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Individual Trail

North Okanagan / Cherryville

55 min driving from Frank's General Store in Cherryville, BC

The Spectrum Lake trail meanders through the foothills of Mt. Fosthall, and offers a vast diversity of coast-like flora. Rich green moss coats the entire valley floor, you will cross numerous creeks, and finally wind up at a fantastic well-furnished campsite right on the lake with views of the entire mountain range.

Basics
  • 55 min from Frank's General Store in Cherryville, BC
  • Loop
  • 13.30 km (round-trip)
  • 3.0 hours solo | 3.9 hours group round-trip
  • 983 meters elevation (round-trip)
  • Medium difficulty
Features
  • Has a waterfall.
  • GPS Map available.

Creator: Josh Hoggan
Duration Class:Medium Hike
Seasons:Summer
Difficulty Description:Rolling hills on a well-marked path.
Dogs:Banned by BC Parks
Children:Ages 10 and up
Cell Service:None (Telus Sept 2015)
First Listed:2015-Sep-26
Last Updated:2016-Jul-21
GPS Notes
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Duration Round-Trip (solo):181 min
Trailhead GPS:50.503950000,-118.360535000
Trailend GPS:50.504148000,-118.294824000
Distance:13.30 km (round-trip)
Elevation at Start:978 meters
Elevation at End:980 meters
Elevation Minimum:861 meters
Elevation Maximum:1,142 meters
Elevation Gain:983 meters (round-trip)
Elevation Loss:-983 meters (round-trip)
Slope Up:11.00% (round-trip)
Slope Down:-11.60% (round-trip)
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  • This is a great walk to a pristine lake. The drive on the dirts road is a little longer at the moment due to loose rocks caused by a lot of log truck activity.

    Tue, Jul 17, 2018 9:09 AM

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