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      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.

      Bear Valley Adventure Company (BVAC) rents, sells, and services bikes, flatwater kayaks, and stand-up paddleboards. BVAC also has 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.
      Links
      Activities Click to view
      Region Details
      • 4
      • 20
      • 15
      • 1
      • 1

      Region Status
      Caution as of Apr 15, 2022

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      102
      Trails Mountain Bike
      47
      Trails E-Bike
      5
      Trails Hike
      47
      Trails Trail Running
      47
      Trails Horse
      1
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      1
      Trails Snowshoe
      34
      Trails Downhill Ski
      26
      Trails Nordic Ski
      34
      Total Distance
      86 miles
      Total Descent
      20,619 ft
      Total Vertical
      2,111 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      8,589 ft
      Reports
      178
      Photos
      65
      Ridden Counter
      1,658

      Photos of Bear Valley Mountain Bike

      trail: Bloods Creek
      29 |
      Oct 21, 2021 @ 10:56am
      Oct 21, 2021
      trail: The Rings
      44 |
      Jul 28, 2021 @ 10:26am
      Jul 28, 2021
      trail: Cape Horn
      25 |
      Jun 16, 2021 @ 7:03am
      Jun 16, 2021
      41 |
      Oct 18, 2020 @ 10:37pm
      Oct 18, 2020
      39 |
      Oct 18, 2020 @ 10:37pm
      Oct 18, 2020
      39 |
      Oct 18, 2020 @ 10:37pm
      Oct 18, 2020
      62 |
      Oct 18, 2020 @ 10:37pm
      Oct 18, 2020
      38 |
      Aug 26, 2020 @ 8:39am
      Aug 26, 2020

      Videos of Bear Valley Mountain Bike

      Smoke on the water in Alpine County
      20:39 | 40 | Oct 8, 2021 , Bear Valley
      Riding Bear Valley blind |  First tracks on...
      trail: The Rings
      3:52 | 221 | Dec 19, 2020 , Bear Valley
      Riding Bear Valley blind |  First tracks on...
      3:52 | 243 | Dec 19, 2020 , Bear Valley
      YouTube
      2:36 | 521 | Jun 12, 2020 , Bear Valley
      RINGS TRAIL | BEAR VALLEY, CA
      trail: The Rings
      2:33 | 526 | Jun 10, 2020 , Bear Valley
      Alternative Lines
      2:32 | 248 | Jun 9, 2020 , Bear Valley
      MOUNTAIN BIKING BEAR VALLEY | Bear Valley to...
      12:18 | 344 | Jun 30, 2019 , Bear Valley
      MOUNTAIN BIKE BEAR VALLEY, CA || Cape Horn Trail
      trail: Cape Horn
      8:35 | 498 | Jun 23, 2019 , Bear Valley

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditioninfouser
      Elusive Trail
      Oct 12, 2021 @ 7:32am
      Oct 12, 2021
      Dry This trail is open once again after being...GWiz CCCMB
      Cape Horn
      Aug 26, 2021 @ 10:34am
      Aug 26, 2021
      IdealE-Bike Mostly clear and a good ride! Could use...GWiz CCCMB
      Bear Valley to Alpine Lake Trail
      Aug 26, 2021 @ 10:34am
      Aug 26, 2021
      IdealE-Bike Could use a small bit of sweeping from...GWiz CCCMB
      Silvertip Campground to Lake Alpine
      Aug 26, 2021 @ 10:34am
      Aug 26, 2021
      IdealE-Bike Only issue currently is a large erosion...GWiz CCCMB
      Double ByPass Trail
      Aug 26, 2021 @ 10:34am
      Aug 26, 2021
      UnknownE-Bike All good and rideable except a small...GWiz CCCMB
      Short n' Steep
      Aug 23, 2021 @ 8:47am
      Aug 23, 2021
      UnknownSome trees down on trail, and just...WillieB
      Bear Valley to Alpine Lake Trail
      Aug 4, 2021 @ 11:45am
      Aug 4, 2021
      IdealA great trail for beginner/intermediate...GWiz CCCMB
      Mosquito Lake to Stanislaus Meadow
      Aug 3, 2021 @ 11:51am
      Aug 3, 2021
      DryE-Bike Recent rains have created some washouts...GWiz CCCMB
      Lake Alpine Loop (Three Creeks Segment)
      Jul 5, 2021 @ 1:16pm
      Jul 5, 2021
      VariableE-Bike Dnylander
      Real Reba Pack Trail
      Jun 27, 2021 @ 9:32am
      Jun 27, 2021
      UnknownGWiz CCCMB

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #3003829dapventurewishlisttrailPower Line Trail
      Apr 8, 2022 @ 3:52pm
      Apr 8, 2022
      user #1667541Yetisb6c84riddentrailGranite Slab and 1 more
      Feb 20, 2022 @ 9:34pm
      Feb 20, 2022
      user #142441kyleluvsdhwishlisttrailShort n' Steep
      Jan 12, 2022 @ 8:08pm
      Jan 12, 2022
      user #2911816ChipsNBeerwishlisttrailGranite Slab
      Nov 23, 2021 @ 9:14am
      Nov 23, 2021
      user #611761markhollowayupdatetrailGranite Slab and 2 more
      Nov 9, 2021 @ 8:59am
      Nov 9, 2021

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #339274dmarsh15trailReal Reba Pack Trail$5 to whoever can clean this whole climb. ...
      Aug 29, 2021 @ 8:25pm
      Aug 29, 2021
      user #1585949WillieBtrailBee Gulch TrailMehh, trail is ok. Rings is way cooler imho
      Aug 23, 2021 @ 8:46am
      Aug 23, 2021
      user #356786GWiztrailElusive TrailThis trail is essentially closed for the...
      Aug 19, 2021 @ 8:51am
      Aug 19, 2021
      user #2779677LucianW8UsmDtrailShort n' SteepI rode this trail, hard to find but well worth...
      Jul 11, 2021 @ 8:36pm
      Jul 11, 2021
      user #2204228mjpelletrailWolfe-BrayThis trail is in terrible shape with downed...
      Jul 7, 2021 @ 3:44pm
      Jul 7, 2021

      Local Badges


      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike4759 miles13,606 ft33 miles2,113 ft
      #2,540#1,0546517221,094
      E-Bike59 miles1,490 ft4 miles1,621 ft
      #85212843
      Hike4759 miles12,638 ft32 miles2,113 ft
      #2,014#960171145
      Trail Running4759 miles12,638 ft32 miles2,113 ft
      #2,014#95917125
      Horse1
      82
      ATV/ORV/OHV11 mile525 ft1 mile525 ft
      82
      Snowshoe3419 miles1,276 ft8 miles564 ft
      #64774
      Downhill Ski268 miles5,735 ft7 miles1,683 ft
      #1546103
      Nordic Ski3419 miles1,276 ft8 miles564 ft
      #307786
      • By dhtahoe2010 & contributors
      • Admins: SBTS, TheAngryTomato, BVTS, BVAC
      • #19052 - 13,112 views

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