This easy trail conveniently located in Beasley close to Nelson takes you to a paoramic view of the Nelson-Castlegar valley and surrounding mountains. The trail includes less steep options for biking (hikers take the steeper option). It includes a long ridge walk that offers hints of the view at the end. The elevation of the lookout is 4,200'. At the end of the ridge turn right to access the lookout (left takes you down another trail that will leave you an hour walk back to your vehicle).
From the start of the Taghum bridge (Nelson side--8km from the city) drive west for 5.3km. Turn right onto Beasley road. At 0.6km right onto Queen Victoria Rd (unpaved). At 1.1km the road becomes Smallwood Creek Forest Service Rd. At 3.0 go left onto Garrity Creek FSR trailhead signed). 5.5km fork right onto Garritt Connector (trailhead signed). At 6.2 reach the trail head at 3,920'.
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