Pinaus Lake & Tuktakamin Lookout Ride

9:00am sharp start Sunday July 24

Jim is really enjoying his new Polaris Ace so has offered to lead a ride to Pinaus Lake and Tuktakamin Mountain Sunday morning. The ride starts early to beat the heat and you should bring a jacket because the Tuktakamin Mountain summit is at 1775m (5825 feet) elevation so it may be cool at the top.

The forestry fire lookout that lived atop Tuktakamin Mountain from the 1950s to 2005 now resides at the Falkland Museum & Heritage Park on the left as you enter Falkland heading west toward Kamloops. Lookouts were always placed to provide a commanding view of as much terrain as possible so the view from the top is amazing.

Ride Staging Area
See the images below for directions to the staging area. Google Maps calls it Pinaus Lake Road but the FSR is named Ingram Creek Rd. Drive 1km up this FSR to where you find a wide area to park.

DO NOT PARK AT THE KML MEAT PROCESSING PLANT ROAD which is also called Pinaus Lake Road – this is not the staging area.

This is what the turnoff looks like as you are heading west toward Westwold.

Everyone attending the ride must complete the online waiver – https://atvbc.ca/resources/waiver/waiver-online/

The ride will be approximately 4-5 hours long and 60-70km distance.

There are outhouses at Pinaus Lake and there will be a couple of short breaks for snacks and to enjoy the views and lake.

This ride does not enter the White Rock Lake Forest Fire Motor Vehicle Closure (PDF Map viewable in Avenza Maps app).

Leave a comment