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 ...
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.
More Stats for Ward1 bike trail
Altitude change-945 ft
Altitude min1,677 ft
Altitude max2,624 ft
Altitude start2,624 ft
Altitude end1,679 ft
Distance climb1,876 ft
Distance down1 miles
Distance flat653 ft
Avg reverse time00:08:38
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- Snow Packed
- Snow Covered
- Freeze/thaw Cycle
- Prevalent Mud
- Very Dry
Ward1 Trail Reports
Jul 2, 2018 @ 2:25pmJul 2, 2018
|reporter Recent work by PACA, BC Parks, some climbers and trail runners is excellent. Great sight lines and the land slide section looks fully repaired.|
Sep 11, 2017 @ 11:41amSep 11, 2017
Jun 26, 2017 @ 11:14amJun 26, 2017
|Tree down near the bottom of Ward 1, about 75 m up from the double track|
May 10, 2017 @ 10:33pmMay 10, 2017
|A few wet spots lefts.|
Aug 6, 2016 @ 7:22amAug 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.|
Routes with this trail
|Rock Oven featured||9 miles|
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