Individual Trail

Central Okanagan / West Kelowna

20 min driving from Downtown Kelowna

A ludicrously steep but scenic trail at Blue Grouse offers stunning views of the city along with exposure to local vegetation including Wild Rose Bush, Yarrow, Tall Buttercup, cactus and Raspberries. It begins on the 4x4ing track, and after

Bring a sufficient amount of water, it will be needed especially in the summer when combining the steep hike with hot weather.

  • 20 min from Downtown Kelowna
  • Linear
  • 1.90 km (one-way)
  • 75 minutes solo | 1.6 hours group round-trip
  • 425 meters elevation (one-way)
  • Very Hard difficulty
  • Part of the larger Blue Grouse trail network!
  • One of our favourites!
  • GPS Map available.

Creator: Josh Hoggan
Duration Class:Medium Hike
Seasons:Spring, Summer, Fall
Difficulty Description:Begins with an easy 4x4 road which turns into an incredibly steep ascent.
Dogs:OK on Leash; no water sources.
Children:Not recommended.
Cell Service:Good (Telus May 2016)
First Listed:2016-May-25
Last Updated:2016-May-25

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  • lots of opportunity for off trail exploration here, There are the remains of an old homestead below the last push to the top. A spring fed water system is the visible remain, and depression where there could have been a cabin.

    Mon, Mar 27, 2017 10:14 AM

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