Free Group Hike

Mon, Jul 2, 2018 10:00 AM to Mon, Jul 2, 2018 2:00 PM

This is an adults only (19+) event!

Required Fitness Level
Active - For Most Generally Active Adults

This gorgeous alpine hike extends into the forest south of Myra and west of Idabel Lake. It offers a short but challenging ascent, followed by a beautiful plateau with meadows, ponds, and ridge-line views of the valleys. ABSOLUTELY do not attempt this hike prior to mid-June as the snow will likely still be covering substantial portions of the trail!

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Basics
  • 85 min from Downtown Kelowna
  • Linear
  • 5.39 km (one-way)
  • 1.5 hours solo one-way
  • 3.0 hours solo | 3.9 hours group round-trip
  • 598 meters elevation (one-way)
  • Hard difficulty
Features
  • One of our favourites!
  • GPS Map available.
Attendees (21)
  • Alex
  • Alexandra Longo (Rider)
  • Alicia (Rider)
  • Andre Carrier (Driver)
  • Anni
  • Christine Pachkowski
  • Cliff
  • Craig Cote
  • Dustin Stoelwinder (Rider)
  • Frances Kitson (Rider)
  • Gussie (Rider)
  • Heidi
  • Jinxz Pollard-Flamand (Driver)
  • Leah Ryan
  • Lori (Driver)
  • Mel Stutters (Driver)
  • Shelley Hunt
  • Stephan (Driver)
  • Steve Ewbank (Creator, Host)
  • Swamp Thing
  • unnamed
Hosts (1)
  • Steve Ewbank
  • In a normal year, this is one of the best hikes for Alpine escape. Last weekend in June is usually perfect. This is not a normal year. I would recommend this hike after a solid week of summer, say mid July. Do not take a car. 4x4 or rural SUV highly recommended.

    Thu, Jun 28, 2018 9:27 PM
  • As the final section of roads are unlikely to be passable by low clearance vehicles, there is a car pool meet up at Willow Park Mall (corner of Highway 33 and Hollywood Road - IGA/McDonalds) being planned the morning of at 8:15am. If you have a high clearance vehicle with space, it would be appreciated if you would be willing to take others and meet at the location. If you do not have a vehicle that is suitable, come to the car pool meet up and we will try to find you a spot. As a rider, please bring around $10 cash to give to your driver as reimbursement for fuel costs (amounts may vary by agreements with your driver).

    Please visit the Hiking Addiction Kelowna Forum on Facebook, (search or follow the "Forum" link ^^above^^) to join in the discussion regarding the meet and its exact location and if you want to secure a ride before Monday morning.

    Fri, Jun 29, 2018 9:38 PM
  • I can offer ride , l have a truck, lost of forestry road experience and room for 3, share gas

    Sat, Jun 30, 2018 1:33 PM
  • Are there enough carpool spots? Me+1=2?

    Sun, Jul 1, 2018 9:28 AM
  • Alicia I have two spots and there may be others. Are you able to come to the meeting location?

    Sun, Jul 1, 2018 12:15 PM
  • I'll be at the carpool meet up in the morning. Couldn't post on the Facebook forum today to request a ride. Would love to take a spot if there is one.

    Sun, Jul 1, 2018 10:08 PM
  • Is a CRV going to have enough clearance?

    Sun, Jul 1, 2018 10:16 PM

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