40.9 miles
4,168 ft
-7,578 ft
2 miles
High Point

A fire road road near HWY 4 from Bear Valley to Arnold

Detailed Description
Arnold Games - Bear to Arnold Shorter FRM Gaia is a 41 mile moderately popular intermediate route located near Bear Valley California. This mountain bike only route. This route includes 3 trails. This route climbs 4,168 ft with a max elevation of 8,436 ft then descends -7,578 ft.
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Bear Valley Trail Stewardship (www.bearvalleytrails.org)
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More Stats for Arnold Games - Bear to Arnold Shorter FRM Gaia mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    7 hr 5 min
  • Altitude change
    -3,408 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,703 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,116 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,707 ft
  • Grade
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  • Distance climb
    15 miles
  • Distance down
    24 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

Koala Access
Jul 14, 2023 @ 3:00am
Jul 14, 2023
Trail "jeep road" is clear all the way top to bottom. Could use some raking in gravel sections for mountain bikes, but would probably just get torn up again by ATVs and Jeeps. Very green and full of Mules Ear and wild flowers. No snow
Corral Hollow OHV Trail
Jun 11, 2020 @ 9:47pm
Jun 11, 2020
steep and loose climb as normal
Ski Area Access
Jun 11, 2020 @ 9:37pm
Jun 11, 2020
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