5.8 miles
Distance
977 ft
Climb
-922 ft
Descent
1,044 ft
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Easy loop of Academy and Bear Claw. Optionally descend Sugar Mountain and Little Bear for some more fun

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Academy and Bear Claw is a 6 mile moderately popular easy route located near Coquitlam British Columbia. This mountain bike only route. This route includes 6 trails. This route climbs 977 ft with a max elevation of 1,044 ft then descends -922 ft.
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Green
More Stats for Academy and Bear Claw mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    1 hr 6 min
  • Altitude change
    54 ft
  • Altitude min
    417 ft
  • Altitude start
    544 ft
  • Altitude end
    597 ft
  • Grade
    0.2%
  • Grade max
    -39.8%
  • Grade min
    50.7%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,156 ft
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