5 miles
Distance
528 ft
Climb
-513 ft
Descent
00:24:59
Avg time

Lake Alpine Loop Details

  • Riding area
    Bear Valley
    Bear Valley, California
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    Summer
  • Global Ranking
  • Land Manager
    USFS

Even though this is listed as an easy ride aerobically, it demands solid technical skills. You must be willing to walk your bike through sections that you cannot ride without sliding. Highlights include views of Lake Alpine, and the Carson Wilderness Area. Overall, this is a fun, technically challenging singletrack route that is great for beginners and advanced riders alike.

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More Stats for Lake Alpine Loop mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    16 ft
  • Altitude min
    7,301 ft
  • Altitude max
    7,804 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,554 ft
  • Altitude end
    7,569 ft
  • Grade
    0.058%
  • Grade max
    -17.945%
  • Grade min
    21.32%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    938 ft
  • Avg time
    00:24:59
  • Avg reverse time
    00:00:26
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Lake Alpine Loop Trail Reports

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Jul 6, 2017 @ 8:24am
Jul 6, 2017
May be a few patches of snow and a downed tree or two.
Jun 30, 2017 @ 11:00am
Jun 30, 2017
Jun 6, 2017 @ 1:49pm
Jun 6, 2017
Jun 6, 2017 @ 10:50am
Jun 6, 2017
We anticipate most of the summer activities (kayaking, mountain biking, hiking and camping) in areas that are not affected by the U.S. Forest Road...
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