1.9 miles
105 ft
-1,050 ft
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Ward1 Trail
  • South Okanagan Trail Alliance

Ward1 Details

  • Riding area
  • AKA
    Ward 1
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
  • Physical rating
  • Season
  • Global Ranking

Ward1 is a single track climb that takes you up takes you on your way to the classic Rock Ovens trail.
On the descent it is fast and flowy. Once the snow clears it is a pleasant place to be, always the greenest area in Penticton. That comes with a price, a mosquito price.
There are those who chose to climb it ...

Access Info

Climb : access from the upper parking lot, there is a well astablished trail head on the north side. It switchbacks up and then heads straight east and up.
Descent : Find the Ward1 trail marker once it finally looks like downhill.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Ward1 mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -945 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,677 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,624 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,624 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,679 ft
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    1,876 ft
  • Distance down
    1.5 miles
  • Distance flat
    653 ft
  • Avg time
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on Aug 6, 2016
Very Dry
Avg: 3 (1 votes)

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Ward1 Trail Reports

Aug 6, 2016 @ 7:22am
Aug 6, 2016
2/3 down the upper portion of the descent, there is 2 big deadfall. Although, with enough determination, it could be hand-sawed.
Apr 6, 2015 @ 8:55pm
Apr 6, 2015
Summer dust.
Dec 14, 2014 @ 4:35pm
Dec 14, 2014
Frozen for the time being, some downed trees just around the Bridge near the parking lot just after the sandy bank. Require a chainsaw or somebody...
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Aug 6, 2016 @ 7:25am
Aug 6, 2016
Ward1, Penticton
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Aug 6, 2016 @ 7:23am
Aug 6, 2016
Ward1, Penticton

Routes with this trail

Rock Oven featured
8.9 miles

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