John Bull Trail

This is considered one of the most difficult trails in Big Bear.

Total Miles
6.7

Elevation

2489.09 ft

Duration

3 Hours

Technical Rating

7

Difficult

Best Time

Summer/Fall

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Trail Overview

Difficulty

Difficult: Trail officially begins at Waypoint 03, not far from the Gate Keeper. A good spotter here will speed up the process. Winch points are hard to find. Many more boulders follow.

Technical Rating

7

Access Description

From Highway 18 east of Big Bear Lake, follow signs to Big Bear Landfill, heading northwest from mile post 58. Turn left before the substation and follow Holcomb Valley Road, F.S. 3N16, uphill 2.2 miles to F.S. 3N02 on the right.