Big Bear Valley Tour (50)

Big Bear Valley Tour
50 miles – 3,012’ Climbing

Looking for more distance . . . try the Big Bear Valley Tour Stage.  This stage will begin With a group start in “The Village” at Big Bear Lake.  The group will be lead out of the Village and head west toward the dam and over the newly completed bridge spanning Bear Creek Canyon.  The stage then heads further west across “Arctic Circle”, with spectacular scenery that will make you think you are riding in Switzerland, and down to the Snow Valley Ski Area turnaround.  The stage heads back east across the Arctic Circle, North Shore of Big Bear Lake and around Baldwin Lake at the east end of Big Bear Valley.  As you head back west toward town, you will then begin climbing with two steady moderate, heart pumping climbs.  A little downhill and then more climbing up and around the Bear Mountain Golf Course, Bear Mountain Ski Resort and the Moonridge Animal Park, one of two alpine zoos in the United States.  You will then finish the ride with a ride through beautiful Eagle Point, the “Cycling Home Tour” area of Big Bear Lake and then finish back to The Village.