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Pinnacle Peak (Tumbler Ridge)

Hiking


Site Closed.
July 06, 2020 - The Windfall Creek FSR is washed out at the 9km bridge, making the Pinnacle Peak trail currently inaccessible.


  • Rec Site #:REC32072
  • Type:
  • Fees:None
  • Campsites:0
  • Access:Road
    Trail
  • Facilities:None
  • Site Operator:WOLVERINE NORDIC AND MOUNTAIN SOCIETY
  • Site Description:*Partial Closure: All Recreation Facilities (Shelters, Cabins, & Kiosks) associated with this Recreation Site / Trail are closed until further notice; due to Covid-19 health and safety concerns. Although the Site / Trail remains open, visitors are reminded that they are responsible for their own safety and should follow measures recommended by the Provincial Health Officer to prevent the spread of COVID-19. This spectacular and strenuous day hike climbs high into the alpine, following limestone ridges and culminating in an ascent of Pinnacle Peak (1912 metres). Elevation gain is 690 metres. From the peak, one can continue ridgewalking to the south and west. There are views of alpine peaks all around, most of them unnamed. Rating: Strenuous This provides an excellent snowmobile opportunity which is part of the greater Holzworth Snowmobile Riding Area. Summer hiking trail maintained by the Wolverine Nordic Mountain Society. Photos and Maps courtesy of the WNMS. Winter Snowmobile Riding Area maintained by the TR Ridge Riders Snowmobile Association.

    Wolverine Nordic & Mountain Society

    TR Ridge Riders Snowmobile Association

  • Driving Directions: From Tumbler Ridge, drive north towards Chetwynd on Highway 29 for 25 km to the turnoff for the former Bullmoose Mine. Follow the Bullmoose mine road for 17 km and turn left onto the Windfall Creek Forest Service Road. This turnoff is just before an electrical substation. Follow the Windfall Creek road for 23 km. This road climbs over a pass at km 14 and goes by very scenic alpine areas. Turn left at km 23 and follow this side-road for 1.8 km until it ends at a crossing of Windfall Creek, where the bridge has been removed. Cross the creek and follow the deactivated road into a cutblock.

  • Fire Bans and Restrictions:Link

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  • Site Maps:

pinnacle.pdf

 
  • Site Documents:

pinnaclejuly2019.pdf





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