Route and Attractions of the Trial

CMHT route From the South End

The southern-end portion of the CMHT is over 40km long. It winds its way from Chilcotin Holidays Guest Ranch to Warner Pass. A shared-use trail accommodates five activities: walking; cycling; horseback riding; cross-country skiing and snowmobiling (where possible/desired).

CMHT route-HikersThe alpine meadows bloom from May to September with over 150 species of wild flowers including Lupine, Indian Paint Brush and Balsa Root. Animal sightings can include grizzly, black bear, big horn sheep, mountain goat, wolf, moose and cougar. The southern trail passes through some of BC’s most stunning landscapes: Leckie Falls; Lower Gun Creek Trail; Leckie Creek; Spruce Lake; Hummingbird Lake; Trigger Lake and Warner Pass. CMHT route

CMHT route From the North End

The north-end trail section from Nemiah Valleyto Warner Pass is one of BC’s finest back country. Travellers can start in Nemiah Valley heading south to Taseko Lake.

CMHT route-Hikers overlooking Gun CreekThe trail follows along Taseko Lake all the way to South Taseko crossing many streams and ravines. At many points on the trail, you could catch sight of grizzly bears, black bears, moose, mountain sheep and goat, deer and cougar.

The trail is biologically diverse with many wild flowers to be enjoyed as well as a combination of pine, aspen and spruce forests and open grassy slopes. Black bears can frequently be sighted in the landscape as they roam about in early morning and evening looking for a share of the many edibles.

From the south end of Taseko Lake the trail heads south and upward into the alpine for an even more stunning mountain terrain on your way to Warner Pass.