Tour de Big Bear (25)

Tour de Big Bear
25 miles – 1,368’ Climbing

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.  Your stage will continue across the North Shore of Big Bear Lake and you will enjoy the scenic beauty of the lake, San Bernardino National Forest, 11,500’ San Gorgonio and its 10,000’ plus peaks.  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.