• 7.24 km
  • 6.5 hours
  • Hard

Free Group Hike

Sun, Aug 30, 2015 7:00 AM

See FaceBook event at:
https://www.facebook.com/events/1488219261474966/

Host: Jessica White-Manky & Josh
Distance: Approx. 7.24 km round-trip
Elevation Gain: 824 meters
Elevation Loss: 50 meters
Max Elevation: 2268 m
Starting Elevation: 1494 m
Duration: Approx. 5 hours
Driving Distance from Kelowna: Approx. 2.5 hours
Departure from Sport Check in Kelowna: 7am
Returning to Kelowna: Approx. 5-7pm

WARNING: We have not done this trail with the group. We have very limited information about it. Come prepared for some trail discovery. Bring bear spray, food, first aid kits, lots of water, etc.

DESCRIPTION
The trail contours east around the south slopes of the mountain, climbing quickly up into alpine. Continue to follow the obvious line toward the summit. The final climb to the remains of the old Dominion Fire Lookout is steep and narrow. Route finding increases with lingering snow. A second rigorous 1 hr. return trail to Twin Lakes branches left at the bridge just above the tree line. Steep cliffs, best in mid-summer to avoid snow and/or wet conditions.

DIRECTIONS
1) Travel 29 km east from east of Sicamous on Hwy 1.
2) Approximately 1.9 km past the Perry River bridge, turn left/north off Trans Canada highway onto Crazy Creek Forest Service Rd.(km are approx)
3) Stay left at 4.5 km, ie go uphill not down
4) Stay right at 5.2 km, ie do not take the 6530 road
5) Stay left at 6.2 – new logging road getting plugged in on right going downhill
6) Stay right at 6.9 km, ie do not take Branch 100
7) Stay right at 7.5 km, do not take Branch 200
8) Go over 1st Bridge at 8.1
9) Stay right at 8.3 km, ie stay level, don’t go uphill, ie do not take the 6700 road
10) Go over 2nd Bridge at 8.4
11) Turn left (uphill) at 8.7 km. There is a sign: Eagle Pass Mt Hiking Trail 5 km, drive to the trailhead, at the end of the road (14 km from TCH).

Trail Description

The trail contours east around the south slopes of the mountain, climbing quickly up into alpine. Continue to follow the obvious line toward the summit. The final climb to the remains of the old Dominion Fire Lookout is steep and narrow. Route finding increases with lingering snow. A second rigorous 1 hr. return trail to Twin Lakes branches left at the bridge just above the tree line. Steep cliffs, best in mid-summer to avoid snow and/or wet conditions.

IMPORTANT: The Google Maps directions are only the directions to Crazy Creek FSR! Follow the remainder of the written directions to get to the trailhead.

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Hosts (1)
  • Josh Hoggan

Attendees (5)
  • Dylan
  • Jessica (Creator)
  • Josh Hoggan (Host, Driver)
  • NICK KELLET
  • Wes

  • Is that this hike? http://www.trailpeak.com/trail-Eagle-Mountain-Pass-near-Kamloops-BC-11182

    Do we start at 7 there? I'm from Kelowna and that would mean getting up very early. Not that I mind =)

    Sun, Aug 23, 2015 10:49 AM
  • Sounds fun! I'm away in Kitimat or I'd slap my wife and my name down. Next time. Looking forward to getting to one of these events eventually. Keep 'em coming :)

    Sun, Aug 23, 2015 6:17 PM
  • do any new people go to these events ?

    Sun, Aug 23, 2015 6:26 PM
  • Doing the challenge in Penticton that weekend... But I second the "keep them coming"!

    Sun, Aug 23, 2015 6:31 PM
  • Boo, I want to come but have to work:(

    Mon, Aug 24, 2015 1:10 PM
  • what is the duration of this hike?

    Mon, Aug 24, 2015 2:43 PM
  • Jan

    i can't see any info Josh

    Mon, Aug 24, 2015 6:28 PM
  • G.

    need the dets to make a decision ....

    Mon, Aug 24, 2015 7:29 PM
  • I'll come! Hi everyone I'm Tracy, and I've recently moved to Kelowna with my partner Matt. I'm a teacher and he is a physician and we are both people who love hiking! Trying to see as much as we can! My email address Tracy.cockburn@gmail.com if you don't mind sending more information about the hike Jessica that would be great! Thank you!

    Fri, Aug 28, 2015 7:10 AM
  • Hey I made a Facebook event to discuss this hike as its easier. It's on the hiking addiction Facebook page wall. Thanks

    Fri, Aug 28, 2015 5:32 PM

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Creator: Josh Hoggan
Category:Full Day
Seasons:Summer
Difficulty Rating:Hard
Difficulty Description:A steep alpine trail that involves scrambling.
Dogs:OK on Leash
Children:Not recommended
Cell Service:Unknown
First Listed:2015-Aug-29
Last Updated:2017-Aug-21
Duration One-Way (solo):150 min
Duration Round-Trip (solo):300 min
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Distance:3.62 km (one-way)
Elevation at Start:1,494 meters
Elevation at End:2,268 meters
Elevation Minimum:1,494 meters
Elevation Maximum:2,268 meters
Elevation Gain:824 meters (one-way)
Elevation Loss:-50 meters (one-way)
Slope Up:24.60% (one-way)
Slope Down:-8.20% (one-way)
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