2,995 ft
Distance
24 ft
Climb
-34 ft
Descent
00:04:09
Avg time

Beartree Details

  • Riding Area
    South March Highlands
    Kanata, Ontario
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • TTFs on Trail
    Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking

This trail would be given an intermediate rating in most other trail networks. The beginner/green rating it has been given is relative to South March Highlands, not relative to trails in general.

If you are a beginner, suggest you start with the Western Greenbelt Trails in the general vicinity of West Hunt Club and Moodie Drive and also Gatineau Park. Maps for both are available from the National Capital Commission.

If I haven't scared you off... Bear Tree is flat, with rocks, roots, rough rock armouring, and narrow sections. It's generally very muddy in the spring and after significant rainfall. It's not a remarkably fun or challenging trail, but as a means to getting to the more challenging and fun inner network of trails (Dogsled, PWT, etc), it is more enjoyable and less rocky to ride than the alternative: Rockhopper.

In the winter, it's the first trail to be fatbike-ridable, and also the first trail to ice-up.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Beartree bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -10 ft
  • Altitude min
    356 ft
  • Altitude max
    370 ft
  • Altitude start
    369 ft
  • Altitude end
    359 ft
  • Grade
    -0.329%
  • Grade max
    -6.761%
  • Grade min
    8.631%
  • Distance climb
    964 ft
  • Distance down
    1,509 ft
  • Distance flat
    522 ft
  • Avg time
    00:04:09
  • Avg reverse time
    00:04:31
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Status:
on Nov 12, 2018
Wet
Avg: 3 (3 votes)

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Trail Style
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Activity Type
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to beartree-4417 trailhead (45.339530, -75.942270)

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