2 miles
Distance
333 ft
Climb
-376 ft
Descent
00:16:22
Avg time

Details

  • Riding Area
    Kalamalka Lake
    Vernon, British Columbia
  • AKA
    Bear Valley
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular in reverse
  • Global Ranking
    #31507 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    80 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

This is the first portion of the High Rim Trail from Cosens Bay parking lot to the Kiosk. The High Rim Trail is a multi-use trail that runs from Kal Park near Vernon to the Kettle Valley Railway at Chute Lake, Southwest of Kelowna.
This lower portion of the trail through Kal Park runs through Bear Valley as well. Note the descent into or ascent out of Bear Valley is relatively steep, and preferable to avoid for climbing on a bike.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for High Rim Trail - Lower Kal Park (Bear Valley) bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -43 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,544 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,820 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,677 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,634 ft
  • Grade
    -0.396%
  • Grade max
    -22.431%
  • Grade min
    20.066%
  • Distance climb
    4,777 ft
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    271 ft
  • Avg time
    00:16:22
  • Avg reverse time
    00:01:20
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Status:
on May 20, 2018
Dry
Avg: 3.25 (4 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction

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  • One Direction

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  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • 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 Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
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  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
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  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
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      High Rim Trail -... Trail Reports

      datedescription
      May 20, 2018 @ 5:34pm
      May 20, 2018
      May 3, 2018 @ 9:23pm
      May 3, 2018
      It's the HRT Upper Kal Park that has the massive landslide. This trail is clear
      Apr 30, 2018 @ 9:03pm
      Apr 30, 2018
      Massive landslide just past Intersteller entry. Trail complelety blocked with trees/debris. ????
      Apr 30, 2018 @ 9:03pm
      Apr 30, 2018
      Massive landslide in HRT just above intersteller entry. Trees/debris, no way up this way . ????
      Apr 30, 2018 @ 9:03pm
      Apr 30, 2018
      Massive landslide on HRT just past Intersteller. No way around. Trees
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      May 26, 2017 @ 9:17pm
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      May 16, 2017 @ 9:39am
      May 16, 2017
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