1.8 miles
Distance
226 ft
Climb
-863 ft
Descent
00:17:29
Avg time

Bear Bones Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Rose Valley
    West Kelowna, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Black Diamond (1 vote)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Bridge, Drop, Rock Face, Teeter Totter
  • Global Ranking
    #8743 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #3818 in Trail Running
    • #10710 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    90 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 95 in Trail Running
    • 70 in Hiking

Bear Bones is the quickest trail from the top Rose Valley Peak to get to the Rose Valley Dam access road to continue the Lake Loop. Not overly technical but the last section of the trail is called Side Show Bob and that 300 meters is better rated as advanced rather than intermediate.

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More Stats for Bear Bones mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -637 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,872 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,509 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,509 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,873 ft
  • Grade
    -6.9%
  • Grade max
    -76.6%
  • Grade min
    47.9%
  • Distance climb
    1,755 ft
  • Distance down
    1 mile
  • Distance flat
    407 ft
  • Avg time
    00:17:29
  • Avg reverse time
    00:36:19
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Status:
on Jul 1, 2022
Ideal
Avg: 4.35 (13 votes)
Your vote: 0

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      Bear Bones Trail Reports

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      Jul 1, 2022 @ 12:08pm
      2 days
      Such a great trail
      Jun 12, 2022 @ 7:46am
      Jun 12, 2022
      Jun 11, 2022 @ 8:44am
      Jun 11, 2022
      So good today.
      May 21, 2022 @ 9:59am
      May 21, 2022
      Apr 3, 2022 @ 2:20pm
      Apr 3, 2022
      Beautiful condition - no mud at all
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 8 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 161 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      All
      • 2,228 rides
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      Apr 1, 2017 @ 4:01pm
      Apr 1, 2017

      3 Reviews & Comments

      • + 1
      oldschool24 (May 23, 2015 at 14:40)
       its BEAR bones like the ursine omnivore
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      oldschool24 (Sep 25, 2016 at 19:25)
       last section of this trail actually goes to RSVP and Slik 50
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      AlejoB (Jun 9, 2018 at 18:46)
       Was expecting a pure descent, has some climbing , fun trail, not really sure if technical.
      [Reply]





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      Rose Valley MTB: Bear Bones  MTB with Ella the...
      3:39 | 19 | Jun 29, 2022 , West Kelowna
      BCBIKECAM- Rose Valley- Bear Bones
      9:38 | 51 | Apr 26, 2022 , West Kelowna
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