1 miles
Distance
435 ft
Climb
-338 ft
Descent
00:16:29
Avg time

Swamp Donkey Details

  • Riding Area
    Rose Valley
    West Kelowna, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Global Ranking
    #1391 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    90 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Great set of switch backs that climb out of Rose Valley reservoir and get you back to vehicles at the top of West Kelowna Rd or Rose Valley Elementary. Trail starts appx 100mtrs uphill from the lake shore via the main hiking trails and turns north off the trail.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Swamp Donkey bike trail
  • Altitude change
    97 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,983 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,326 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,001 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,098 ft
  • Grade
    1.342%
  • Grade max
    -36.582%
  • Grade min
    38.133%
  • Distance climb
    4,106 ft
  • Distance down
    3,014 ft
  • Distance flat
    134 ft
  • Avg time
    00:16:29
  • Avg reverse time
    00:10:32
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Status:
on Nov 15, 2018
Dry
Avg: 5 (2 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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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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  • Double Black Diamond

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  • Clear / Green
  • 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
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • 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
      Directions to swamp-donkey-28104 trailhead (49.901350, -119.562200)
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      Swamp Donkey Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Nov 15, 2018 @ 9:43am
      Nov 15, 2018
      Jun 8, 2018 @ 3:31pm
      Jun 8, 2018
      Apr 30, 2018 @ 9:05am
      Apr 30, 2018
      This trail is in very good shape.
      Apr 20, 2018 @ 10:14am
      Apr 20, 2018
      Trail is in great shape! Loved the new little bridge.
      Apr 4, 2018 @ 4:03pm
      Apr 4, 2018
      No ice or snow but stream running through the length of it and very muddy on either side. Anton Hsu- MTBco Director
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 169 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
      All
      • 753 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      88 |
      Sep 23, 2017 @ 10:26pm
      Sep 23, 2017
      Swamp Donkey, Vernon
      72 |
      Apr 15, 2017 @ 6:57pm
      Apr 15, 2017
      Swamp Donkey, Kelowna

      3 Reviews & Comments

      • + 1
      flag oldschool24 (Jun 14, 2015 at 17:45)
       so the uphill section of this route from cattywumpuss to rooster tree is called "Swamp Donkey"
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      flag oldschool24 (Sep 11, 2015 at 7:14)
       How do you edit a trail name to make it correct! from the builder
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      flag Angus-Dunlop (Sep 25, 2015 at 10:03)
       Hey OldSchool,
      Nice meeting you last week riding with Bunce.
      Submitted a name change request to correct it to Swamp Donkey...hope it works!
      [Reply]

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