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Tuktakamin Mountain

Falkland & Area
Distance: Approx. 5 km loop
Difficulty: Most Difficult
Duration: Approx. 3 hrs
Trail Access / Features
Walk / Hike

Trail Notes / Current Conditions:

Jun 13 2019 - Due to varying weather conditions, this deactivated FSR is in rough shape and is not suitable for cars and SUV's. Short box trucks and lifted vehicles with high clearance might be fine. Please be very cautious.

Trail Description:

A circuit route of mixed forests, ridgelines, vistas, and wild flowers overlooking Falkland.

The trail starts on the right/north side of the maintenance road, climbing steeply up through the forest to emerge on the open ridgeline. Follow the ridge climbing eastward toward the obvious summit of Tuktakamin with its array of radio towers. The last climb to the summit weaves in and out of the forest and bush, passing an old wooden building elevated on posts.

From the summit, the loop trail can be found by exploring the western slope below the radio towers. It drops through the trees steeply and meets the maintenance road. The trail continues a short walk further down the road on the left where it climbs another ridge before dropping steeply back into the forest. Watch for occasional blaze markers. The trail emerges onto the maintenance road just below (west) of the starting point. A short walk back up the road returns you to your vehicle. See the Vernon Outdoor Club Hiking Guide for a more detailed description.

Additional Information: See a Vernon Outdoor Club Hiking Guide

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10.6 km west of Falkland on Hwy 97 turn left/south onto Old Pinaus Lake Rd, a deactivated logging road. Reset odometer.  Stay left at 5.3km.  Stay left at about 6.5km.  Trail head is at about 11.2km from Highway.

An alternate route to the trailhead is 13.4 km west of Falkland on Hwy 97 turn left/south onto Ingram Creek Forest Service Road. Drive 6.5km on this active logging road, then left onto Will Lake Forest Service Road, following signs to the trailhead.

Access Map: Google Maps (Look For signs marking trailhead)


CAUTION:Some scrambling on the open ridges. Route finding required.


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