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Cabin 89

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Map Key

1.7

Miles

2.8

KM

Singletrack

7,524' 2,293 m

High

6,889' 2,100 m

Low

3' 1 m

Up

637' 194 m

Down

7%

Avg Grade (4°)

19%

Max Grade (11°)

Dogs Unknown

E-Bikes Not Allowed

Features -none-

Family Friendly As an uphill or a downhill this is a great trail for young riders. Just watch for hikers for also share.

Description

Cabin 89 is a Big Bear classic and super fun to climb or descend. It's a clean trail that flows nicely. This is a popular trail that sees a lot of traffic and a few races.

To descend it, look for the singletrack from the 2N08 fireroad. Look at the map, keep in mind that you'll ride a sharp corner in the fireroad where the trail starts. Once you're on Cabin 89, it starts off fast then puts you on a technical, steep and loose section - which is pretty short.

After that section, slow way down and take a sharp left. Many riders will pass this corner because the trail also continues straight as well - and you'll miss Cabin 89 completely. Take a look at the map again - it's that first sharp left corner. So once you've turned the important left corner, the trail quality gets good.

There's another split in the trail halfway down - stay to the right and finish the trail at the bottom of the hill. It actually merges into 1E01. So go ahead and take 1E01 down to the parking lot. The parking lot is Aspen Glen.

To climb it, well... read the descent description backwards. Have fun!

Contacts

Shared By:

andy meadors with improvements by David Estes and 1 other

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  4.0 from 6 votes

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Cabin 89 | Big Bear CA
Aug 6, 2020 near Big Bea…, CA
One of the OPTIONAL rock features
Jul 29, 2020 near Big Bea…, CA

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Jun 20, 2020
MTB MOR
The new ending is a major improvement 18mi — 2h 30m
May 17, 2020
Andy Nager
with Cara and Peak 1.7mi
May 26, 2019
Eric Chambers
May 13, 2017
Dan Burris
Loose descent. Trail running shoes were a mistake for this hike. looking forward to riding it. 1.7mi
Oct 8, 2016
Kyle Wick
Couple soft slippery downhill's but over all fun flowing trail.
May 31, 2013
Hans Keifer