13 miles
Distance
3,665 ft
Climb
-3,648 ft
Descent
2 miles
High Point

Park at Alpine Loop Summit parking lot and make your way clockwise through some of AF Canyon's best offerings.

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Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
More Stats for Bear Canyon and 252 from Alpine Loop Summit Lot mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    6,443 ft
  • Altitude start
    8,052 ft
  • Altitude end
    8,070 ft
  • Grade
    0.027%
  • Grade max
    -59.013%
  • Grade min
    58.826%
  • Distance climb
    6 miles
  • Distance down
    6 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,344 ft
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Downhill Primary
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  • Uphill Only
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  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

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  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Pine Hollow AF Canyon
      Pine Hollow AF Canyon
      4:26 | 17 | comments: 0 | favs:
      Oct 20, 2018
      Salamander Flat (150) AF Canyon
      Salamander Flat (150) AF Canyon
      4:30 | 25 | comments: 0 | favs:
      Oct 19, 2018
      South Fork Little Deer Creek
      South Fork Little Deer Creek
      5:52 | 24 | comments: 0 | favs:
      Sep 26, 2018

      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

      traildateconditiondescription
      Pine Hollow (047)
      Dec 16, 2018 @ 6:11am
      Dec 16, 2018
      South Fork Little Deer Creek (252)
      Dec 10, 2018 @ 8:57am
      Dec 10, 2018
      For winter this section of trail will be groomed and is downhill only. Return to Alpine Loop summit via the Cascade Springs road.
      Willow Hollow (159)
      Dec 8, 2018 @ 11:15am
      Dec 8, 2018
      Still too soft, needs more grooming and traffic.
      Salamander Flat (150)
      Dec 8, 2018 @ 11:14am
      Dec 8, 2018
      Still too soft, needs more grooming and traffic.
      Bear Canyon (179)
      Nov 6, 2018 @ 1:22pm
      Nov 6, 2018
      Two trees down near the top after dropping in near the road. One larger rock sticking out in the middle of the trail that normally ain’t there
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