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.

  • 40 min from Penticton,BC
  • Linear
  • 5.07 km (one-way)
  • 2.2 hours solo | 2.8 hours group round-trip
  • 475 meters elevation (one-way)
  • Medium difficulty
  • GPS Map available.

Creator: Josh Hoggan
Duration Class:Medium Hike
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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