62.0 miles
8,072 ft
-8,142 ft
2 miles
High Point

Cell phone coverage may be spotty or non-existent in many places on this route. Riders should be experienced and self-sufficient.

This loop can be ridden as shown or used as a planning template. It will expose the rider to some of the finest trails in the Big Bear region: Wildhorse, SART, Skyline, and more. It can be ridden either direction - recommend clockwise as shown. Variations of the loop to include nearby spurs or parallel trails can explored by the ride planner to change the length or challenge of the ride to suit. Example: Replace Seven Oaks Rd with the Converse Rd or plan the Skyline Trail vice the Skyline Road. Some sections of the loop are remote - riders should be experienced and self-sufficient. Medical/rescue assistance may be delayed or have difficultly locating a rider in an emergency. Experience, equipment, fitness, nutrition and hydration must be considered in any ride plan. This course can be ridden either solo or in a group (recommended).

Detailed Description
Big Bear 100K Grand Tour is a 62 mile popular intermediate route located near Big Bear California. This mountain bike only route can be used both directions and has a hard overall physical rating. This route includes 8 trails. This route climbs 8,072 ft with a max elevation of 8,715 ft then descends -8,142 ft.
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
  • Route Type
  • Bike type
    AM, XC, Gravel
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
  • Ridelogs
More Stats for Big Bear 100K Grand Tour mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    12 hr 59 min
  • Altitude min
    4,789 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,308 ft
  • Altitude end
    7,238 ft
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    30 miles
  • Distance down
    29 miles
  • Distance flat
    3 miles
Avg: 5 (1 votes)
Trail Conditions
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Oct 21, 2023 @ 2:38pm
Oct 21, 2023
All fine.
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Sep 16, 2023
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Aug 17, 2023 @ 11:38pm
Aug 17, 2023
Open and running great. Nice little stream flowing next to the trail.
Pineknot Connector
Dec 6, 2022 @ 1:47pm
Dec 6, 2022
An rideable would not recommend with snow
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