2 miles
Distance
248 ft
Climb
-889 ft
Descent
00:15:48
Avg time

Lookout Trail Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Kalamalka Lake
    Vernon, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #4899 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #183 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 75 in Trail Running
    • 100 in Hiking

Classic Kal Park ride.
Head up to The Lookout for incredible views of Kalamalka Lake and Cosens Valley, then rip down this fast and flowy trail.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Lookout Trail mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -641 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,592 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,329 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,234 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,592 ft
  • Grade max
    -43.219%
  • Grade min
    31.044%
  • Distance climb
    2,415 ft
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    295 ft
  • Avg time
    00:15:48
  • Avg reverse time
    00:46:51
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Status:
on Apr 1, 2020
Variable
Avg: 4.55 (17 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
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Trail Popularity ?
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  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular

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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • 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 Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Directions to lookout-trail-5817 trailhead (50.205590, -119.247440)
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      Lookout Trail Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Apr 1, 2020 @ 3:56pm
      Apr 1, 2020
      About 85% clear of snow and mud, besides some of the shadowed bits that turn into the mountain.
      Mar 20, 2020 @ 8:43pm
      Mar 20, 2020
      reporter
      Mar 20, 2020 @ 8:37pm
      Mar 20, 2020
      reporter still a mix of snow/ice and mud, give it at least one more week!
      Jan 19, 2020 @ 12:40pm
      Jan 19, 2020
      Snowshoe packed.
      Aug 13, 2019 @ 6:27pm
      Aug 13, 2019
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 3 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 134 rides
      • 7 miles avg distance
      All
      • 835 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      46 |
      Oct 14, 2019 @ 9:08pm
      Oct 14, 2019
      82 |
      Oct 14, 2019 @ 9:08pm
      Oct 14, 2019
      | 3 comments
      17 |
      May 28, 2019 @ 8:19pm
      May 28, 2019
      11 |
      May 28, 2019 @ 8:19pm
      May 28, 2019

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      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      flag b1gd0m (Apr 21, 2019 at 16:15)
       Incredible views and lovely smooth single track out in the wide open. Just enough little bit of rocks to keep it interesting.
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