Within the mountain biking community, SilverStar is known for its award-winning downhill bike park and for having one of the best XC trail networks in British Columbia.
A year-round destination, SilverStar Mountain Resort is uniquely positioned to offer the best in winter and summer outdoor activities. The colourful and friendly mid-mountain village puts visitors at the heart of the action — surrounded by breathtaking mountain views and steps away from eateries and shops.
- International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA) Silver Level Ride Centre status, based on outstanding trail experience, services and community involvement.
- Named #2 Best Bike Park in Western Canada by the Riders’ Choice Awards for the 3rd consecutive year.
- 50+ km of dedicated Down Hill mountain bike trails.
- The 30km+ XC bike trail network includes a network of progressive, single-track tree trails offering an exciting combination of riding for all levels of ability.
- Hiking, wildlife and wildflower tours, trail running, geocaching, SkyChair rides, camping, children’s playground, and more.
SilverStar Mountain Statistics
|Top Elevation||1,915 Metres|
|Village Elevation||1,609 Metres|
|Vertical Drop||760 Metres|
|Total Bike Terrain||100+km|
|Cross Country (XC) Trails||50+km|
|Down Hill (DH) Trails||50+km|
|Single Track (ST) Trails||100+km|
|MTB Terrain Beginner||29%|
|MTB Terrain Intermediate||31%|
|MTB Terrain Advanced||26%|
|MTB Terrain Expert||14%|
|Alpine Hiking Trails||16km|
|Beginner Trails (Walk 1 hour or less)||30%|
|Intermediate Trails (Hike 2 -3 hours)||50%|
|Advanced Trails (hike 3 – 4 hours)||20%|
SilverStar Top Rides
Named after the 1994 World Cup Finals being held at SilverStar this singletrack combines a modern trail with the original track. Featuring jumps, berms and wall rides this track allows you to go as fast as you dare.
Distance: 3.5km | Trail Type: Singletrack | Trail Grade: Black
As one of the most popular trails in the Bike Park, this old school single track really winds its way through the forest featuring plenty of wooden features all “low to the ground” to take on. But don’t worry if you aren’t ready to take on every feature you can take the easy trail around them.
Distance: 1.1km | Trail Type: Singletrack | Trail Grade: Blue
This beginner yet challenging green trail intertwines sections of intermediate trail for those wanting more of a challenge. Test your skills on the beginner berms, small jumps, log rides and rollers or take it easy and follow the green trail all the way down to the lift.
Distance: 5.7km | Trail Type: Singletrack | Trail Grade: Green
Getting to SilverStar
SilverStar Mountain Resort is located in the heart of British Columbia’s Thompson Okanagan region, less than a one-hour drive north from Kelowna International Airport (YLW).
In Summer the recommendation is to drive. We can assist with arranging a rental car for you.
Drive time from Vancouver is approximately 5.5 hours.
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