3 miles
352 ft
-1,120 ft
Avg time

Ellis Canyon Trail Details

  • Riding area
    Penticton, British Columbia
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
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Ellis Creek Canyon, whose waterway is named after Tom Ellis, the first white settler, postmaster and cattle-baron in Penticton, offers numerous interesting recreational trail areas to explore, including several which appear elsewhere in this book. The trails described in this chapter were constructed by various groups including those under the supervision of what was then known as Canada Manpower, along with help from local forest fire-fighters. This particular trail network consists of three components: a pair of loops to the edge of a steep, scenic canyon and a linear trail which shadows the Beaverdell Rd.

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More Stats for Ellis Canyon Trail mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -768 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,209 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,139 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,139 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,371 ft
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    3,212 ft
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    4,821 ft
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on Jul 10, 2016
Avg: 4 (3 votes)

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Ellis Canyon Trail Trail Reports

Jul 10, 2016 @ 4:13pm
Jul 10, 2016
Large tree down across trail, approximately midway 'down'. (GEO marked point is a guess, did not take note of position) Entire trail needs to be...
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Jul 11, 2016 @ 4:30pm
Jul 11, 2016
Ellis Canyon Trail, Penticton
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Jul 11, 2016 @ 4:29pm
Jul 11, 2016
Ellis Canyon Trail, Penticton
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Jul 11, 2016 @ 4:29pm
Jul 11, 2016
Ellis Canyon Trail, Penticton

2 Reviews & Comments

  • + 1
flag Crapalier PACA (Jul 11, 2016 at 16:25)
 New 'skills' portion at top was quite enjoyable. Low consequence features that will hopefully stand the test of parties, motos and general douchebaggery.
  • + 1
flag andrewdrouin (Jul 11, 2016 at 16:41)
 Will add a bit more stuff to that nano-skill park in the future, as well as a few more lines off the trailhead. Have three more pre-built stunts to stick in there as well.


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