5.8 miles
Distance
977 ft
Climb
-922 ft
Descent
1,044 ft
High Point

Easy loop of Academy and Bear Claw. Optionally descend Sugar Mountain and Little Bear for some more fun!

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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Green
More Stats for Academy and Bear Claw mountain bike route
  • 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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Bear Claw Connector
Bear Claw Connector
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Bear Claw Connector

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Academy Trail
Jul 1, 2021 @ 12:26am
Jul 1, 2021
Tree down at the end of academy after the drops
Buntzen West Service Road
Jun 6, 2021 @ 3:49pm
Jun 6, 2021
Bear Claw
Mar 16, 2021 @ 5:10pm
Mar 16, 2021
Sign says that it will be closed until October reporter
Buntzen Lake Trail
Nov 15, 2020 @ 9:00am
Nov 15, 2020
Bear Claw Connector
Jun 27, 2020 @ 1:54pm
Jun 27, 2020
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