3,845 ft
Distance
13 ft
Climb
-204 ft
Descent
00:05:02
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Pirates Trail

Pirates Details

  • Riding Area
    Big Bear Lake (South)
    Big Bear, California
  • AKA
    Hangman
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    Apr-Oct
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Jump, Gap Jump, Rock Garden
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #20360 in Mountain Biking
  • Land Manager
    San Bernadino National Forest

Great downhill that has been raced on for 20+ years. Rocky, loose, rutted, roots, this trail has it all.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Pirates bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -190 ft
  • Altitude min
    7,812 ft
  • Altitude max
    8,005 ft
  • Altitude start
    8,004 ft
  • Altitude end
    7,814 ft
  • Grade
    -4.953%
  • Grade max
    -12.068%
  • Grade min
    11.598%
  • Distance climb
    335 ft
  • Distance down
    3,363 ft
  • Distance flat
    147 ft
  • Avg time
    00:05:02
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Status:
on Jun 23, 2018
Very Dry
Avg: 4 (2 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
LEGEND
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 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
  • Other Other
Directions to pirates trailhead (34.221715, -116.883109)
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Pirates Trail Reports

datedescription
Jun 23, 2018 @ 8:07am
Jun 23, 2018
very dusty
Jun 2, 2018 @ 8:32am
Jun 2, 2018
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