Free Group Hike

Sun, Apr 7, 2019 11:00 AM

This is an adults only (19+) event!

This track, originally part of the route used by the Hudson Bay Company fur traders to transport furs, goods, and supplies from Fort Vancouver is a unique route that spans hundreds of Kilometres across the province.

However, this scenic walk takes hikers along a double-wide trail to a phenomenal viewpoint of Okanagan Lake, Rattlesnake Island, as well as hints of Peachland.

The trail has numerous forks, so we do recommend taking our GPS log on a mobile phone. However, there are ample signs of usage. Primarily follow signs reading "Seasonal Route" with a green circle inside a red ring. At the summit there is a large clearing with a sign clearly stating "Fur Brigade Trail." No vehicle traffic is permitted on these roads between January 1 and April 30th annually.

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Basics
  • 30 min from Downtown Kelowna
  • Linear
  • 4.19 km (one-way)
  • 70 minutes solo one-way
  • 1.8 hours solo | 3.0 hours group round-trip
  • 353 meters elevation (one-way)
  • Medium difficulty: Moderate ascent with rolling hills
Kids & Pets
  • On-Leash
  • Child-Friendly
Features
  • GPS Map available.
Attendees (73)
Hosts (1)
  • I will be coming from Penticton so assume meeting at the trail head is fine. Thanks. Janice

    Wed, Apr 3, 2019 8:59 AM
  • Yep, we're meeting at the trailhead.

    Wed, Apr 3, 2019 9:04 AM
  • is the hike at 10am or 11am? here it says 11am, but facebook page said 10am?

    are some of you willing to carpool and/or car share, given there are so many going and limited parking space? if yes, i suggest that we can meet up at Orchard Plaza (springfield road) and go from there? if we leave around 10:15 - 10:20am time, any takers?

    Sat, Apr 6, 2019 10:28 AM
  • I’m driving from lower Mission and will be taking 2 other passengers. I still have 2 more spots left in my car if anybody would like a ride! :)

    Sat, Apr 6, 2019 4:47 PM
  • I’m still looking for a ride so I’d be down to meet at Orchard Plaza or anywhere!

    Sat, Apr 6, 2019 6:39 PM
  • Aiyla, if you can be at the corner of Pandosy and KLO at 10am, you’re welcome to hop into my car!

    Sat, Apr 6, 2019 7:53 PM
  • Is anyone else car pooling from orchard plaza or nearby? I am also looking for a ride

    Sat, Apr 6, 2019 8:17 PM
  • I have room for one.
    Message me at 604-239-7126 before 9:45am please, if you are still looking for a ride.

    Sun, Apr 7, 2019 9:11 AM
  • i only just realized the gravel part (sigh), and therefore cannot go. hope you all have a good hike.

    Sun, Apr 7, 2019 9:29 AM

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