5,004 ft
Distance
644 ft
Climb
-51 ft
Descent
00:23:27
Avg time

Bear Claw Details

  • Riding Area
    Buntzen Lake Recreation Area
    Anmore, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Global Ranking
    #45776 in Mountain Biking

Leading steeply up the mountainside into the cool, dark cedar and hemlock forests that blanket the slopes around Buntzen Lake, these trails form loops with Powerhouse Road and the Lakeview Trail and provide access to the Diez Vistas Trail and the trail to Sasamat Lake.

More Stats for Bear Claw bike trail
  • Altitude change
    593 ft
  • Altitude min
    429 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,044 ft
  • Altitude start
    429 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,022 ft
  • Grade
    11.844%
  • Grade max
    -11.434%
  • Grade min
    49.639%
  • Distance climb
    4,382 ft
  • Distance down
    580 ft
  • Distance flat
    41 ft
  • Avg time
    00:23:27
  • Avg reverse time
    00:14:04
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Status:
on Jul 24, 2018
Dry
Avg: 2 (2 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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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 or Major Issue / Red

  • 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 Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • 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
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
Directions to bear-claw trailhead (49.338920, -122.866260)
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Bear Claw Trail Reports

datedescription
Jul 24, 2018 @ 6:56pm
Jul 24, 2018
The start of the climb is quite overgrown.
Oct 22, 2017 @ 9:01am
Oct 22, 2017
reporter All good. Wet, but good.
Oct 10, 2017 @ 7:53am
Oct 10, 2017
Jul 2, 2017 @ 12:09am
Jul 2, 2017
All clear. One edging log displaced at a lower switchback.
Aug 10, 2015 @ 6:15pm
Aug 10, 2015
Lots of overgrowth and some fallen branches here and there, but still rideable.
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Oct 1, 2016 @ 11:37pm
Oct 1, 2016
Bear Claw, Coquitlam
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Oct 1, 2016 @ 11:37pm
Oct 1, 2016
| 2 comments Bear Claw, Coquitlam

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