2,635 ft
Distance
15 ft
Climb
-292 ft
Descent
00:06:02
Avg time

3 Bears (Bracken) Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
  • Riding Area
    Harbourview
    Sooke, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Jump, Rock Garden
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #31318 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    85 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 50 in E-Biking
  • Land Manager
    CRD

Named after a family of 3 bears who's mother used the trail to walk her cubs to school. Here the elevation continues to flatten out as you come closer to the end with XC singletrack and some smaller rock rolls and tight tree sections.

Access Info

Access via the Grouse trail, Quimper Summit trail or K2/Manzanita.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for 3 Bears (Bracken) mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -278 ft
  • Altitude min
    337 ft
  • Altitude max
    617 ft
  • Altitude start
    614 ft
  • Altitude end
    337 ft
  • Grade
    -10.532%
  • Grade max
    -28.655%
  • Grade min
    10.187%
  • Distance climb
    396 ft
  • Distance down
    2,077 ft
  • Distance flat
    162 ft
  • Avg time
    00:06:02
  • Avg reverse time
    00:00:19
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Status:
on Sep 9, 2020
Dry
Avg: 3.65 (9 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 80%
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  • < 50%
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  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
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  • > 6 months
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      3 Bears (Bracken) Trail Reports

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 6 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 147 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      All
      • 690 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      42 |
      Oct 20, 2019 @ 9:38am
      Oct 20, 2019
      471 |
      Jan 16, 2014 @ 7:49am
      Jan 16, 2014
      595 |
      Jan 5, 2014 @ 6:41pm
      Jan 5, 2014
      622 |
      Jan 5, 2014 @ 6:37pm
      Jan 5, 2014

      Routes with this trail

      titleratingdistance
      Shields and Grass
      12 miles

      3 Reviews & Comments

      • + 0
      flag cheech222 (Jul 3, 2019 at 9:27)
       Left a blue and black Troy lee designs helmet at the bench by the wash station July 2nd please call 2508700605 if found thanks
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag Bikepack (Jul 29, 2019 at 17:40)
       Trails called "Bracken" on all signage at the park
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      flag horntoria (Jan 4, 2020 at 0:16)
       Signage says Bracken but original name is 3 Bears. Respect the trail builder and its chosen name. CRD renaming trails was super lame
      [Reply]

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