Free Group Hike

Sun, Apr 14, 2019 10:00 AM

This is an adults only (19+) event!

7.2 km return/2.5 hrs.

IMPORTANT!! Car convoy to meet on the side of the road next to Kamloops airport main entrance at 9:30am promptly. Latecomers will miss our convoy and likely not be able to find the trailhead.

Convoy Meeting Point:
https://www.google.ca/maps/dir/KAMLOOPS,+BC/50.70864,-120.4306613/@50.6783739,-120.4850816,11.94z/data=!4m9!4m8!1m5!1m1!1s0x537e2cd33d0d3b31:0xd23e96aa9a6945e7!2m2!1d-120.3272675!2d50.674522!1m0!3e0

Directions:
Follow Tranquille Criss Creek Rd from the CN railway crossing past the hairpin at Frederick Rd to a cattle guard at the following location:

https://www.google.ca/maps/dir/Kamloops,+British+Columbia/50.7528167,-120.52625/@50.713667,-120.571942,11z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m9!4m8!1m5!1m1!1s0x537e2cd33d0d3b31:0xd23e96aa9a6945e7!2m2!1d-120.3272675!2d50.674522!1m0!3e0

There is a small sign on the west side of the road here saying "No Vehicles;" this is the trailhead. There is room to park buy the cattle guard on the northbound side in all seasons.

Trail Description

While this network has a couple entry points, this particular route begins just across from The Pimple. At the summit, enjoy 360 degree views of Castle Butte and Dewdrop Flats. This trail was originally hiked for HikingAddiction by Jeremy Banks. Credits to him for our photos and trail log.

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Basics
  • 30 min from Downtown Kamloops
  • Linear
  • 2.79 km (one-way)
  • 1.5 hours solo one-way
  • 3.0 hours solo | 3.9 hours group round-trip
  • 337 meters elevation (one-way)
  • Medium difficulty: Some route-finding skills required due to lack of a proper trail.
Kids & Pets
  • On-Leash
Features
  • GPS Map available.
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