11.8 miles
Distance
2,598 ft
Climb
-2,482 ft
Descent
03:03:45
Avg time
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Mcdougall Rim Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    West Kelowna
    , British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T1 Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Trail Visibility
    Sometimes hard to follow
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #54652 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #75714 in Trail Running
    • #21134 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    45 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 45 in Trail Running
    • 70 in Hiking

Long Double Track up hill with some incredible views near the top. If the trail is clear of blowdown (which it is often not) there are fun sections of downhill. This trail is not well marked, there is lots of trail braiding and moto/atv use in this area so generally the single track quality isn't great.

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More Stats for Mcdougall Rim mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    116 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,073 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,661 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,073 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,188 ft
  • Grade
    0.2%
  • Grade max
    -49.9%
  • Grade min
    21.3%
  • Distance climb
    7 miles
  • Distance down
    5 miles
  • Distance flat
    125 ft
  • Avg time
    03:03:45
  • Avg reverse time
    03:32:07
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Status:
on Sep 26, 2021
Dry
Avg: 4 (2 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
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      Mcdougall Rim Trail Reports

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      Sep 26, 2021 @ 9:44am
      Sep 26, 2021
      Trail is in great condition. Fantastic Ebike area.
      Jul 21, 2021 @ 4:59pm
      Jul 21, 2021
      Great trail! Demanding climb!
      Jun 3, 2021 @ 11:39am
      Jun 3, 2021
      Tree across trail
      Jun 3, 2021 @ 11:39am
      Jun 3, 2021
      Huge tree on the trail
      May 24, 2021 @ 10:59am
      May 24, 2021
      Biggest issue is on the climb, several sections with loose rocks or gravel that you have to push your bike up. Several trees are down on the...
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 15 rides
      • 16 miles avg distance
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      • 59 rides
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      5 Reviews & Comments

      • + 1
      Ryandury (Jul 9, 2018 at 17:39)
       Is this a black because of distance or other trail features?
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      • + 0
      sleepyguy (Aug 14, 2018 at 16:34)
       The trail is black due to the climb up. If you can ride a mountain bike on this trail you have god like skills. There is marking of small green bikes and arrows have been added if you start by the fire road access. You need to keep your head up to find them. The other side as your coming down there is next to nothing for markings but all the trails lead to the same place. Some faster then others. The trail it's self is maintained and clear even if not we'll marked.

      The initial accent along the fire access road is not to exciting. There is places to camp and an dirt bike can make the entire route. It's not a busy place and it's a long hike with good up and down. To me that is a prefect hike!
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      • + 0
      tdowns (Mar 29, 2020 at 17:46)
       Snowy and lots of water flowing downhill. Had to turn back due to deep soft snow.
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      • + 0
      hoevendeane (Jul 21, 2021 at 16:57)
       Fun, long, playful decent! The ride up isn’t joke! Save some energy! The single track decent is marked with tape on a tree to the left , just after the hut. If you hit the marsh you’ve gone too far!
      Enjoy!
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      • + 0
      jerschwab (Aug 29, 2021 at 14:37)
       Fun, challenging trail with a remote feel. Punchy climbs with some route finding needed. Rewarding views and nice descent with the right conditions. Many small logs down repairing lifting the front wheel over, but the big ones were partially cleared. Once up near the top it's a small amount of up and down until the techy loose descent. Overall, a fun but tough ride which I'll be saving only for the right day in the future!
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