• 10.3 km
  • 3.3 hours
  • Easy

Free Group Hike

Sun, Jun 22, 2014 1:00 PM

WARNING: As of May 2015, the hike up the roadway has been closed to the public due to a hiker violating the private property and getting attacked by a bull! However, some hikers are reporting they can still access the park via an alternative entrance at the nearby golf course.

A panoramic view includes sights of ski hills Big White and Silver Star along with Terrace and Okanagan Mountain.

Approximately 11km, the hike relies on an old dirt and gravel road which leads to communication towers at the top of the mountain. The hike begins at Pyman Road and ends at an elevation of 1286m; prepare for cooler air, especially in the winter as snow levels can be high.

The first part of the trail is a gentle incline through scenic grasslands, take the first fork to the left and at the small pond take a left fork again. Vegetation consists of Fir, Cedar and Tamarack trees along the way.

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Hosts (1)
  • Josh Hoggan

Attendees (10)
  • Bill Milljour
  • Catherine Frechette
  • Cathleen Martin
  • Connie Baker
  • Elaine Amundsen
  • Gina Tyerman
  • Josh Hoggan (Creator, Host)
  • Kalie Anderson
  • Milica MDH
  • Vicky Renegar

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Creator: Josh Hoggan
Category:Medium Hike
Seasons:Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall
Difficulty Rating:Easy
Difficulty Description:A gradual, but long, ascent along a cell service road.
Dogs:OK on Leash
Children:No strollers; suggested for ages 10 and up only.
Cell Service:Unknown
First Listed:2011-Jun-01
Last Updated:2015-May-06
Duration One-Way (solo):80 min
Duration Round-Trip (solo):150 min
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Distance:5.15 km (one-way)
Elevation at Start:778 meters
Elevation at End:1,283 meters
Elevation Minimum:778 meters
Elevation Maximum:1,283 meters
Elevation Gain:531 meters (one-way)
Elevation Loss:-25 meters (one-way)
Slope Up:10.80% (one-way)
Slope Down:-3.60% (one-way)
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