View Full Version : First Snow.......Oyama Microwave Lookout Nov 4
11-06-2011, 02:23 PM
We might be in for some real winter this year.....
Snow already.......and was minus 5 for highs while we quadded around Oyama Microwave Tower.
What a nice view of Vernon, Coldstream, and the lakes!
Ice is starting on Oyama Lake
11-06-2011, 02:49 PM
What beautiful scenery! Thanks for sharing your pictures, I would like to make it up there in the spring for a test run before going in the fall. How are the roads to the microwave tower? Are they still logging up there or?
Great pic's, I've been up to Oyama lk quite a few times but not to that tower.
looks like a good view of Coldstream and Vernon, I'll hafta find out how to get up there (nudg,nudge,wink,wink) [cheers]
11-06-2011, 05:00 PM
Looks like a nice trip, I will have to head up that way some time.
Can't wait for the snow
11-06-2011, 05:20 PM
Hows the cell reception,:D
11-06-2011, 05:25 PM
11-06-2011, 05:28 PM
Its really quite simple to get to the tower.
We actually seen it from Towgood Lake and made it our mission to get up there.
Anyway....to get there.
Drive up Oyama Lake road like your going to the Oyama Lake Resort/Lodge.
At the sign for the lodge, take the road that branches off to the left.
Follow Oyama FSR until you just pass Daimer Lake(which is on your right).
A couple of blocks down the Oyama FSR, past Daimer, you take your next left(which is the road up to the tower)
The road up to the tower is good, but is a tiny bit rough and steep in one place, a 4x4 is definately needed.
The tower is only 1.5 kms or so, off of Oyama FSR, and the gate was open.
The google map shows an alternative way up, if the gate is locked.
The view is incredible!
11-06-2011, 05:42 PM
Thanks for the directions! Definately I will be going up there next year!
11-06-2011, 06:59 PM
this is a beauhttp://www.funinbc.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=147788&stc=1&d=1320614306tiful pic.
11-06-2011, 07:04 PM
What's the fishing like.....Great shots
11-06-2011, 07:14 PM
I liked the picture with the ice starting in the Lake.
11-06-2011, 07:16 PM
great shots. nice day to be out
11-06-2011, 07:18 PM
were you guys getting rid of a body or sumthin ?? whos in the trunk:dontknow:
11-06-2011, 09:05 PM
Sweet pics looks like a fun day
11-06-2011, 09:24 PM
great pics. some awesome scenery
11-06-2011, 09:24 PM
Great pics! thanks for sharing.
11-08-2011, 01:36 PM
11-08-2011, 11:05 PM
Some nice pic's, looks cold :)
11-09-2011, 07:34 PM
Wow another great spot maybe I should do less drinking and more wheel'n when I'm in the in penticton next year.
11-10-2011, 12:46 PM
wow iv never been in there it looks realy cool we will have to make it soon thanks for shairing
11-10-2011, 05:33 PM
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