12.8 miles
Distance
2,635 ft
Climb
-2,638 ft
Descent
3,550 ft
High Point

Riding this route or entering this area is at your own risk. You could get hurt or die and if you do the route creator is not liable for any damage to property, land owner or trail user or any damage to any other parties involved.

A long challenging loop that uses most of the trail network with minimal overlap.

This route like all the trails in this riding area are covered with roots rocks and other natural features. They are hand built with very few man made structures. They route is best ridden on a full suspension cross country bike or a trail bike. The route has no shuttle access anywhere and there is significant climbing most of which is on sweet single track that is fun going up or down. Fitness is an asset. The route is typically done counter-clockwise. Which ever direction you choose watch for other users such as hikers/trail runners and dog walkers. Most people would start at the parking lot located just past Stones bay road that is located beside the graveyard.

Disclaimer:
All trails in this area are unsanctioned and may have fallen trees and other hazards, including wildlife. They may not be maintained at all. The information may not be up to date and you should follow any restrictions regarding access to this trail system from any landowners or government bodies. Riding this route or entering this area is at your own risk. You could get hurt or die and if you do the route creator is not liable for any damage to property, land owner or trail user or any damage to any other parties involved. Please respect the land the trails they are on by not littering or damaging the property in any way.

This route is Unsanctioned, Ride at your own Risk!

Detailed Description
Bear is a 13 mile less popular expert unsanctioned route located near Fort St. James British Columbia. This mountain bike only route. This route includes 37 trails. This route climbs 2,635 ft with a max elevation of 3,550 ft then descends -2,638 ft.

15 Reviews & Comments

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guyridler (Jun 21, 2019 at 19:53)
Trail Skyline
Trees cleared. All good now
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guyridler (Jun 20, 2019 at 20:38)
Trail Skyline
Does anyone have info on the number of trees down and their size ? Going to head up in the next few days to do some clearing
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guyridler (Jun 20, 2019 at 20:27)
Trail is now clear
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guyridler (Jun 20, 2019 at 20:27)
Trail is now clear
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guyridler (Jun 20, 2019 at 20:27)
Trail is now clear
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CaitBlue (May 20, 2019 at 21:12)
May 2019 - trail closed/unmaintained
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CaitBlue (May 20, 2019 at 21:09)
Trail Quadzilla
May 2019 - trail closed/unmaintained
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CaitBlue (May 20, 2019 at 21:09)
Trail Quadzilla
May 2019 - trail closed/unmaintained
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CaitBlue (May 20, 2019 at 21:09)
Trail Quadzilla
May 2019 - trail closed/unmaintained
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CaitBlue (May 20, 2019 at 21:09)
May 2019 - trail unmaintained/closed
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CaitBlue (May 20, 2019 at 21:09)
May 2019 - trail unmaintained/closed
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CaitBlue (May 20, 2019 at 21:09)
May 2019 - trail unmaintained/closed
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guyridler (Aug 27, 2019 at 11:27)
try riding the trail now. it is much better and you'd change your one star review
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guyridler (Aug 27, 2019 at 11:27)
try riding the trail now. it is much better and you'd change your one star review
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guyridler (Aug 27, 2019 at 11:27)
try riding the trail now. it is much better and you'd change your one star review
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More Stats for Bear mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -4 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,340 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,344 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,339 ft
  • Grade
    -0%
  • Grade max
    -60.4%
  • Grade min
    46.1%
  • Distance climb
    6 miles
  • Distance down
    6 miles
  • Distance flat
    4,488 ft
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Skyline
Jul 30, 2021 @ 11:16am
Jul 30, 2021
Graveyard Crawl
Jun 16, 2021 @ 3:54pm
Jun 16, 2021
Nature's Own
Apr 5, 2021 @ 1:32pm
Apr 5, 2021
About 10 trees down on downhill part of trail and more on skyline
Dirty Girls
Aug 5, 2020 @ 12:17pm
Aug 5, 2020
Clearcut
Jun 9, 2020 @ 7:38pm
Jun 9, 2020
Dry, Saskatoons are blooming.
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