9.8 miles
Distance
2,030 ft
Climb
-2,022 ft
Descent
3,249 ft
High Point

An extended climb to the HillBilly Descent.

Detailed Description
A Longer HillBilly Loop is a 10 mile popular intermediate route located near Kelowna British Columbia. This mountain bike only route can be used one direction and has a moderate overall physical rating. This route includes 43 trails. This route climbs 2,030 ft with a max elevation of 3,249 ft then descends -2,022 ft.
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50 Reviews & Comments

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ceegeegee (Jul 26, 2022 at 0:26)
Trail Vapour
Road it today for the first time in 7 years
Such an awesome trail !
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sketchylibrarian (May 12, 2022 at 8:34)
Trail Hillbilly
Delightfully unaccommodating. Perfect track to burn off groms and wakeboarding coworkers.
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sketchylibrarian (May 12, 2022 at 8:34)
Trail Hillbilly
Delightfully unaccommodating. Perfect track to burn off groms and wakeboarding coworkers.
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sketchylibrarian (May 12, 2022 at 8:34)
Trail Hillbilly
Delightfully unaccommodating. Perfect track to burn off groms and wakeboarding coworkers.
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Oddsix (Apr 4, 2022 at 13:52)
Trail Grassy
Tree down 49.80258° N, 119.40582° W
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Barretw (Nov 10, 2021 at 20:34)
Trail Connector
Really fun trail, highly recommended!
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Barretw (Nov 10, 2021 at 20:34)
Trail Connector
Really fun trail, highly recommended!
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Poachninja (Oct 22, 2021 at 11:06)
Trail Vapour
One of the best trails in the Okanagan. Link it to connector for fun, big drops for variety or rocky screech for more tech.
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mrhaughey (Aug 9, 2021 at 22:46)
Trail Vapour
Fun and challenging tech trail. Keeps you on your toes!
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bikesrfun1 (Aug 8, 2021 at 13:33)
Trail Earring
The top of the trail from Race Classic to Hillbilly is not a blue trail. There are some very technical and difficult descents, including some near vertical drops. This is mixed with some flat pedal sections over loose rock that are highly unpleasant.

