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Black Bear Trail

Intermediate/Difficult
 4.4 (9)

Challenging trail that connects Hildebrand Ranch with the top of Deer Creek Park.


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Map Key

6.1

Miles

9.8

KM

Point to Point

6,957' 2,120 m

High

5,836' 1,779 m

Low

1,682' 513 m

Up

567' 173 m

Down

7%

Avg Grade (4°)

21%

Max Grade (12°)

Dogs Leashed

The trail is seasonally closed from February 1 through July 31.

Need to Know

This is very steep and relentless climbing with many switchbacks.

Description

This new trail is smooth and loose but definitely steep with tons of switchbacks.

This trail was years in the making and opened on August 1, 2018.

Contacts

Shared By:

Robb Green with improvements by P Prince

Trail Ratings

  4.4 from 9 votes

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  4.4 from 9 votes
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Aong the ridge line for a short segment of Black Bear Trail.
Dec 9, 2018 near Ken Caryl, CO
Great views!!!
Aug 18, 2020 near Ken Caryl, CO
Interesting rock formations are realtively common after emerging from the ridges closest to Two Brands Trail
Dec 9, 2018 near Ken Caryl, CO

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Check-Ins

Nov 8, 2020
Erin Andersen
Hildebrand Ranch approach + Black Bear trail (partial) 5.8mi — 1h 48m
Oct 6, 2020
Kevin Curtis
Mar 7, 2020
Floyd Hartley
6.1mi — 2h 10m
Jan 6, 2019
Amanda Byrne
Dec 16, 2018
David Orner
3mi
Dec 15, 2018
David Orner
3mi
Dec 9, 2018
David Orner
3mi
Oct 28, 2018
Ashley Barron