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Bear Peak Summit Trail

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 3.6 (5)

A short connector trail high above Boulder.


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0.3

Miles

0.5

KM

68%

Runnable

8,422' 2,567 m

High

8,210' 2,502 m

Low

212' 64 m

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Down

13%

Avg Grade (7°)

19%

Max Grade (11°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Birding · Views

Description

This trail connects Bear Peak to South Boulder Peak and Shadow Canyon Trail. At the North end, this trail becomes difficult to follow as it enters the boulder field that is the Bear Peak summit. There are amazing views in almost any direction from this trail.

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Brian Smith

Trail Ratings

  3.6 from 5 votes

#4

in South Mesa

#21585

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#4

in South Mesa

#1,704

in Colorado

#21,585

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Bear Peak panorama
Jun 27, 2015 near Boulder, CO
The Continental Divide from Bear Peak in Boulder, CO
Aug 17, 2019 near Boulder, CO
Looking northward from Bear Peak, with Boulder under a cloud.
Sep 2, 2019 near Boulder, CO
Looking down toward Boulder from Bear Peak. Boulder is under that lovely cloud, somewhere.
Sep 2, 2019 near Boulder, CO
Looking down on the approach of Bear Peak West Ridge trail
Aug 17, 2019 near Boulder, CO
Once you get to the runnable section inside the burned area, the lung-busting climb is almost over. You're not far from the saddle and great views of Walker Ranch.
Jun 15, 2015 near Boulder, CO

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