Friday November 24

This Friday we’ll be meeting at the north side of Carisbrooke Park, in the 100 block of East Carisbrooke (Upper Lonsdale area). We’ll then walk up the hill to the St. Georges Trail.

This hike is intermediate to intermediate plus with substantial elevation gain. It’s straight uphill to the power lines and continues uphill in somewhat rough terrain before levelling off.

Make sure that you’re wearing appropriate hiking footwear and bring your poles.

Some of you may opt to meet us at the top of St. Mary’s, there’s some parking and slightly less hill to climb.

Please join us at 9:15 with your Flex pass, Trail Trekker punch pass, or Rec.Centre annual pass. We’ll take a head count, then hit the trail at 9:30.

The hike will take approximately 2 hours.

See you Friday!

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Richard Juryn/Old Lillooet Trails

This Friday Nov.17, we’ll explore the Richard Juryn/Old Lillooet Loop. Meet at the trail head, near the washrooms at Inter-River Park.

To get there, take Lillooet Road up the hill past the exit for Capilano University, then turn left at the Inter River Park sign (before the stables). Turn left again for the lower parking lot.
There’s plenty of parking in the lower parking lot, look for your leaders (Bev and Sharon) there.

We’ll meet at 9:15 and be ready to hike at 9:30.

This is a moderate hike with some rooty sections. Some places may be muddy if it has rained. We should be back at the parking lot by 11:30.
See you Friday!

Fishermen’s Trail

This Friday Nov.10, we’ll be meeting at the End of the Line store at the corner of Lynn Valley and Dempsey Roads. We’ll hike through the Lower Seymour Conservation Reserve and follow the Fishermen’s trail along the Seymour river to the former Twin Bridges site.

There should be plenty of parking available in Kilmer Park in the 1600 block of Dempsey Road.

This is a moderate hike with a long uphill section.

Please be at the End of the Line at 9:15 and be ready to go at 9:30.

See you Friday!

Friday Nov. 3

This Friday’s (Nov.3) hike is in the Brothers’Creek/Lawson Creek area. We’re meeting at the trailhead at the top of Chartwell, where it meets Eyremount and Millstream in the British Properties. Car pooling might be a good idea, as parking is limited.

This is considered an intermediate plus hike with some steep sections and rooty, rocky areas with possible tricky footing and creek crossings.

Please wear appropriate footwear and bring your poles.

Meet your leaders at 9:15 with your passes, we’ll take a count before setting off at 9:30.

The hike will take approximately 2 hours.

Meet behind Parkgate this Friday Oct. 27

This Friday October 27, we’ll be hiking in the Lower Seymour area.

Let’s meet behind the library at Parkgate Shopping Centre at 9:15 (turn left at Banff Court off Mt.Seymour Road), then be ready to start hiking at 9:30.

We’ll head for the Bridle Path, It’s a moderate hike but there may be some rooty sections. Please wear appropriate footwear, bring poles if you’d like.

The hike should take about 2 hours.
See you Friday!

Lynn Canyon Friday Oct. 20

This Friday we’ll be exploring the trails in and around Lynn Canyon.

We’ll meet at the End Of The Line Store at the corner of Lynn Valley and Dempsey Roads. There should be plenty of parking in Kilmer Park, just half a block west on Dempsey.

Please be there by 9:15 so we can check passes and count trekkers. We’ll be ready to hike at 9:30.

This hike is rated moderate, but be prepared for several stairs.

….see you Friday!

Lighthouse Park

This Friday Oct.13, we’ll be exploring the trails at Lighthouse Park in West Vancouver. It’s a moderate hike with some rooty sections, hopefully some nice ocean views too!

To get there, take Marine Drive in West Vancouver to Beacon Lane. Follow the signs marked “Lighthouse Park”, then follow Beacon Lane south to the parking lot, where we’ll meet.

As usual we’ll count Trekkers at 9:15 and start hiking at 9:30. The hike will probably take just under two hours.

See you Friday!