Early season and late season
Early season or late fall may see snow near the summit. You can still ride the trail, if It is drier near the bottom, from around 1,600 meters.
Access: Drive 21km north of Revelstoke on Highway #23N. Turn right on to the Sale Mountain FSR, and drive a further 15km’s of dirt road to the summit. You will need 4wd to drive the last 5km’s of this road. Specific mileage to the summit from the start of the FSR is: at 5.2km turn left. Turn right at 11.3km (you are now in a large cutblock). Turn left at 11.6km. Turn right at 12.8km. 15.7km finds you at the top of the road at the tower. The trail descends to the south.
Low Elevation Access: At 5.2km turn right. go 2.8km and turn left. Finally another 1.2km along, turn right. As of Sept. 2011 the road is washed out here, it may be passed by bikers at low water. The trail is found a few hundred meters down this road. Mid Elevation Access (not passable by vehicle): From the 11.6km junction go right for 2.8km.