1 miles
Distance
192 ft
Climb
-1,173 ft
Descent
00:22:32
Avg time

Big Ed Details

  • Riding area
    Kalamalka Lake
    Vernon, British Columbia
  • Difficulty rating
    Double Black Diamond
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • TTFs on trail
    Drop, Skinny
  • Global Ranking
    #7206

Long and demanding downhill with everything from steep and technical to fast and flowy.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Big Ed mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -981 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,099 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,082 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,082 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,101 ft
  • Grade
    -13.123%
  • Grade max
    -47.08%
  • Grade min
    36.698%
  • Distance climb
    1,587 ft
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    269 ft
  • Avg time
    00:22:32
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Status:
on Oct 5, 2017
Dry
Avg: 4.45 (18 votes)

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Big Ed Trail Reports

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Oct 5, 2017 @ 5:30pm
Oct 5, 2017
Sep 28, 2017 @ 9:04pm
Sep 28, 2017
reporter A few small trees down across trail, blocking trail. I'll get them next time with my hand saw if you don't! Still loose but fun.
May 23, 2017 @ 12:52pm
May 23, 2017
running well
May 2, 2017 @ 10:04pm
May 2, 2017
reporter
Drove to the top to check it out on Sunday. Everything with tree cover was bone dry. In the opening and on the road there was about 20 cm of...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 9:09am
Aug 30, 2016
I thought it was going to be dry like many of the other Kal lake trails right now, but it actually had a lot of traction and could be ridden very...
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Aug 8, 2017 @ 9:48am
Aug 8, 2017
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Jun 11, 2017 @ 8:30pm
Jun 11, 2017
Big Ed, Vernon
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Jun 11, 2017 @ 8:30pm
Jun 11, 2017
Big Ed, Vernon
197 |
May 19, 2016 @ 2:17pm
May 19, 2016
Big Ed, Calgary

Routes with this trail

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2015 Singletrack 6 Stage 3 Kalamalka Lake Prov. Park race
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Honest Ed Epic Loop featured
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