Storm Mountain, Bear Gulch

Total Miles
11.3

Elevation

3,005.14 ft

Duration

1 Hours

Technical Rating

5

Difficult

Best Time

Summer, Fall

Trail Overview

**Currently closed due to rock/mud slide from fire** Check out the side roads, and enjoy some fun terrain on this trail in the Roosevelt National Forest. There is a fun little loop off the east side. Watch for gates and signs during hunting season to avoid hefty penalties. There is some camping available along the route. Open June 15 to November 30.

Photos of Storm Mountain, Bear Gulch

Storm Mountain, Bear Gulch
Storm Mountain, Bear Gulch
Storm Mountain, Bear Gulch

Difficulty

Difficult. One steep rocky section on the way to Storm Mountain gets chewed up at times. Most of the area is easy to moderate. Eastside loop is easier with a few rocky sections.

Technical Rating

5

Status Reports

Eric Hradek
Apr 06, 2024
Dirt Bike
Temporarily Closed
Closed Gate
Posted Sign
No trespassing and private property signs, 3 rows of gates and fencing. Not sure if it will be accessible again
Mark Davis
Sep 04, 2023
4x4
Open
Rough/Deteriorated
Xavier Cardona
Aug 27, 2023
4x4
Temporarily Closed
Colby Sweeney
Aug 14, 2023
SxS
Open
Dusty
Rough/Deteriorated

Access Description

From Loveland, head west on Highway 34. Just after Drake, turn right on C.R. 43. Go 0.2 mile and turn right on Storm Mountain Drive and cross bridge. Climb steep road 2 miles, turn left at T, then continue following signs for Storm Mountain, F.S. 128. At 6.5 miles turn right on Pine Forest Way also labeled F.S. 128. Follow rough dirt road past a forest gate to start of trail at F.S. 153 in Galuchie Meadow.

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