19 miles
Distance
5,564 ft
Climb
-5,564 ft
Descent
4,522 ft
High Point

This is the more difficult version of Honest Ed, including the very technical Fraidy Cat / 36DD trails after Big Ed.

Not for the faint of heart!

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North Okanagan Cycling Society (bikevernon.squarespace.com)
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Details

  • Featured
  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Double Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Physical rating
    Hard
More Stats for Honest Ed EXPERT ONLY Epic Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    1,286 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,633 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,633 ft
  • Grade max
    -91.309%
  • Grade min
    55.844%
  • Distance climb
    9 miles
  • Distance down
    8 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 miles
Avg: 5 (1 votes)
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
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  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
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  • photo Photo
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  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
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  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
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  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
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  • Other Other
      Trail transparency
      High Speed Chunder Gnar | BCES Vernon
      High Speed Chunder Gnar | BCES Vernon
      trail: 36 DD
      4:59 | 3359 | comments: 4 | favs: 20
      May 15, 2017
      Vernon | MEC BC Enduro Series presented by Intense Cycles, supported by the North Okanagan Cycling Society. Video @PeterWojnar
      Exploring Kal Park, Fraidy Cat to 36 DD
      Exploring Kal Park, Fraidy Cat to 36 DD
      trail: 36 DD
      4:42 | 913 | comments: 5 | favs: 11
      Apr 30, 2016
      Exploring the rad trails of Kal. Park @norcobicycles @sovereigncycle @raceface @dissentlabs #smithoptics
      Beaver Basher - Kal Lake Park
      Beaver Basher - Kal Lake Park
      1:39 | 132 | comments: 0 | favs:
      Apr 1, 2016
      just a little jaunt on my way back down.

      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

      statustraildateconditiondescription
      Sidewinder Trail
      Apr 22, 2019 @ 10:12am
      19 hours
      Fraidy Cat
      Apr 21, 2019 @ 4:31pm
      2 days
      Dirt in NiiiCE right now!
      Big Ed
      Apr 21, 2019 @ 3:48pm
      2 days
      A bit of snow up top and getting to the trail, all good for the rest.
      Pond Loop
      Apr 20, 2019 @ 9:35am
      3 days
      3 Rings
      Apr 20, 2019 @ 9:35am
      3 days
      more reports »
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