Approximately 43 KM (27 miles) from Penticton, British Columbia. Hiking time round trip- 3 to 4 hrs allowing for stops. Round trip roughly 4 KM (2.5 miles), elevation gain-261M (852 feet). Best time is usually June to September.
Directions: This hiking trail is located in Peachland at the end of Ponderosa Drive. From Penticton drive north on Highway 97 to Peachland and turn left onto Ponderosa Drive. Drive to the end of Ponderosa Drive. At the end of Ponderosa Drive there is an short gravel road that climbs up to a small parking area. This is the start of the marked trail to the top of Pincushion Mountain. The climb to the top provides very scenic views of Peachland and Okanagan Lake. At the top caution is required as there is a steep drop off into a canyon. The photos below show the route.
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Pincushion Mountain 2011/08