The Bear Lake Connector (12E32) is an easy 0.7 mile hike at an elevation of 6,600 feet. This is a well maintained trail that follows a closed road to Big Bear Lake.
Directions from Graeagle: Travel south on Hwy. #89 for approximately 1.25 miles and turn right onto Primary Forest Route #24. Follow this road for and the trailhead is on the road to Gold Lake Lodge. Trailhead T.21N., R.12E., Section 8.