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black Bear Canyon Trail

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1.8 mile 2.9 kilometer point to point
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Elevation

Ascent: 1,812' 552 m
Descent: 0' 0 m
High: 7,975' 2,431 m
Low: 6,164' 1,879 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 19% (11°)
Max Grade: 67% (34°)

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Trail shared by Kristen Arendt

A short but strenuous climb from Frijole Trail to the Bowl Trail.

Kristen Arendt

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Don't underestimate this challenging trail! Although it is just under 2 miles in length, it packs quit the punch, climbing 1,800 ft. up Bear Canyon to a junction with the Bowl Trail. The trail is steep for most of its length, and you'll probably want to stop to catch your breath a couple times on the way up.

The first part of the trail heads through the canyon with the tall canyon walls towering above you. Once you gain a bit more elevation, the Bear Canyon Trail offers nice views looking along the north side of the canyon and down to the plains. Overall, there is a lot to see on this short trail, as long as you don't mind the leg-burning climb.

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Mar 10, 2018
Jay Abernathy

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  4.3 from 4 votes

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