross Country & Adventure Company is located on all-weather Highway 4 / Ebbetts Pass, a designated National Scenic Byway.

      During the summer season, Bear Valley Cross Country converts to Bear Valley Adventure Company with bike, flatwater kayak and stand-up paddleboard rentals, sales, and repair, retail clothing and accessories, mini-mart, fishing and camping supplies, a variety of special events and races, and is your connection to all of Bear Valley's summer adventures. A variety of restaurants, lodging choices and stores can be found at Bear Valley Village.

      During the winter season Fat Biking is allowed on designated trails from 9a - 12 noon for $15/day. Fat Biking is a snow conditions specific sport; when conditions allow, riding is available. Please visit our Trail Report pagehttp://www.bearvalleyxc.com/trail-report for the most current information regarding Fat Biking availability or give us a call at 209-753-2834.
      Links
      Region Details
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      • 13
      • 1

      Region Status
      Caution as of Oct 5, 2019 ago

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #2,878
      State Ranking
      #125
      Trails (view details)
      35
      Trails Mountain Bike
      37
      Trails E-Bike
      3
      Trails Hike
      37
      Trails Trail Running
      37
      Total Distance
      58 miles
      Total Descent
      14,238 ft
      Total Vertical
      2,111 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      8,589 ft
      Reports
      102
      Photos
      32
      Ridden Counter
      321

      Photos of Bear Valley Mountain Bike

      trail: Granite Slab
      9 |
      Aug 26, 2019 @ 8:03pm
      Aug 26, 2019
      trail: Granite Slab
      10 |
      Aug 26, 2019 @ 8:03pm
      Aug 26, 2019
      trail: Granite Slab
      7 |
      Aug 26, 2019 @ 8:03pm
      Aug 26, 2019
      trail: Granite Slab
      10 |
      Aug 26, 2019 @ 8:03pm
      Aug 26, 2019

      Videos of Bear Valley Mountain Bike

      MOUNTAIN BIKING BEAR VALLEY | Bear Valley to...
      12:18 | 40 | Jun 30, 2019 , Bear Valley
      MOUNTAIN BIKE BEAR VALLEY, CA || Cape Horn Trail
      trail: Cape Horn
      8:35 | 39 | Jun 23, 2019 , Bear Valley
      MOUNTAIN BIKING BEAR VALLEY, CA || Emigrant Trail
      4:59 | 63 | Jun 23, 2019 , Bear Valley
      Start of Cape Horn to Lake Alpine Trail
      trail: Cape Horn
      93 | Oct 25, 2018 , Bear Valley

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Bear Valley to Alpine Lake Trail
      Oct 5, 2019 @ 4:40pm
      Oct 5, 2019
      Drycwread2
      Lake Alpine Loop
      Aug 18, 2019 @ 9:25am
      Aug 18, 2019
      Variablecollinj22
      Lake Alpine Loop
      Aug 18, 2019 @ 9:25am
      Aug 18, 2019
      Drycollinj22
      Granite Slab
      Aug 15, 2019 @ 11:11am
      Aug 15, 2019
      DryGWiz CCCMB This "trail" is basically a large,...
      Power Line Trail
      Aug 15, 2019 @ 11:07am
      Aug 15, 2019
      VariableGWiz CCCMB This is a "pedaly" trail, but clear and...
      Cape Horn
      Aug 15, 2019 @ 11:02am
      Aug 15, 2019
      DryGWiz CCCMB This trail is in the best shape I have...
      The Rings
      Aug 15, 2019 @ 11:00am
      Aug 15, 2019
      DryGWiz CCCMB This trail, recently logged, and brushed...
      Doubletrack
      Aug 15, 2019 @ 10:56am
      Aug 15, 2019
      DryGWiz CCCMB The Doubletrack trail (aka: ChipSeal...
      Upper Tamarack Trail
      Jul 30, 2019 @ 10:33am
      Jul 30, 2019
      DryLaDeekusVery good shape! No issues.
      Rodeo Clown
      Jul 30, 2019 @ 10:33am
      Jul 30, 2019
      DryLaDeekusThe trail is clear albeit a bit hard to...

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1057782KendrawilsonnvcommenttrailSlick Rock Downhill
      Oct 12, 2019 @ 1:23pm
      Oct 12, 2019
      user #788983badgerdavewishlisttrailGranite Slab
      Oct 9, 2019 @ 10:11am
      Oct 9, 2019
      user #1753607cwread2addreportBear Valley to Alpine Lake Trail
      Oct 5, 2019 @ 8:02pm
      Oct 5, 2019
      user #1639351m-frankriddentrailWolfe-Bray
      Sep 30, 2019 @ 3:28pm
      Sep 30, 2019
      user #611761markhollowayupdatetrailBear Trap Basin and 4 more
      Sep 26, 2019 @ 9:13am
      Sep 26, 2019

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1057782KendrawilsonnvtrailSlick Rock DownhillMeh. More bouldering than slick rock. Fun to...
      Oct 12, 2019 @ 1:23pm
      Oct 12, 2019
      user #1812340FranchezcatrailSilver Valley Trailhead ConnectorGood walking trail. Great for beginners. ...
      Jul 13, 2019 @ 7:04am
      Jul 13, 2019
      user #1812340FranchezcatrailLake Alpine LoopNot a true Blue Trail . This more like a...
      Jul 13, 2019 @ 7:00am
      Jul 13, 2019
      user #1812340FranchezcatrailLake Alpine LoopNot true Blue level skill. This is more like...
      Jul 13, 2019 @ 6:58am
      Jul 13, 2019
      user #503778airsoftesneetoreportOddenn Trail (Upper Rings)Went to ride here until June 22 and trail was...
      Jul 3, 2019 @ 1:17pm
      Jul 3, 2019

      Local Badges

      • By dhtahoe2010 & contributors
      • Admins: SBTS, TheAngryTomato, BVTS
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