4,531 ft
Distance
553 ft
Climb
-13 ft
Descent
00:19:56
Avg time

Bear Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Kimberley Nature Park
    Kimberley, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Doubletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Uphill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #4952 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    40 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

This is one of the, if not THE hardest, climbs in the Kimberley Nature Park. Starts pretty mellow, but gets harder as you get higher.

More Stats for Bear bike trail
  • Altitude change
    541 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,950 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,502 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,950 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,491 ft
  • Grade
    11.936%
  • Grade max
    -7.731%
  • Grade min
    27.838%
  • Distance climb
    3,873 ft
  • Distance down
    389 ft
  • Distance flat
    269 ft
  • Avg time
    00:19:56
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Status:
on Oct 13, 2019
Dry
Avg: 5 (1 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
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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
  • 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
      Directions to bear trailhead (49.648430, -116.019110)
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      Bear Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Oct 13, 2019 @ 9:46am
      Oct 13, 2019
      reporter Large tree down across trail, blocking trail
      Sep 4, 2019 @ 7:40pm
      Sep 4, 2019
      reporter Trees cleared by KTS volunteer trail crew. Become a member or buy a trail pass to support our trails at kimberleytrails.org
      Aug 18, 2019 @ 5:59pm
      Aug 18, 2019
      5 trees down in the bottom half of bear, just before the steep bit - 2 smallish with lots of branches, 2x12 Inch and 1 x 24 inch
      Aug 9, 2019 @ 8:21pm
      Aug 9, 2019
      Aug 6, 2019 @ 7:42am
      Aug 6, 2019
      Multiple trees down in last windstorm, various diameters, needs chainsaw work.
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
      •  
      6 Months
      • 23 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      All
      • 60 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      15 |
      Oct 14, 2018 @ 7:15am
      Oct 14, 2018

      Routes with this trail

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      8 miles

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