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blue Bear Canyon Trail

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1.8 mile 2.8 kilometer point to point
75% Runnable
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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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 9, 2016
Matthew Coye
Apr 9, 2016
JonathanC
NCAR to West Ridge of Bear Peak. Stopped at shoulder before summit. 9.2mi — 1h 35m

Trail Ratings

  4.0 from 7 votes

#7

in Boulder

#6820

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  4.0 from 7 votes
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#7

in Boulder

#604

in Colorado

#6,820

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