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Wild FlowersHiking at its finestParaglide

Wild Flowers

Along with spectacular views the wild flowers abound

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Hiking at its finest

Hike up to the old fire look out

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Paraglide

Paraglide down to Silverton or New Denver

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Welcome to Idaho Peak Shuttle, your route to spectacular mountain biking, hiking, views and paragliding.

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Idaho Peak Shuttle

Idaho Peak Shuttle provides a comfortable, stress free, shuttle service from the Village of New Denver to the parking areas on Silver Ridge for accessing the spectacular Idaho Peak Lookout Trail. Two daily shuttles depart Knox Hall, New Denver taking you east along Highway 31A. Turning off the paved highway we continue along a 17 […]

About Us

My name is John Matthews. I live in Silverton, B.C. & I operate Idaho Peak Shuttle. I am a professional driver, hold a Class 1 Drivers License with over 28 years experience, & licensed as a ‘Passenger Operator’ with the Province of British Columbia. Idaho Peak Lookout is a disused Forest Service fire tower situated at […]

Shuttle Schedule & Rates

Closed for 2020 season Daily Runs: Wednesday to Sunday 9:00am and 1:00pm Please note: minimum seat requirement per trip  4 persons, max 8 due to COVID -19 It is advisable to Pre-book online where you can see remaining seats available & whether the 4 seat minimum has been reached. otherwise please call ahead to confirm departure […]

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Idaho Peak Shuttle Cell (250) 505-4368 email info@IdahoPeakShuttle.ca 306-Fourth St., Silverton, British Columbia V0G2B0  

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10
Jun
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Idaho peak road damage 2020

The Idaho peak forestry road has had a huge set back for the 2020 season. The area was hit hard by a storm early June with heavy downpours which lasted for a couple of days. On top of that was the snowmelt waiting for some answers about what might happen with the road but lots […]

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16
Jun
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snow level june 16,2018

3 km from parking areas

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11
Jul
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Idaho Peak road is OPEN :) July 11 2017

Idaho Peak road is OPEN two small patches of snow to drive through flowers already looking awesome lots more to come.Brother and myself hiked to the top of Selkirk Peak and could see absolutely nothing because of the smoke but who cares it was brilliant just getting up to the alpine. Two thumbs up 🙂

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9
Jul
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Two patches of snow to go

Last two patches of snow stopping vehicle traffic.Looking like one more week thinking 14 or 15 of July should be able to get in to the parking lots:)

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5
Jul
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slow line moving like a snail July 5

Snow line is moving like a snail.Hiked in today and Paraglided out.Took me 49 minutes from the start of the snow to get to the Silver Ridge parking Area,Looking like at least Aug 14 and that’s a guess. Lots of people have been coming in,not sure if everyone is making it to the tower.

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3
Jul
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July 2 trip to see snow line !

Snow line is moving and snow is going fast high in the bowl. But you still can’t drive to the parking areas.Don’t see that happening for a while yet. I didn’t get into the parking areas till Aug 9 last year,looking like that again or even later. But mountain biking is a go,Sundowner,Alamo,H road and […]

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30
Jun
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Snow line is moving up July 30 2017

Snow line is moving but slowly,still only get to 9.5 then start walking. Good news for the mountain bikers,Sundowner,choices,Alamo wagon rd and the H road trails can be ridden. While in the area don’t forget the butter trail.:) Still going to be awhile before you can drive to the parking lots.:(

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25
Jun
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Idaho peak trip June 25 2017

June 25 still only get to 9km.3km to go just to reach the parking lots, lots of snow still.Definitely looking like second week of July if we are lucky. Keep you posted 🙂

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21
Jun
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June 21 trip to the peak

You can drive to the 9km mark,but from that point your walking in snow all the way to the Silver ridge parking lot,best way is snow shoes as the snow is still quit deep.I did walk from 9km to the tower as you can see.Grizzly bear tracks all the way alone the ridge top to […]

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15
Jun
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looking like a late start for 2017

Went in yesterday June 14 only can drive to 8km mark.9km and up must be 4 foot deep still in the wild goose basin First picture the tree well by the road is 4 foot deep 🙁

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Idaho peak road closed for 2020

Idaho peak forestry road is closed due to a huge washout.please check out my blog page for a video link of the damage