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Bear Canyon Trail

 4.0 (7)

Length


1.8 Miles 2.9 Kilometers


956' 291 m

Ascent

-17' -5 m

Descent

10%

Avg Grade (6°)

43%

Max Grade (23°)

7,210' 2,198 m

High

6,265' 1,910 m

Low

Shared By Brian Smith

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Bad / Closed 12 days ago

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

Brian Smith

Dogs Leashed

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 16, 2018
Jenn Arreguin
May 15, 2018
Molly Foster
Apr 9, 2018
Bryson F
1.8mi
Nov 20, 2017
Elisheva Wexler
Sep 11, 2017
Maren Miller
Aug 18, 2017
Zachary Hamashin
Good hike. Good for the return route from bear peak. 1.8mi
Jun 25, 2017
Matt Oliver
Jul 23, 2016
Neanderthal Guy

Trail Ratings

  4.0 from 7 votes

#7

in Boulder

#5649

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#7

in Boulder

#544

in Colorado

#5,649

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