8 miles
Distance
1,467 ft
Climb
-1,476 ft
Descent
01:42:00
Avg time
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Skyline Trail Details

  • Riding area
    Snow Summit
    Big Bear, California
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular in reverse
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    Apr-Sep
  • TTFs on trail
    Berm, Jump, Roller Coaster
  • Ride in rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking

The Skyline Trail is almost an entire loop that takes you across the top of the mountain and then heading west drops you down and around. This top section includes the all these sections: Groundbreaker Trail, Flow, Pump Track, Clark's Grade, Helipad, Switchbacks, and View House Trail

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More Stats for Skyline Trail mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -8 ft
  • Altitude min
    7,612 ft
  • Altitude max
    7,995 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,824 ft
  • Altitude end
    7,816 ft
  • Grade
    -0.017%
  • Grade max
    -30.822%
  • Grade min
    25.584%
  • Distance climb
    4 miles
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 miles
  • Avg time
    01:42:00
  • Avg reverse time
    01:33:50
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Status:
on Jul 28, 2017
Dry
Avg: 4 (1 votes)

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Skyline Trail Trail Reports

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Jul 28, 2017 @ 6:52am
Jul 28, 2017
Ran into horse ride, about 6 to 8, really dug up trail for about a mile or so somewhere in the middle. Made for chattery ride, and big fresh horse...
Jun 14, 2017 @ 8:59pm
Jun 14, 2017
Western half is sandy and loose in climbs and corners
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Oct 23, 2015 @ 7:11pm
Oct 23, 2015
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Jul 18, 2015 @ 7:17am
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Mar 3, 2015 @ 9:57pm
Mar 3, 2015
Skyline Trail, Corona

1 Review & Comments

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flag jmvcolorado (Aug 6, 2017 at 21:36)
 Elevation and full route are a bit off here. See MTB Proj. I did the full Skyline, which is 15 miles one-way and somewhere around 1,750'. The out-and-back from the Club View Drive lower trailhead totaled 30.2 miles, including the tiny Grand View Overlook spur. Total elevation gain was 3,652'.
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