2 miles
Distance
105 ft
Climb
-1,050 ft
Descent
00:16:59
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Ward1 Trail
  • South Okanagan Trail Alliance
    Maintainer

Ward1 Details

  • Riding area
    Skaha Bluffs
    Penticton, British Columbia
  • AKA
    Ward 1
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Season
    March-December
  • 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
    -91.221%
  • Grade min
    41.082%
  • Distance climb
    1,876 ft
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    653 ft
  • Avg time
    00:16:59
  • Avg reverse time
    00:11:23
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Status:
on Sep 11, 2017
Dry
Avg: 3 (1 votes)

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Ward1 Trail Reports

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Sep 11, 2017 @ 11:41am
Sep 11, 2017
Jun 26, 2017 @ 11:14am
Jun 26, 2017
Tree down near the bottom of Ward 1, about 75 m up from the double track
May 10, 2017 @ 10:33pm
May 10, 2017
A few wet spots lefts.
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.
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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

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