2 miles
Distance
85 ft
Climb
-1,149 ft
Descent
00:15:18
Avg time

Swamp Donkey Details

  • Riding Area
    Shannon Pass
    Nelson, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Global Ranking
    #58116 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    35 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Low angle pinner, slightly cross-country and a fun change-up from the intense upper trails that funnel down here.

This trail is Unsanctioned, Ride at your own Risk!

More Stats for Swamp Donkey bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,064 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,623 ft
  • Altitude max
    5,695 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,687 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,623 ft
  • Grade
    -10.036%
  • Grade max
    -36.67%
  • Grade min
    12.434%
  • Distance climb
    1,725 ft
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    234 ft
  • Avg time
    00:15:18
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Status:
on Jul 31, 2018
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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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  • > 80%
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  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • 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
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  • 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
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      Swamp Donkey Trail Reports

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      Jul 31, 2018 @ 9:08pm
      Jul 31, 2018
      Top down weed wacked and logs removed Looks great fun flowy with lots of small hucks :)
      Jul 23, 2018 @ 6:46am
      Jul 23, 2018
      Weed wacked and cut out from bottom up past Meadows Trail to approx. half way. Looks like a fun flowy trail
      Aug 16, 2017 @ 4:19pm
      Aug 16, 2017
      Cleared and good to go! Thanks to the cleaning crew.
      Jul 3, 2017 @ 1:16pm
      Jul 3, 2017
      Major Water drainage issue, top quarter of trail has overflow from the nearby creek running through it.
      Jul 15, 2016 @ 8:14am
      Jul 15, 2016
      Many of the wet spots on the upper section have been bridged with rock slabs.
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      6 Months
      • 5 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
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      • 57 rides
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      Aug 14, 2018 @ 5:33pm
      Aug 14, 2018
      Swamp Donkey, Steamboat Springs

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