1 miles
Distance
435 ft
Climb
-338 ft
Descent
00:20:43
Avg time

Swamp Donkey Details

  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Global Ranking
    #1312

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
    00:20:43
  • Avg reverse time
    00:10:32
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Status:
on Nov 19, 2017
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Avg: 5 (1 votes)

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Swamp Donkey Trail Reports

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Nov 19, 2017 @ 11:39am
Nov 19, 2017
Oct 31, 2017 @ 7:02pm
Oct 31, 2017
One large tree across trail that will need a chainsaw to clear. Thanks to the person who cleared all the smaller ones.
Sep 28, 2017 @ 10:54pm
Sep 28, 2017
Apr 25, 2017 @ 10:46pm
Apr 25, 2017
Mar 27, 2017 @ 12:07pm
Mar 27, 2017
soft spots in places, mostly clear
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Sep 23, 2017 @ 10:26pm
Sep 23, 2017
Swamp Donkey, Vernon
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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 miles
Rose Valley XC Loop
4 miles
SVRN Grouper Rose.LakeLoop>RSVP
8 miles
Rose Valley Loop
6 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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