1.2 miles
Distance
44 ft
Climb
-791 ft
Descent
00:08:26
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Shale Trail

Shale Trail Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Machine Groomed
  • Bike type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Physical rating
    Easy
  • Season
    Feb-Dec
  • TTFs on trail
    Drop, Jump, Rock Face
  • Global Ranking
    #7242
  • Land Manager
    city of kelowna

Mountain bike descent from the top of Knox Mountain. Some older rock roll lines exist but a groomed berm and jump line has been built for the full descent. This is a very short and fast descent with a paved road to the top. There is a parking lot near the top if you want to shuttle but pedalling up only takes about 20 minutes. Great views of the city and lake

Access Info

Accessed from the lookout at the summit of Knox mountain

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Shale Trail mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -747 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,271 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,018 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,018 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,271 ft
  • Grade
    -12.232%
  • Grade max
    -32.888%
  • Grade min
    29.537%
  • Distance climb
    473 ft
  • Distance down
    1.0 miles
  • Distance flat
    243 ft
  • Avg time
    00:08:26
  • Avg reverse time
    00:00:14
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Status:
on Apr 27, 2017
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Avg: 4.15 (8 votes)

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Shale Trail Trail Reports

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Feb 4, 2017 @ 1:46pm
Feb 4, 2017
Shale Trail, Kelowna
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Oct 13, 2016 @ 8:26pm
Oct 13, 2016
Shale Trail, Kelowna
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Oct 13, 2016 @ 8:22pm
Oct 13, 2016
Shale Trail, Kelowna
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Oct 9, 2016 @ 8:57pm
Oct 9, 2016
Shale Trail, São Paulo

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Videos

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Mountain Biking Lower Shale Trail (Black...
50 | Apr 18, 2017 , Kelowna
Shale Trail exploring for the 1st time.
7:18 | 131 | Nov 5, 2016 , Kelowna
Knox Mtn, Kelowna, BC
2:47 | 47 | Aug 30, 2016 , Kelowna
just out for a rip are ya bud?
100 | Aug 30, 2016 , Kelowna

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