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Black Bear Trail

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Trail

6.1 mile 9.8 kilometer point to point
86% Runnable
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Elevation

Ascent: 1,682' 513 m
Descent: -567' -173 m
High: 6,957' 2,120 m
Low: 5,836' 1,779 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 7% (4°)
Max Grade: 21% (12°)

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

Robb Green

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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.

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Jan 20, 2020
Karen Smidt
no mud
Aug 4, 2019
Keith Byers
14mi — 8h 00m
Nov 24, 2018
Kristin Marshall
Lots of climbing. Beautiful scenery. 5mi
Sep 28, 2018
Nina McVicker
Lovely trail, saw deer. Only went up to the top of the hog back, then turned around, but could see where the trail continued and we’ll be back! 6.1mi
Aug 24, 2018
Hendrixson
3048 ft 19.1mi — 4h 34m

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  4.3 from 7 votes

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#475

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#6,091

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Photos

Aong the ridge line for a short segment of Black Bear Trail.
Dec 9, 2018 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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