Free Group Hike

Fri, Sep 27, 2019 1:00 PM to Fri, Sep 27, 2019 4:30 PM

This event is suitable for all ages.

Required Fitness Level
Active - For Most Generally Active Adults

This will be one of 3 day hikes, we will be hiking Jim Kelly on saturday, and Needle Peak on sunday. Join for a day hike, or join us camping at the Moon campground in Merritt and hike all of them with me! Dog and child friendly, though they are strenuous hikes!

Trail Description

The trail begins with a mild descent that crosses a creek and up into a mature forest. Pay close attention to cairns and ribbons that mark the trail as it can be easy to become disorientated as you will be crossing a large boulder field. Watch for climbers who may dislodge rocks while traversing along the rock wall. Only hike this trail when it is possible to see signs of usage on the ground, and visibility is clear. Once nearing the top, the trail begins to disperse, but the direction is clear for where to head to the summit.

While the trail itself is only 2.43 km one-way, we have added the 1.13 km for the walk from your car to the trailhead.

This trail is best done in July or August.

GPS Coordinates:
• Trailhead: 49.59529,-121.10656
• Start of Talus Slope: 49.60010, -121.10374
• Base of Cliff: 49.60114 ,-121.10358
• Yak Subpeak: 49.60504,-121.10379
• Yak Peak: 49.60684,-121.10513

Unlock This Trail

  • 120 min from Downtown Kelowna
  • Linear
  • 3.56 km (one-way)
  • 1.7 hours solo one-way
  • 3.0 hours solo | 4.3 hours group round-trip
  • 882 meters elevation (one-way)
  • Hard difficulty: A very strenuous uphill ascent.
Kids & Pets
  • On-Leash
  • GPS Map available.
Attendees (15)
Hosts (1)
  • Will this happen even if it’s snowing? LOL?

    Wed, Sep 25, 2019 8:22 AM
  • Yes ahahaha

    Thu, Sep 26, 2019 7:56 PM

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