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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
Trail Ridden Direction
Trailforks scans users ridelogs to determine the most popular direction each trail is ridden. A good flowing trail network will have most trails flowing in a single direction according to their intension.
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
  • 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
  • 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
      • 4
      • 17
      • 13
      • 1

      Region Status
      Caution as of Nov 8, 2019

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #2,921
      State Ranking
      #124
      Trails (view details)
      35
      Trails Mountain Bike
      35
      Trails E-Bike
      3
      Trails Hike
      35
      Trails Trail Running
      35
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      1
      Total Distance
      51 miles
      Total Descent
      12,482 ft
      Total Vertical
      2,111 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      8,589 ft
      Reports
      101
      Photos
      35
      Ridden Counter
      359

      Photos of Bear Valley Mountain Bike

      3 |
      Nov 3, 2019 @ 6:14pm
      Nov 3, 2019
      3 |
      Nov 3, 2019 @ 6:13pm
      Nov 3, 2019
      6 |
      Nov 3, 2019 @ 6:13pm
      Nov 3, 2019
      trail: Granite Slab
      16 |
      Aug 26, 2019 @ 8:03pm
      Aug 26, 2019

      Videos of Bear Valley Mountain Bike

      MOUNTAIN BIKING BEAR VALLEY | Bear Valley to...
      12:18 | 56 | Jun 30, 2019 , Bear Valley
      MOUNTAIN BIKE BEAR VALLEY, CA || Cape Horn Trail
      trail: Cape Horn
      8:35 | 60 | Jun 23, 2019 , Bear Valley
      MOUNTAIN BIKING BEAR VALLEY, CA || Emigrant Trail
      4:59 | 129 | Jun 23, 2019 , Bear Valley
      Start of Cape Horn to Lake Alpine Trail
      trail: Cape Horn
      108 | 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 #1606446dirttrackin280hvotetrailLower Woodchuck Basin
      Jan 5, 2020 @ 4:27pm
      Jan 5, 2020
      user #1169213ildiavolorossowishlisttrailBear Trap Basin and 2 more
      Dec 12, 2019 @ 9:18pm
      Dec 12, 2019
      user #1774214shenchmanwishlisttrailWolfe-Bray and 7 more
      Nov 10, 2019 @ 2:52pm
      Nov 10, 2019
      user #1606446dirttrackin280haddphoto in My City and 2 more
      Nov 3, 2019 @ 6:13pm
      Nov 3, 2019
      user #1970148ZantomenwishlisttrailWolfe-Bray and 2 more
      Nov 1, 2019 @ 9:21pm
      Nov 1, 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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