View overlooking Okanagan Lake from Giant’s Head Mountain municipal park in Summerland. (Contributed photo/Black Press Media files)

View overlooking Okanagan Lake from Giant’s Head Mountain municipal park in Summerland. (Contributed photo/Black Press Media files)

Summerland: This giant blew its stack and hurled lava bombs

Giant’s Head Mountain provides an amazing 360-degree view

The towering Giant’s Head Mountain is the dominant landmark in Summerland, and if you look closely enough and from the right angle, you can see a man’s profile.

The mountain had an explosive beginning when an ancient volcano blew its top, hurling lava bombs across the landscape.

The 500-metre mountain is the volcano’s remnant core. Hikers to its summit will be rewarded with a fantastic 360-degree view. There’s a time capsule at the summit as well.

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