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      South Okanagan; Summerland, Penticton, Okanagan Falls, Oliver, Osoyoos

      The climate and ambience of the South Okanagan invites visitors to come and spend long days relaxing on the sandy beaches. Whether you're here to sail for a day, or camp for week, there's something accommodating for everyone. Wine is such a big part of life here that there's a wine festival every season. This is where people come to participate in numerous tasting banquets and special events.

      Penticton, located on Hwy 97, is one of Canada's best-loved vacation spots. Cradled within three trimmed mountain slopes, dramatic clay cliffs and bordered by Okanagan and Skaha Lakes, Penticton & Wine Country has the natural beauty vacationers seek. The semi-arid desert climate creates long, hot, sunny summers and mild, pleasant winters.

      Winter recreation is first-class at Apex Mountain, just a short drive from Penticton. The diverse terrain and intimate village keep guests coming back for more. Come summer, trade your skis for hiking boots, mountain bikes or climbing equipment. Hike through alpine meadows or mountain bike multi-level terrain from gentle trails to world-class single track. The ultimate scenic mountain biking trials are along the Kettle Valley Railway bed. Trails wind gently down the hillside into old growth Ponderosa Pine and lush orchards and vineyards. Skaha Bluffs, rated world class within the industry, is a rock climber's favorite. Situated on the southeast edge of Penticton, the naturally occurring escarpments offer 700 sport-climbing routes to explore with or without a guide.

      The climate that makes vacationing in Penticton a dream is also what nurtures its superb agriculture and wine industry. More than 40 wineries welcome visitors to tour their vineyards and taste world-class vintages. Penticton is also proud to be the home of British Columbia's Wine Information Centre, featuring more than 300 varieties of VQA wine from around BC.

      Some of the best skiing in North America can be found at Apex Mountain Resort. Unique for its dry Okanagan powder and its emphasis on personal attention, this mountain caters to those who want to find a winter haven. All 450 hectares and 67 runs of magnificent fall line skiing and boarding are accessible after a short 6-minute ride on the high-speed quad lift. Along with amazing skiing and snowboarding, you will also find sleigh rides, snowmobile tours, snowshoeing, an outdoor hockey rink, an illuminated skating loop through the trees and a tube park complete with its own tow.

      Summerland is located in the heart of the Okanagan fruit belt just north of Penticton. It is a spectacular place offering visitors over 2,000 hours of sunshine annually, as well as an incredible landscape of rolling hills, sagebrush and pine, lush orchards and vineyards. Here you'll find some of the best beaches in the Okanagan. Peach Orchard Beach has a water park and boating facilities and there's Okanagan Provincial Park and Sun Oka Beach Provincial Park which has a white mile of sandy shoreline. The warm climate also allows for some great golfing on the two local courses.

      A "must-do" when visiting Summerland is a trip to the Kettle Valley Steam Railway. The great Train Robbery theme is a hoot as the Garnett Valley Gang rides out of the hills to rob passengers for local charities. To view the Kettle Valley Railway Bridge, visit the Summerland Ornamental Gardens, a 6-hectare historical garden featuring xeriscape plantings plus the Agricultural Museum. Summerland is proud of its downtown - one of the most charming and certainly unique towns in the Okanagan. Old England comes alive with Tudor revival architecture, ornate iron lamp posts, colorful hanging baskets and street side banners. There's even a Town Crier complete with bell and traditional "oyez" who heralds the community's year-round festivals and events. With pottery studio tours, and an Art Gallery featuring local artists and a resident theatre group, Summerland is a thriving arts community too.

      At the very southern end of the South Okanagan, near the US border, there's the bustling town of Osoyoos. Renowned for being situated in the middle of Canada's only true desert, it is considered to be the oasis of the desert landscape. It's also where you will find the warmest freshwater lake in all of Canada, Osoyoos Lake. In and around Osoyoos, low rainfall and sandy soil create a desert environment that is home to over 30% of BC's threatened and endangered wildlife, rare insects and plants. You can view this ecologically sensitive desert area at Cathedral Provincial Park. Vacationers flock here year after year making it one of the Okanagan's favorite summertime destinations. Spring comes early, fall stays late and the mild winters and friendly small town atmosphere make it the perfect place for "snowbirds" seeking respite from harsher weather elsewhere.

      For those looking for a little more activity, the 27-hole championship golf course is open most of the year and comes complete with a million dollar view of the valley. In Osoyoos, you can rent bikes and ride the trials, or lace up your hiking boots and explore the hills. With the warm lake, water sports and boating are a natural fit. And there's plenty of fun and amusement for the whole family during summer. For those winter enthusiasts, Mt. Baldy Ski Resort and McKinney Cross-Country trails are a short drive away.

