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Posted By: AndrewDrouin
- Sun Jan 06 06:27:11 UTC 2013
UpsideSmall, convenient with great views DownsideMore or less one-way for a mountain bike. Oftentimes attempted as a shuttle in these parts - though it makes a great hike either way. CommentThe site is becoming rather run-down, as ministry funds are low and staffing even lower...
The trail shown here is the 'small section'. A marge larger version is available - reached be driving up the Beaverdell Rd. another few km to a large (really large) parking lot on your right hand side. Enter there and follow toward the canyon, across the garbage-strewn parking lot...
Descend the old / partly blocked dirt road, follow the trail northwest... don't go back to the road, veer left onto the singletrack.
Follow the canyon-side singletrack northwest all the way back down to the Garnet Valley Interpretive Fire Center at the cattle-guard.
Full details of the area, including maps and detailed text is available at www.sweetsingletrack.ca
I've uploaded a GPS track for this one to provide some visual instructions to the area.
Posted By: Twaller
- Sun Oct 29 16:43:19 UTC 2006
CommentI think in the directions you meant east of Penticton for this trail.
Posted By: annewalk
- Sat Sep 30 20:59:03 UTC 2006
UpsideBeautiful views of the canyon. You can see for miles! DownsideThe trail was not well marked in spots and I got a little turned around when I went to the canyon ledge to snap pics. Also, while the claim is that it's a one hour hike, it only took me a half hour to complete and that was with dawdling to admire the view. CommentThe trail was much more hilly than I thought it would be and there was a bit of scrambling on the rocks (but, since I couldn't find the trail in spots, I may have been off course. Still, worth checking out if only for the scenery.