1.7 miles
Distance
544 ft
Climb
-221 ft
Descent
00:19:49
Avg time

Bear Mountain Trail Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Bear Mountain
    Santa Cruz, California
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Local Popularity
    45 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 70 in Trail Running
    • 100 in Hiking

A dirt road climb around and to the top of Bear Mountain

This trail is unsanctioned.

Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Bear Mountain Trail mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    323 ft
  • Altitude min
    310 ft
  • Altitude max
    755 ft
  • Altitude start
    310 ft
  • Altitude end
    632 ft
  • Grade
    3.653%
  • Grade max
    -30.887%
  • Grade min
    45.963%
  • Distance climb
    5,136 ft
  • Distance down
    3,032 ft
  • Distance flat
    659 ft
  • Avg time
    00:19:49
  • Avg reverse time
    00:16:04
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Status:
on Jan 16, 2021
Wet
Avg: 2 (1 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 Mountain Trail Trail Reports

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      Jan 16, 2021 @ 6:59pm
      Jan 16, 2021
      Short “secret trail” have way up the mountain brings you to rail road tracks. Short high speed tech trail. some jumps and steep sections.
      Oct 12, 2020 @ 11:37am
      Oct 12, 2020
      Fun trails hard to ride the same ride twice.
      May 20, 2020 @ 7:44pm
      May 20, 2020
      Apr 21, 2020 @ 2:55pm
      Apr 21, 2020
      Dry but no real issues here.
      Feb 14, 2020 @ 4:07pm
      Feb 14, 2020
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 2 rides
      • 17 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 54 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      All
      • 524 rides
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      Jul 5, 2019 @ 1:57pm
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      Jul 2, 2019 @ 1:54pm
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      Jul 2, 2019 @ 1:53pm
      Jul 2, 2019

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