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Individual Trail

Shuswap/Revelstoke / Falkland

120 min driving from Kelowna, BC

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Tuktakamin Mountain is the highest point on the ridge that forms the south side of the Salmon River Valley near the town of Falkland, BC. This hike offers beautiful vistas of the Salmon River Valley as it climbs a fairly steep grade towards three microwave tower installations at the mountain's peak.

Sections of the trail are fairly steep, reaching grades approaching 30%. Elevation gain is about 370 meters over 2.9 km to the summit.

The hike forms a loop around a ravine that flows to the Salmon River. The south trailhead begins in a newly deforested area where there is room for parking (there is little room to park near the north trailhead). Recent logging activity at the south trailhead has left only stumps with trail markers, and the trail itself is hard to find due to debris. Hike the logging road a short distance to find the trail. Once on the trail it is well marked as it runs the ridge on the south edge of the ravine towards the summit.

Past the summit, the trail continues down the north side of the ravine towards the north trailhead. From here it is a short walk back via logging road to the south trailhead and parking area.

Alternatively, one can park near the south trailhead and hike to the north trailhead, on to the summit, and then down the south side of the ravine to the south trailhead and parking area.

Basics
  • 120 min from Kelowna, BC
  • Loop
  • 5.17 km (round-trip)
  • 3.0 hours solo | 3.9 hours group round-trip
  • 504 meters elevation (round-trip)
  • Hard difficulty
Features
  • GPS Map available.

Creator: Josh Hoggan
Duration Class:Full Day
Seasons:Summer
Difficulty Description:Unrated
Dogs:Unknown
Children:Unrated
Cell Service:Unknown
First Listed:2016-Oct-05
Last Updated:2016-Oct-05
GPS Notes
Most often when viewing our maps, trails marked in Green or Blue have been human-verified by our volunteers. A route in purple indicates an overgrown trail or a bushwhack. Otherwise, the tracks may have been satellite traced or imported from third party sources. While we strongly believe our GPS are accurate, please be aware that no logging system is perfect and to be aware of potential errors.

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Duration Round-Trip (solo):180 min
Trailhead GPS:50.458019000,-119.601028000
Trailend GPS:50.458019000,-119.601028000
Distance:5.17 km (round-trip)
Elevation at Start:1,400 meters
Elevation at End:1,400 meters
Elevation Minimum:1,399 meters
Elevation Maximum:1,772 meters
Elevation Gain:504 meters (round-trip)
Elevation Loss:-504 meters (round-trip)
Slope Up:17.80% (round-trip)
Slope Down:-19.10% (round-trip)
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