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    Pincushion Mountain Trail

    Difficulty
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    Easy
    Duration
    This reflects the estimated time the majority of users will take on this trail. If you are slower, add time to the top-end figure. If you are fast, then you may complete this route faster than this time range.
    1.5-2h
    Distance
    This reflects the return distance of this route as measured by the GPS file.
    3.4 km
    Elevation
    This reflects the total elevation gained throughout this route as measured by the GPS file. This includes all ascents and descents, and is higher than what is quoted in most route guides, which simply measure the distance between the starting-point and high-point of the route.
    245 m
    User Ratings
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    Overall Rating
    This is the average user-submitted overall rating on a scale of 1 to 10, with 10 being the highest.
    8.0
    Physical Difficulty
    This is the average user-submitted rating on the physical difficulty of this route. In general, green is beginner, blue is intermediate, black is advanced/most difficult and double-black is expert-only. It is recommended that users build up to black and double-black routes.
    Intermediate (Square)
    Suitable for intermediates who are ready for a little bit more adventure.
    Technical Difficulty
    This is the average user-submitted rating on the technical difficulty of this route. In general, green is beginner, blue is intermediate, black is advanced/most difficult and double-black is expert-only. It is recommended that users build up to black and double-black routes.
    Intermediate (Square)
    Suitable for intermediates who are ready for a little bit more adventure.
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    Directions to Trailhead

    Tired of swimming in the glistening waters of Okanagan Lake? Why not change your vantage point and head to Peachland’s Pincushion Mountain Trail, where a bird’s eye perspective of the lake awaits! This easy-going trail is great for families and dogs.

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    Route Description for Pincushion Mountain Trail

    The Pincushion Mountain Trail is a popular out-and-back route located in Peachland, BC, making it easily accessible for locals and visitors not interested in driving long distances for Okanagan Lake's incredible views.

    The 3.4 km out-and-back trail is well-marked, making it hard to get lost. The trail winds as if it’s going to form a circuit, but it stops before looping back around, forcing you to stop and bask in the views before turning around and returning the same way you came.

    Getting to the Pincushion Mountain Trail Trailhead

    To get to the start of Pincushion Mountain Trail from downtown Peachland, go northeast on Beach Ave towards 5th Street before turning left on Ponderosa Drive. After 2.7 km, take a slight left and your destination will be on your right.

    Route Information

    • When to do

      Year-round

    • Backcountry Campsites

      No

    • Pets allowed

      Yes - On Leash

    • Family friendly

      Yes

    • Route Signage

      Average

    • Crowd Levels

      High

    • Route Type

      Out and back

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