Looking for a difficult challenge? Try the 2-mile Glory Ridge Trail which drops 1,100 feet in 1 mile! Climbing down is treacherous, climbing out is exhausting.
Directions: From Big Bear Lake, CA, The turnout to the trailhead is 2 miles west of the Big Bear Lake dam on Highway 18, just after the highway reduces from two lanes to one. Drive down rutted Forest Road 2N15 and at the fork turn right onto a dirt road. Drive slowly and park on a knoll at the road's end. Follow the trail 0.25 mile to the trailhead, marked by a "fisherman" sign.
Glory Ridge Trail becomes very strenuous, dropping 1,100 feet in 1 mile! Climbing down is treacherous, climbing out is exhausting.
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