2 miles
Distance
333 ft
Climb
-376 ft
Descent
00:20:31
Avg time

Details

  • Riding area
    Kalamalka Lake
    Vernon, British Columbia
  • AKA
    Bear Valley
  • Difficulty rating
    Green
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular in reverse
  • Global Ranking

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) mountain 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
    00:20:31
  • Avg reverse time
    00:01:20
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Status:
on Nov 6, 2017
Snow Covered
Avg: 3.25 (4 votes)

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High Rim Trail -... Trail Reports

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Nov 6, 2017 @ 5:29pm
Nov 6, 2017
Several trees down across Bear Valley trail starting at the switchbacks through to Foreplay.
Oct 23, 2017 @ 9:39am
Oct 23, 2017
Wet sections in the valley bottom portion of the trail. The rest is fine
Sep 18, 2017 @ 1:23pm
Sep 18, 2017
Aug 13, 2017 @ 1:30pm
Aug 13, 2017
Aug 13, 2017 @ 1:30pm
Aug 13, 2017
Big tree down
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Jul 7, 2017 @ 7:53am
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May 26, 2017 @ 9:17pm
May 26, 2017
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May 16, 2017 @ 9:39am
May 16, 2017
High Rim Trail - Lower Kal Park...

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