Below the Hillbilly junction, the trail becomes fast and flowy and is a great intermediate ride.
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tankthegladiator (May 11, 2021 at 21:21)
Trail Earring
Upper Earring is more Black than Blue. Not for Novices, unless they like walking. True Blue almost Green from Middle Bench down.
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Nbarby (Apr 20, 2021 at 19:54)
Trail Hillbilly
Lots of trees down right now. Prepare to climb over a tree every few corners.
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Nbarby (Apr 20, 2021 at 19:54)
Trail Hillbilly
Lots of trees down right now. Prepare to climb over a tree every few corners.
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Nbarby (Apr 20, 2021 at 19:54)
Trail Hillbilly
Lots of trees down right now. Prepare to climb over a tree every few corners.
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jamief (Apr 16, 2021 at 9:42)
Tree doen moved what we could so now passable
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jamief (Apr 16, 2021 at 9:42)
Tree doen moved what we could so now passable
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jamief (Apr 16, 2021 at 9:42)
Tree doen moved what we could so now passable
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jamief (Apr 16, 2021 at 9:42)
Tree doen moved what we could so now passable
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jamief (Apr 16, 2021 at 9:42)
Tree doen moved what we could so now passable
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jamief (Apr 16, 2021 at 9:42)
Tree doen moved what we could so now passable
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jamief (Apr 16, 2021 at 9:42)
Tree doen moved what we could so now passable
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jamief (Apr 16, 2021 at 9:42)
Tree doen moved what we could so now passable
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Gluz MTBco (Apr 10, 2021 at 18:57)
Trail Hillbilly
Riding well however several trees down at various points.
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Gluz MTBco (Apr 10, 2021 at 18:57)
Trail Hillbilly
Riding well however several trees down at various points.
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Gluz MTBco (Apr 10, 2021 at 18:57)
Trail Hillbilly
Riding well however several trees down at various points.
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Scottpoz (Aug 24, 2020 at 15:03)
Trail Connector
For what Crawford offers, Connector is the awesome trail. Will be my regular ride there!
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Scottpoz (Aug 24, 2020 at 15:03)
Trail Connector
For what Crawford offers, Connector is the awesome trail. Will be my regular ride there!
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guccisnipes (May 27, 2020 at 20:53)
Trail Vapour
little greasy at the top half of the trail, after that shes runnin nice
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Jackkendrick (May 22, 2020 at 23:13)
Trail Vapour
One of the best trails I’ve done
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nredecopp18 (Oct 15, 2019 at 8:09)
Trail Vapour
Such an awesome tech trail with a great variety of terrain. Amazing rockey sections with a few fun hits.
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TroyDouglasKing (Jun 25, 2019 at 12:42)
Trail Vapour
Bear at top.of vapour July 25/19 at noon
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rex1277 (May 31, 2019 at 12:04)
Trail Galloping
Watch for off leash dogs who dont behave and hikers who feel the need to stop you and explain that. Ringing your bell for 50m behind them and slowing down to a walking speed just doesnt cut it for some because clearly it's their trail.
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rex1277 (May 31, 2019 at 12:04)
Trail Galloping
Watch for off leash dogs who dont behave and hikers who feel the need to stop you and explain that. Ringing your bell for 50m behind them and slowing down to a walking speed just doesnt cut it for some because clearly it's their trail.
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Mausserk (May 18, 2019 at 14:38)
Trail Earring
More technical rocky sections linked with flat rocky sections! Dry, rocky, and awesome.
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ceegeegee (Apr 19, 2019 at 21:24)
Trail Vapour
Best DH trail in the Okanagan
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srbfromyyc (Aug 9, 2018 at 21:16)
Trail Connector
Great trail. Best ridden downhill from the start at pink highway. Lots of fun slickrock sections with a few small drops.
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srbfromyyc (Aug 9, 2018 at 21:16)
Trail Connector
Great trail. Best ridden downhill from the start at pink highway. Lots of fun slickrock sections with a few small drops.
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fuckingsteve (Jun 17, 2018 at 20:44)
Trail Hillbilly
Great piece of trail. Has flow if you're fast, and oh no, maybe you have to put a pedal stroke or two in. Highly recommended.
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fuckingsteve (Jun 17, 2018 at 20:44)
Trail Hillbilly
Great piece of trail. Has flow if you're fast, and oh no, maybe you have to put a pedal stroke or two in. Highly recommended.
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fuckingsteve (Jun 17, 2018 at 20:44)
Trail Hillbilly
Great piece of trail. Has flow if you're fast, and oh no, maybe you have to put a pedal stroke or two in. Highly recommended.
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MastaDav (Apr 21, 2018 at 17:39)
Trail Hillbilly
The top section of this trail was really nice before the “hillbilly-pink highway connector”, the bushes were beaten back nicely and had some decent flow, but below that connection the bushes are quite overgrown and the trail is rather rocky.
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MastaDav (Apr 21, 2018 at 17:39)
Trail Hillbilly
The top section of this trail was really nice before the “hillbilly-pink highway connector”, the bushes were beaten back nicely and had some decent flow, but below that connection the bushes are quite overgrown and the trail is rather rocky.
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MastaDav (Apr 21, 2018 at 17:39)
Trail Hillbilly
The top section of this trail was really nice before the “hillbilly-pink highway connector”, the bushes were beaten back nicely and had some decent flow, but below that connection the bushes are quite overgrown and the trail is rather rocky.
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bendorrigan (Oct 14, 2017 at 14:27)
Trail Hillbilly
Terrible piece of trail. No flow and tons of flat and uphill sections. Not recommended.
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bendorrigan (Oct 14, 2017 at 14:27)
Trail Hillbilly
Terrible piece of trail. No flow and tons of flat and uphill sections. Not recommended.
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bendorrigan (Oct 14, 2017 at 14:27)
Trail Hillbilly
Terrible piece of trail. No flow and tons of flat and uphill sections. Not recommended.
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papawheelie (Jun 15, 2016 at 16:17)
Trail Earring
Tree across trail near the very end. Otherwise its awesome as usual
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QuesodelDiablo (Oct 14, 2015 at 13:56)
Trail Hillbilly
Trail is in great shape but there's a fair amount of deadfall.
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QuesodelDiablo (Oct 14, 2015 at 13:56)
Trail Hillbilly
Trail is in great shape but there's a fair amount of deadfall.
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QuesodelDiablo (Oct 14, 2015 at 13:56)
Trail Hillbilly
Trail is in great shape but there's a fair amount of deadfall.
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Details

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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    1
More Stats for A Longer HillBilly Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    1,731 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,731 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,739 ft
  • Grade max
    -50.2%
  • Grade min
    32%
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,290 ft
Avg: 5 (1 votes)

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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Vapour
Aug 7, 2022 @ 12:25pm
Aug 7, 2022
bit of dust at the lower half but running great
Grassy
Aug 1, 2022 @ 8:57am
Aug 1, 2022
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