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Bear Canyon Trail

Intermediate

Trail

1.8 mile 2.8 kilometer point to point
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 950' 290 m
Descent: -2' 0 m
High: 7,217' 2,200 m
Low: 6,268' 1,911 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 10% (6°)
Max Grade: 41% (22°)

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Trail shared by Brian Smith

A rugged trail the climbs up Bear Canyon along the banks of Bear Canyon Creek.

Brian Smith

Features Birding · Cave · River/Creek · Views · Waterfall · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Description

This two-mile trail cuts through the valley between Green Mountain and Bear Mountain. It's a rugged and rocky trail that climbs almost continuously to a junction with Green Mountain and Bear Peak West Ridge. Expect to navigate steep, often loose terrain and large rocky features. This trail, and its neighboring creek, show distinct signs of flood damage from the September 2013 flooding.

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May 18, 2019
Kristy Dickens
Apr 27, 2019
Diane E
Aug 26, 2018
Morgan H
Fun stroll into the mountains. A good warm up to the rest of Bear peak trail. 1.8mi
Aug 25, 2018
Ross Mallory
3.4mi
May 16, 2018
Jenn Arreguin
May 15, 2018
Molly Foster
Apr 9, 2018
Bryson F
1.8mi
Nov 20, 2017
Elisheva Wexler

Trail Ratings

  4.0 from 7 votes

#8

in Boulder

#7473

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  4.0 from 7 votes
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Trail Rankings

#8

in Boulder

#682

in Colorado

#7,473

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