16 miles
Distance
3,427 ft
Climb
-3,430 ft
Descent
1 miles
High Point

Bear spray is a good idea

Solid loop with some challenging climbing, good flow on top and a rowdy descent.

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Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
More Stats for Bear Canyon - Mystical Bear - New World Gulch mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    5,397 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,478 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,475 ft
  • Grade
    -0.004%
  • Grade max
    -48.685%
  • Grade min
    62.007%
  • Distance climb
    8 miles
  • Distance down
    7 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,291 ft
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Layers winter
Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail transparency

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

traildateconditiondescription
Bear Canyon Road
Sep 19, 2018 @ 1:27pm
Sep 19, 2018
Very muddy after bear lakes turnoff. Lots and lots of fresh cow crap
New World Gulch Trail #50
Jul 2, 2018 @ 7:21pm
Jul 2, 2018
Upper half still super wet, not recommended
Mystical Bear
Sep 18, 2017 @ 7:39pm
Sep 18, 2017
Rode halfway, this trail is just below the snow line, although slick in spots. One tree down in an obvious location. reporter
Bear Lakes
Aug 22, 2017 @ 6:42pm
Aug 22, 2017
Fun flowy trail! Nice and wide (also used by dirt bikes) which makes for a fun jump line
Mystic Lake Cutoff
Jul 22, 2017 @ 4:56pm
Jul 22, 2017
Clear and dry but dusty.
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