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Bear Hole

Intermediate/Difficult
 4.0 (2)

A very tough climb and descent.


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Map Key

1.0

Miles

1.6

KM

81%

Runnable

1,117' 340 m

High

882' 269 m

Low

201' 61 m

Up

234' 71 m

Down

8%

Avg Grade (5°)

16%

Max Grade (9°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Birding · Fall Colors · Views

Please park, enter, and exit trails at Climbing Tower.

Runner Notes

A tough climb.

Description

This is a one-mile singletrack loop that is very challenging for most runners. Locals claim that many years ago the "bear hole" was built to trap bears.

Contacts

Land Manager: Blue Ridge School

Shared By:

Tony Brown

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  4.0 from 2 votes

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#320

in Virginia

#12,084

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A sturdy bridge aids your first passage over Chesley Creek.
Mar 16, 2017 near Stanard…, VA
The exit or second entrance to Bear Hole (off the Chesley Creek trail) is relatively easy to navigate.
Mar 16, 2017 near Stanard…, VA

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