3.2 miles
Distance
13 ft
Climb
-1,171 ft
Descent
00:21:44
Avg time
Supporters, Builders, Maintainers & Land Managers of Bear Creek Trail

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    Land Manager

Bear Creek Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Cement Creek
    Crested Butte, Colorado
  • Ref Number
    #415
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #36389 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #90709 in Trail Running
    • #42440 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    80 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 50 in Hiking

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Bear Creek is a highly rated 3 mile popular blue singletrack trail located near Crested Butte Colorado. This mountain bike primary trail can be used downhill primary. On average it takes 21 minutes to complete this trail.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Bear Creek mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,158 ft
  • Altitude min
    9,852 ft
  • Altitude max
    11,010 ft
  • Altitude start
    11,010 ft
  • Altitude end
    9,852 ft
  • Grade
    -6.8%
  • Grade max
    -39.5%
  • Grade min
    4.8%
  • Distance climb
    633 ft
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    492 ft
  • Avg time
    00:21:44
  • Avg reverse time
    00:54:32
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Status:
on Jul 18, 2021
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Avg: 4.15 (6 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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      Bear Creek Trail Reports

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      Jul 18, 2021 @ 7:33am
      Jul 18, 2021
      Monsoon moisture
      Jul 31, 2020 @ 9:33am
      Jul 31, 2020
      reporter Some puddles on trail.
      Aug 21, 2019 @ 11:50am
      Aug 21, 2019
      Aug 10, 2019 @ 8:18am
      Aug 10, 2019
      Jul 21, 2019 @ 3:59pm
      Jul 21, 2019
      There are some deep ruts from motos and mud, too narrow for pedals but deep enough to catch them.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
      •  
      6 Months
      • 124 rides
      • 23 miles avg distance
      All
      • 373 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      258 |
      Feb 1, 2018 @ 6:03pm
      Feb 1, 2018

      Routes with this trail

      titleratingdistance
      Flag - Bear - Dr. Park
      28 miles
      Reno / Flag / Bear / Deadman's Gulch
      19 miles
      Cement-Spring Creek Epic
      31 miles

      2 Reviews & Comments

      • + 0
      lkfiluta6 (Aug 6, 2019 at 18:03)
       Super fun downhill!!
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      gunnyhoney (Oct 20, 2020 at 14:44)
       Dirt bikes allowed on flag, bear, deadmans, rosebud, and cement trails
      [Reply]

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      Videos

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      My Favorite Backcountry (Mountain Biking) Loop...
      32:02 | 11 | Aug 26, 2021 , Crested Butte
      Crested Butte - Dr. Park (Bear Creek)
      13:25 | 106 | Feb 24, 2020 , Crested Butte
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