1 miles
Distance
555 ft
Climb
-45 ft
Descent
00:16:09
Avg time

The Parabola Details

  • Riding Area
    Kalamalka Lake
    Vernon, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Uphill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Global Ranking
    #45156 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #589 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    80 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 95 in Hiking

Alternate to The Wall for climbing up to Lookout Trail. While the Wall has a fairly constant steepness, this trail tends to fluctuate, with some steep short pitches and less steep breaks in between.
Trail shifts back and forth from singletrack to doubletrack.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for The Parabola bike trail
  • Altitude change
    510 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,706 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,254 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,706 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,215 ft
  • Grade
    9.461%
  • Grade max
    -26.187%
  • Grade min
    45.945%
  • Distance climb
    4,077 ft
  • Distance down
    602 ft
  • Distance flat
    708 ft
  • Avg time
    00:16:09
  • Avg reverse time
    00:04:28
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Status:
on May 23, 2018
Dry
Avg: 2 (2 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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Trail Difficulties
  • 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
  • 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 the-parabola trailhead (50.212160, -119.261740)
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The Parabola Trail Reports

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Apr 24, 2016 @ 8:16am
Apr 24, 2016
The Parabola, My City

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