• 10.9 km
  • 2.0 hours
  • Medium

Trail Description

Oyama

55 min driving from Downtown Kelowna

This short segment of High Rim Trail begins just past the 9 km marker en-route to Oyama Lake Resort. Heading left (north) up the trailhead, watch carefully for pink and black striped ribbon. The trail intersects logging roads a few times, and it is easy to get off track if you are not paying attention. On this trail you'll pass over a quaint handmade wood bridge (Cum Along Bridge), and proceed up to the Damer Lake Lookout (which is worth skipping). From here, continue onto stunning views of Vernon, Kal Lake, and Goose Lake at the Repeater Tower near km 46.

Features


Creator: Josh Hoggan
Trail Network:High Rim Trail
Category:Medium Hike
Seasons:Spring, Summer, Fall
Difficulty Rating:Medium
Difficulty Description:A mild forested climb, with a steep final ascent over the final 0.5 km.
Dogs:OK on Leash
Children:Ages 10 and up
Cell Service:Telus (Oct 2014): Service only at beginning and end of trail. No service elsewhere. Rogers (October 2014): Excellent.
First Listed:2014-Sep-17
Last Updated:2016-May-25
Duration One-Way (solo):60 min
Duration One-Way (group):70 min
Duration Round-Trip (solo):120 min
Duration Round-Trip (group):2.3 hours
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Distance:5.45 km (one-way)
Elevation at Start:1,274 meters
Elevation at End:1,442 meters
Elevation Minimum:1,252 meters
Elevation Maximum:1,449 meters
Elevation Gain:302 meters (one-way)
Elevation Loss:-147 meters (one-way)
Slope Up:8.40% (one-way)
Slope Down:-6.80% (one-way)

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