• 4.64 km
  • 85 minutes
  • Medium

Free Group Hike

Sun, Mar 12, 2017 10:00 AM

This short hike in the Lac du Bois grasslands begins crossing a flat meadow which is reminiscent of the old wild west, before beginning a mild ascent over the first hill, down past an old abandoned car, and up the final ascent for a panoramic view over the Thompson River. Tranquille Farm (Padova) is visible in the foreground, and the city of Kamloops a distant afterthought on the horizon. The trail is marked primarily with usage rather than signage; however, there are a couple signs with arrows to keep hikers on the right path.

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Hosts (1)
  • Josh Hoggan

Attendees (6)
  • Adhara Hodgson
  • Angie Meyer
  • Emily Skinner
  • Josh Hoggan (Creator, Host, Driver)
  • Nur (Rider)
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Creator: Josh Hoggan
Category:Short Hike
Seasons:Spring, Summer, Fall
Difficulty Rating:Medium
Difficulty Description:An average hike all around, with a very steady incline at the end.
Dogs:OK on Leash
Children:Ages 10 and up.
Cell Service:Excellent (Telus July 2016)
First Listed:2016-Jul-26
Last Updated:2016-Jul-26
Duration One-Way (solo):35 min
Duration Round-Trip (solo):65 min
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Distance:2.32 km (one-way)
Elevation at Start:617 meters
Elevation at End:675 meters
Elevation Minimum:559 meters
Elevation Maximum:681 meters
Elevation Gain:178 meters (one-way)
Elevation Loss:-120 meters (one-way)
Slope Up:14.30% (one-way)
Slope Down:-10.50% (one-way)
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