10.1 miles
2,117 ft
-2,158 ft
3,064 ft
High Point

The clockwise around the lake loop. Day's of Roses is possibly one of the best climbs in BC and City on the Edge provides a wicked steep and exposed line down to the lake. The addition of the lake loop climbing up to RSVP via Swamp Donkey extends the day.

Detailed Description
Around the Lake - Clockwise is a 10 mile moderately popular expert route located near West Kelowna British Columbia. This mountain bike only route can be used one direction and has a moderate overall physical rating. This route includes 28 trails. This route climbs 2,117 ft with a max elevation of 3,064 ft then descends -2,158 ft.
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West Kelowna Trail Crew Society (www.westkelownatrailcrew.ca)
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  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
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More Stats for Around the Lake - Clockwise mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    1 hr 54 min
  • Altitude min
    1,796 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,904 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,864 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 mile
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Mountain Biking RSVP at Rose Valley in West...
Mountain Biking RSVP at Rose Valley in West Kelowna
trail: RSVP
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Mar 27, 2023
City on the Edge of Forever at Rose Valley
City on the Edge of Forever at Rose Valley
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Feb 15, 2023

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

Lake Loop
Oct 14, 2023 @ 11:04pm
Oct 14, 2023
No longer closed due to fire, outside park boundaries
City On The Edge Of Forever
Oct 5, 2023 @ 5:58pm
Oct 5, 2023
It’s a mess
Daze Of Roses
Oct 4, 2023 @ 4:50pm
Oct 4, 2023
Sad and still shocking to see, nearly entire trail has severe fire damage. Many holes from burnt out root structures along the sides of the trail and at some points on the trail. At least half a dozen widow makers along the trail that wouldn't take a granny gear gasp to knock over. Going to need professionals to get this fixed up. "Shade tree" at the halfway lookout burnt bad but still standing, likely dead though. Hopefully Daze is resilient from erosion with the loss of roots structure in the side hill areas. East side of RV lake looks even worse.
Sep 22, 2023 @ 4:56pm
Sep 22, 2023
The Elevator
Sep 22, 2023 @ 4:56pm
Sep 22, 2023
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