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Individual Trail

South Okanagan / Apex

40 min driving from Penticton,BC

The trail up Brent Mountain begins as a nice meandering forest-way with cute stream crossings. his is a hike that is ideal for hotter months, as it remains moderately cool all throughout the summer! The lush and cozy sub alpine trail will offer a variety of unique foliage (Yarrow, Buttercups, Indian Paintbrush, mushrooms) in early summer after the snow clears. Prepare for a hefty set of mosquitos and mud, but a distraction that is easily ignored as you approach the summit with its broad meadows littered with smooth stones. T

While the trail has numerous forks, the route to the top is clearly indicated by metal trail markers. The trail begins with a mild slope, and then mostly levels out for the next 2 km, and then the final ascent begins.

At the summit, reach an abandoned fire watch tower with surrounding panoramas of Apex Mountain, Summerland, and even hints of Kelowna on clearer days.

Basics
  • 40 min from Penticton,BC
  • Linear
  • 5.07 km (one-way)
  • 70 minutes solo one-way
  • 2.2 hours solo | 3.0 hours group round-trip
  • 475 meters elevation (one-way)
  • Medium difficulty
Features
  • GPS Map available.

Creator: Josh Hoggan
Duration Class:Medium Hike
Seasons:Summer
Difficulty Description:Easy rolling hills for 3.6 km, followed by steady ascent to 5 km.
Dogs:OK on Leash
Children:Ages 10 and up
Cell Service:Poor/Intermittent; Mostly only as approaching summit. (July 2016)
First Listed:2016-Jul-17
Last Updated:2016-Jul-31

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  • Hi interested in going on this hike but need a ride. Thanks

    Sun, Jul 24, 2016 2:17 PM

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