Individual Trail

Black Mountain

25 min driving from Downtown Kelowna

A dacite-composed volcanic land-form, Layer Cake Hill is truly a unique gem in Kelowna offering a layering style seldom seen. After recent advances, scientists now describe this particular geological formation as occurring from the different ways rock in a single volcanic flow shrinks as it cools. The "Pinnacle" hoodoo stands nearby and was formed from the same flow.

  • Linear
  • 0.66 km (one-way)
  • 20 minutes solo | 24 minutes group round-trip
  • 93 meters elevation (one-way)
  • Very Easy difficulty
  • GPS Map available.

Creator: Josh Hoggan
Category:Short Hike
Seasons:Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall
Difficulty Rating:Very Easy
Difficulty Description:A slight grade up through a field
Dogs:OK on Leash
Children:Ages 10 and up
Cell Service:Excellent (Telus Jul 2015)
First Listed:2015-Jul-08
Last Updated:2017-May-07
Duration One-Way (solo):10 min
Duration One-Way (group):12 min
Duration Round-Trip (solo):20 min
Duration Round-Trip (group):24
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Distance:0.66 km (one-way)
Elevation at Start:637 meters
Elevation at End:733 meters
Elevation Minimum:637 meters
Elevation Maximum:733 meters
Elevation Gain:93 meters (one-way)
Elevation Loss:3 meters (one-way)
Slope Up:12.00% (one-way)
Slope Down:12.00% (one-way)

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