8 miles
3,001 ft
-3,199 ft
2,029 ft
High Point

A fun circuit around Ellison Provincial Park! This version climbs up Blisters Sisters, heads out of the Park to Ellison Downhill (A challenging climb, rewarded with a fun downhill!), and returns to the parking lot on Typical Situation. There are many variations possible, it is also fun to climb up Typical Situation and come down Blisters Sisters.

Don't forget to take the Nature Trail down to the campground and beach at the end... the perfect way to finish a great bike ride is on the beach!

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North Okanagan Cycling Society (bikevernon.squarespace.com)
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  • Difficulty rating
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
More Stats for Ellison Downhill Circuit mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -198 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,275 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,473 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,275 ft
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    4 miles
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,613 ft
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail transparency
102 | 2 comments
Ellison Park GoPro & Drone
Ellison Park GoPro & Drone
trail: Ellison DH
1:05 | 645 | comments: 0 | favs:
May 17, 2015
We're doing a bunch of testing right now. Here are select few clips that have been very roughly assembled. We still have a lot of footage to wade...
RPM POV Top to Bottom
RPM POV Top to Bottom
trail: RPM
3:40 | 486 | comments: 0 | favs:
Jul 7, 2014
non-stop handlebar mounted POV
Ellison Homerun
Ellison Homerun
trail: Homerun
3:37 | 348 | comments: 2 | favs:
Jul 7, 2014
full trail pov

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

You and Me
May 23, 2018 @ 2:07pm
2 days
Getting very overgrown.
Space Between
May 23, 2018 @ 2:05pm
2 days
Getting very overgrown.
Blisters Sisters
May 12, 2018 @ 5:54pm
May 12, 2018
Please respect the closure of the short section of trail. Amazing work done by Cam, Trail ninjas and NOCS today on two muddy sections that plague this trail every year. Give it a couple of days and we will open it back up once the mud has dried. We will see your tire tracks :-)
Nature Trail
Apr 21, 2018 @ 6:29pm
Apr 21, 2018
Good to go!
Typical Situation
Apr 21, 2018 @ 6:25pm
Apr 21, 2018
Great shape!
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