      Located in the Okanagan's best wine growing area, Osoyoos is also home to North America's first aboriginal owned winery, Nk'Mip Cellars, where the view from the patio encourages you to linger over a glass of Chardonnay on a warm fall day.
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      Total Distance
      560 miles
      Total Descent
      130,745 ft
      Total Vertical
      6,300 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      7,212 ft
      Ridden Counter

      Popular South Okanagan Mountain Biking Trails

      Tsweet Tsue
      Three Blind Mice
      Poplar to Pearly Gates.
      Three Blind Mice
      Flow Coaster - Jumps
      Three Blind Mice
      Yellow Brick Road
      Three Blind Mice
      Flow Coaster
      Three Blind Mice
      Neverland - Lower
      Three Blind Mice
      Flow Coaster - Green Out
      Three Blind Mice
      Roller Connector
      Three Blind Mice
      Three Blind Mice
      Roller Coaster
      Three Blind Mice
      Three Blind Mice
      Three Blind Mice
      Test of Humanity Trail
      Cartwright Mountain
      Cartwright Mountain
      Three Blind Mice

      South Okanagan Mountain Bike Routes

      Lookout Loop
      Campbell Mountain
      8 miles
      Rock Oven
      Skaha Bluffs
      9 miles
      BCBR 2021 Stage 6 MTB Final
      23 miles
      BCBR 2021 Stage 4 MTB Final
      Apex and Surroundings
      17 miles
      Three Blind Mice
      5 miles
      Campbell Mt Circumnavigation
      Campbell Mountain
      6 miles
      BCBR 2021 Stage 5 MTB Final
      25 miles
      3BM Intermediate Full Loop
      Three Blind Mice
      15 miles
      Okanagan SW Three Blind Mice Classic
      Three Blind Mice
      11 miles
      Three Blind Mice - Intermediate Tour
      Three Blind Mice
      11 miles

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      • 0 rides
      • 38 rides
      Past Week
      • 260 rides

      Photos of South Okanagan Mountain Bike

      trail: Drops A Lot
      723 |
      Jan 23, 2018 @ 5:06pm
      Jan 23, 2018
      trail: Slabs
      1,075 |
      Jan 23, 2018 @ 5:05pm
      Jan 23, 2018
      trail: Bronco
      361 |
      May 25, 2017 @ 8:05pm
      May 25, 2017
      trail: Slabs
      372 |
      Oct 3, 2016 @ 8:18am
      Oct 3, 2016
      trail: Rainbow
      262 |
      Aug 16, 2016 @ 11:57am
      Aug 16, 2016
      trail: Boneyard
      156 |
      Jul 8, 2016 @ 9:04am
      Jul 8, 2016
      trail: Eagle
      423 |
      Jun 17, 2016 @ 10:21am
      Jun 17, 2016
      trail: Eagle
      238 |
      Apr 25, 2016 @ 8:40am
      Apr 25, 2016

      Videos of South Okanagan Mountain Bike

      MTB aint always pretty
      100 | Jun 2, 2021
      Kids these days
      122 | May 7, 2021
      Snowy Boneyard 2020
      trail: Boneyard
      44 | Jan 14, 2021
      Side feature on the good the bad and the ugly.
      0:21 | 139 | Jul 21, 2020
      Flow Coaster 3 Blind Mice
      2:45 | 276 | Jun 1, 2020
      Pearly Gates to Poplar Grove parking lot
      2:45 | 88 | May 20, 2020
      Skull Coaster-Skull Extension-Roller...
      8:00 | 137 | May 20, 2020
      White Rabbit
      3:23 | 68 | May 20, 2020

      Current Trail Warnings

      Novice Loop
      Okanagan Falls ORM Riding Area
      Oct 10, 2021 @ 10:53am
      Oct 10, 2021
      DrychinaboyDirtbike/Moto All trails closed in area. Check bc rec...

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      user #911131taramilneriddentrailT2
      Oct 19, 2021 @ 10:14am
      14 hours
      user #933840endocalrissianaddreportKVR - Summerland (Conkle)
      Oct 19, 2021 @ 6:33am
      18 hours
      user #1062033cnbuddaddkarmaThree Blind Mice
      Oct 18, 2021 @ 7:44pm
      1 day
      user #617803Bricklin69addreportConkle Bonk and 1 more
      Oct 18, 2021 @ 4:45pm
      1 day
      user #617803Bricklin69addreportLJ Trail ( lost jacket )
      Oct 18, 2021 @ 10:08am
      2 days

      Recent Comments

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      user #1903690LweathertrailJanky SkidderSoftest black ever. Tiny section at the start,...
      Oct 9, 2021 @ 7:48pm
      Oct 9, 2021
      user #1903690LweathertrailJoyrideGreat trail for uphill riding. Signage was...
      Oct 9, 2021 @ 7:47pm
      Oct 9, 2021

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike375490 miles120,951 ft225 miles6,299 ft
      E-Bike290395 miles97,828 ft180 miles6,129 ft
      Hike367496 miles118,999 ft225 miles6,299 ft
      Trail Running347450 miles107,277 ft199 miles6,299 ft
      Horse1142 miles1,132 ft6 miles2,776 ft
      Dirtbike/Moto1964 miles10,121 ft23 miles5,085 ft
      Observed Trials127 miles203 ft4,140 ft2,730 ft
      ATV/ORV/OHV430 miles502 ft2 miles5,085 ft
      Snowmobile47 miles774 ft3 miles502 ft
      Snowshoe3046 miles7,552 ft19 miles4,577 ft
      Backcountry Ski26 miles1,302 ft3 miles1,033 ft
      Nordic Ski5055 miles6,798 ft23 miles2,766 ft
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