Day 4 – Wednesday June 15th, 2011   Myra Canyon Ranch/Ruth Station to Naramata Distance:  approx. 47 km Elevation loss: -230 metres (on the KVR above town – bigger descent to town) Overview of the day:  An overcast cool wet start did not deter us! Flat riding to Chute Lake where we stopped for lunch and

Come and visit the KVR Outfitters Bike Rentals & Tours booth  at the Market Grounds on Hyw 3 in Rock Creek – pick up your bike and cycle the historic KVR Trail over the trestle bridge into the beautiful Kettle Valley Provincial Park where you then hop on your float and drift the river right

Maybe you saw the article in the latest Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association (TOTA) newsletter, but maybe you missed it! here it is again, where you can see how we hope to help keep this site alive and what our aims are. For more information on TOTA, and to download the newsletter in full, please visit

Days 5 & 6 –Thursday & Friday June 16-17th, 2011  Naramata to Penticton/Okanagan Falls/Oliver/Osoyoos Distance:  approx. 70 km [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”] Elevation loss: 736 metres (downhill from Naramata to Penticton, then flat) Overview of

Day 3 – Tuesday June 14th, 2011  Idabel Lake to Myra Canyon Distance:  40 km Elevation gain: 33 metres Overview of the day: the short distance of today was to give us lots of time to linger along the trestles of Myra Canyon and also for our dedicated supporter Swade to join us cycling the

A highlight of our day – lunch at Arlington Lakes on Day 2 – Beaverdell to Idabel Lake Day 2 – Monday June 13th, 2011  Beaverdell to Idabel Lake Distance:  54 km Elevation gain:   (biggest elevation gain of the trip) Overview of the day: Not our longest day, but it does tend to challenge you

Welcome to this series of blogs detailing our recent 320 km trip from Midway to Naramata/Penticton & finishing in Osoyoos. Hopefully this will give all of you wanting to bike the trail yourselves an idea of what to expect on each section.  I do highly recommend doing this trail in its entirety to give you

We just finished cycling from Midway to Penticton and on to Osoyoos – we cycled over 6 days and travelled 320 kilometres on the Kettle Valley Rail Trail – it was spectacular and the trail was even better than I had hoped.  Since I last cycled it about 12 years ago, the trail has improved

Here we are in Penticton – visiting and meeting all kinds of people who are so keen to support the KVR! it’s fantastic!  We spent a chilly and wet afternoon at the Naramata Market yesterday – not a big turnout, but wonderful people – I LOVE Naramata, a place I spent my teen years picking