Free Group Hike

Sun, Jul 16, 2017 10:00 AM

This is an adults only (19+) event!

An incredible view of the Cascades to the Coastal Mountains along a sub-alpine ridgeway. On clear days, views of Mount Baker are even visible. After about an hour of intense uphill, you will reach a much easier (but still ascending) array of meadows, which will turn into a boulder fields and two scrambles. The initial section of the trail features natural blueberries in the summer.

After hitting a major trail fork where your current trail intersects the ridgeline of Needle's ridge perpendicularly, you are able to turn LEFT instead of right to follow a secondary trail to "Small Lake."

Due to large amounts of snow in the spring, summer, and fall, we recommend only doing this trail between June 1st and the end of September. Prepare for dramatically colder temperatures and high winds near the top.

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  • 120 min from Downtown Kelowna
  • Linear
  • 4.80 km (one-way)
  • 2.0 hours solo one-way
  • 4.0 hours solo | 5.2 hours group round-trip
  • 928 meters elevation (one-way)
  • Hard difficulty
  • GPS Map available.
Attendees (21)
  • Anna Valoroso (Driver)
  • Brie Thomson
  • Choayb Boultif
  • Christine Pachkowski
  • Dan Livingstone
  • Debbie Bernier
  • Deleted User
  • Dylan Sinden
  • Jane Reid
  • Jennifer Stonner
  • Jess H (Rider)
  • Josh Hoggan (Creator, Host, Driver)
  • Marianne Perreault
  • Matthew wickenheiser
  • Miyuki
  • Neil Van Dongen
  • Raleigh Boechler (Driver)
  • Sofiya Romanchu (Rider)
  • Steve Ewbank (Driver)
  • Tara
  • Thomas Ferguson
Hosts (1)
  • Josh Hoggan
  • I will be coming with my husband and a friend.

    Thu, Jul 13, 2017 6:44 PM
  • Hello all, hope ye'r all swell! Looking forward to this one on Sunday. Could please steal a lift with someone? I can meet wherever works
    best! Cheers Tara :)

    Fri, Jul 14, 2017 1:51 PM
  • Hello All,

    I'm offering to drive whoever needs a ride. I can fit 4 passengers in my car. Please send me a text to confirm. 647-981-5233. I can pick people up in Kelowna, West Kelowna, or Peachland. Trailhead is about 2 hours from West Kelowna, so I'd like to pick up whoever before 7:30/7:45 am Sunday morning.

    Sat, Jul 15, 2017 11:41 AM

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