2 miles
Distance
100 ft
Climb
-923 ft
Descent
00:38:44
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Cougar Crest Trail

Cougar Crest Trail Details

  • Riding Area
    Big Bear Lake (North)
    Big Bear, California
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    Spring/Summer/Fall
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #6238 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    45 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    San Bernadino National Forest

One of the best trails in the area. Rocky, rutted, roots, tight switchbacks, perfect.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Cougar Crest Trail bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -823 ft
  • Altitude min
    6,846 ft
  • Altitude max
    7,669 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,669 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,846 ft
  • Grade
    -6.579%
  • Grade max
    -40.177%
  • Grade min
    13.727%
  • Distance climb
    1,793 ft
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    589 ft
  • Avg time
    00:38:44
  • Avg reverse time
    00:19:04
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Status:
Avg: 5 (2 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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  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 2 days
  • < 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
ContributeDetails
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  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos

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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 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
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
  • Other Other
      Directions to cougar-crest-trail trailhead (34.280938, -116.913264)
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 2 rides
      • 7 miles avg distance
      All
      • 17 rides
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      Photos

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      541 |
      Jan 12, 2016 @ 8:40am
      Jan 12, 2016
      | 1 comments Cougar Crest Trail, Fawnskin
      221 |
      Apr 13, 2009 @ 8:52pm
      Apr 13, 2009
      | 1 comments Cougar Crest Trail, Big Bear
      299 |
      Apr 13, 2009 @ 8:52pm
      Apr 13, 2009
      Cougar Crest Trail, Big Bear
      193 |
      Apr 12, 2009 @ 10:53pm
      Apr 12, 2009
      Cougar Crest Trail, Big Bear

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      flag cynthasizer (Oct 6, 2017 at 13:58)
       Fun. Hikers on the weekend though.
      [Reply]

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