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12 OKRoutes have been labelled as Difficult:

  1. 4 Beaver Lake / Thompson Plateau Gravel Ride

    Category
    Difficult
    Surface
    Mostly Gravel
    Distance
    97km
    Elevation
    1437m
    Tag
    • Mountainous
    • Bike Packing
    • Forest Service Road
    • Light Traffic
    Cloudy
    Vernon 13ºC
    Photo
    • 1 Photo
    Video
    • 1 Video

    Discover the beauty of the Thompson Plateau region while testing your gravel climbing & descending skills.

  2. 6 North Okanagan Loop

    Category
    Difficult
    Surface
    Road
    Distance
    142km
    Elevation
    1607m
    Tag
    • Hilly
    • Wine
    • Moderate Traffic
    • North Okanagan
    • Lake Country
    Cloudy
    Vernon 13ºC
    Cloudy
    Kelowna 15ºC
    Video
    • 1 Video

    Start from Kelowna, Lake Country, or Vernon to travel the undulating roads around the north end of Okanagan lake.

  3. 7 Oyama Lake

    Category
    Difficult
    Surface
    Mostly Gravel
    Distance
    72km
    Elevation
    1355m
    Tag
    • Mountainous
    • Light Traffic
    Cloudy
    Vernon 13ºC
    Video
    • 2 Videos

    A climb so awesome you’ll want to head back down and ride up again!

  4. 11 Under the Shadow of Silver Star

    Category
    Difficult
    Surface
    Mostly Gravel
    Distance
    124km
    Elevation
    1466m
    Tag
    • Flat
    • Rolling
    • Rural
    • Light Traffic
    Cloudy
    Vernon 13ºC
    Video
    • 1 Video

    Circumnavigate around the base of Silver Star Mountain on Trinity Valley Rd, past the stunning Enderby Cliffs, then through Enderby, Armstrong, and back to Vernon.

  5. 12 Vernon Garbage Collection

    Category
    Difficult
    Surface
    Mostly Road
    Distance
    105km
    Elevation
    1842m
    Tag
    • Hilly
    • Rolling
    • Inner City
    • Moderate Traffic
    Cloudy
    Vernon 13ºC
    Video
    • 1 Video

    Stay inside the city limits of Vernon and climb ~2000m without traveling up Silver Star Road.

  6. 13 Ronde van Kelowna

    Category
    Difficult
    Surface
    Road
    Distance
    104km
    Elevation
    1985m
    Tag
    • Mountainous
    • Rolling
    • Inner City
    • Moderate Traffic
    Cloudy
    Kelowna 15ºC
    Video
    • 2 Videos

    Stay inside the city limits of Kelowna while climbing nearly 2000m and experiencing the quieter, European-feeling roads that Kelowna’s eastside has to offer.

  7. 15 Poached Fondo

    Category
    Difficult
    Surface
    Road
    Distance
    159km
    Elevation
    1886m
    Tag
    • Rolling
    • Wine
    • Okanagan Falls
    • Food
    • Twin Lakes
    • Heavy Traffic
    Cloudy
    Penticton 13ºC
    Video
    • 1 Video

    Merckx it for the Snickers.

  8. 18 Big White

    Category
    Difficult
    Surface
    Road
    Distance
    108km
    Elevation
    2149m
    Tag
    • Mountainous
    • Big White
    • Joe Rich
    • Moderate Traffic
    Cloudy
    Kelowna 15ºC

    An epic 50km climb from East Kelowna to Big White.

  9. 19 Philpott FSR

    Category
    Difficult
    Surface
    Gravel
    Distance
    108km
    Elevation
    1764m
    Tag
    • Mountainous
    • Forest Service Road
    • Backcountry
    • Joe Rich
    • Light Traffic
    Cloudy
    Kelowna 15ºC
    Video
    • 1 Video

    An accessible gravel tour of the numerous small lakes located up on the Thomson Okanagan Plateau east of Kelowna and south of Vernon via Philpott FSR.

  10. 22 Lake Country Wino

    Category
    Difficult
    Surface
    Road
    Distance
    70km
    Elevation
    1401m
    Tag
    • Mountainous
    • Lake Country
    • Coffee
    • Central Okanagan
    • Wine
    • Light Traffic
    Cloudy
    Kelowna 15ºC
    Video
    • 2 Videos

    Climbing ~1500m in just 70km, this is a difficult training route in Lake Country that will get you into shape post-haste.

  11. 23 Belgo

    Category
    Difficult
    Surface
    Gravel
    Distance
    86km
    Elevation
    1580m
    Tag
    • Mountainous
    • Lake Country
    • Central Okanagan
    • Joe Rich
    • Light Traffic
    • Forest Service Road
    • Black Mountain
    Cloudy
    Kelowna 15ºC

    Connecting Postill Lake to Ideal Lake & Belgo Dam via Brunette FSR, this gravel ride will take you to the remote peacefulness at the heart of the Thompson Plateau.

  12. 24 Brunette

    Category
    Difficult
    Surface
    Gravel
    Distance
    76km
    Elevation
    1480m
    Tag
    • Mountainous
    • Lake Country
    • Dee Lake
    • Beaver Lake
    • Doreen Lake
    • Light Traffic
    • Forest Service Road
    Cloudy
    Kelowna 15ºC

    Connecting Postill Lake to the Thompson Okanagan Plateau east of Kelowna, test yourself with an HC category gravel climb and be rewarded with beautiful views & a rowdy gravel descent.