1 miles
Distance
435 ft
Climb
-338 ft
Descent
00:19:47
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
    Popular direction shown
  • Global Ranking
    #1309

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 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
    00:19:47
  • Avg reverse time
    00:10:32
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Status:
on Dec 6, 2017
Snow Covered
Avg: 5 (1 votes)

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Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to swamp-donkey-28104 trailhead (49.901350, -119.562200)
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Swamp Donkey Trail Reports

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Dec 6, 2017 @ 5:05pm
Dec 6, 2017
Nov 29, 2017 @ 6:38pm
Nov 29, 2017
Nov 29, 2017 @ 6:38pm
Nov 29, 2017
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.
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Photos

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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
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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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