1.4 miles
Distance
435 ft
Climb
-338 ft
Descent
00:20:24
Avg time

Swamp Donkey Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Global Ranking

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.

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More Stats for Swamp Donkey mountain 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
    00:20:24
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Status:
on Apr 25, 2017
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Avg: 5 (1 votes)

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Swamp Donkey Trail Reports

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Apr 25, 2017 @ 10:46pm
Apr 25, 2017
Mar 27, 2017 @ 12:07pm
Mar 27, 2017
soft spots in places, mostly clear
Mar 26, 2017 @ 4:25pm
Mar 26, 2017
There is one muddy patch on the lower section of climb, and one wet run-off section towards the top of the climb, otherwise clear.
Oct 30, 2016 @ 2:12pm
Oct 30, 2016
Aug 27, 2016 @ 4:56pm
Aug 27, 2016
cleared trees
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Apr 15, 2017 @ 6:57pm
Apr 15, 2017
Swamp Donkey, Kelowna

Routes with this trail

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Around the Lake - Clockwise
10.1 miles
Rose Valley XC Loop
3.7 miles
Rose Valley Loop
5.8 miles
SVRN Grouper Rose.City>LakeLoop>RSVP
10.2 miles

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"
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  • + 1
flag oldschool24 (Sep 11, 2015 at 7:14)
 How do you edit a trail name to make it correct! from the builder
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  • + 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!
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