2 miles
106 ft
-1,151 ft
Avg time

Frontside Details

  • Riding area
    Conkle Mountain
    Summerland, British Columbia
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
  • Bike type
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
  • Physical rating
  • TTFs on trail
  • Global Ranking

The classic east-side descent from the summit to the TCT, originally cobbled together from game trails around 2006, then fixed up and extended over the years. It's not technically difficult, but gets more challenging when it's dry and looser in summer. It's a fast descent on a bike, but you can take your time, enjoying the views from the open ridges. A couple of sections have fun, flowing berms. This one gets fairly regular maintenance, as one of the two main routes down from the top. Hikers use the route as well.

Access Info

The municipality recently designated this area as Mount Conkle Park, and will be including it as part of their upcoming recreation plan.

This trail is Unsanctioned, Ride at your own Risk!

More Stats for Frontside mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,046 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,016 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,062 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,062 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,016 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    1,394 ft
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    410 ft
  • Avg time
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on Jan 18, 2018
Snow Covered
Avg: 4 (1 votes)

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Layers winter
Trail Style
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to frontside-40649 trailhead (49.578130, -119.710080)
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Frontside Trail Reports

Jan 18, 2018 @ 10:54am
Jan 18, 2018
There's the minor issue of a foot of snow covering everything. Great snowshoeing/hiking, with some of the trails fairly packed.
Apr 22, 2017 @ 9:34pm
Apr 22, 2017
On the newest berm section a new spring has emerged. I have diverted water today, but please stay off (walk) the section around the last berm. ...
Mar 29, 2017 @ 2:42pm
Mar 29, 2017
Snow, mud and water on the top third of the descent. The middle third is in decent shape, including both berm sections. Midline across the north...
Jul 3, 2016 @ 12:17pm
Jul 3, 2016
Cleared down trees on south end of tail
Apr 18, 2016 @ 3:36pm
Apr 18, 2016
Great shape, if a bit dry for this time of year. The new connector to the Midline trail is working well, and the Midline itself is fun in both...
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Oct 15, 2017 @ 1:32pm
Oct 15, 2017
Frontside, My City
235 |
Feb 29, 2004 @ 7:43pm
Feb 29, 2004
Frontside, Kelowna

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