Cypress Falls Park

This Friday May 25, we’re hiking in Cypress Falls Park.

To get there, head along Highway 1 and take Exit 4 to Woodgreen Drive / Caulfield Drive. At the stop sign, turn right onto Woodgreen Drive and continue as the road bends to the left and heads uphill.

Turn right at the third street on your right called Woodgreen Place, the gravel driveway at the end of the street leads to a parking lot and the trailhead.

This is an intermediate hike with some steep uphill sections.

Please arrive by 9:15 to allow us to take a head count.
We’ll start hiking at 9:30. The hike should take about 2 hours.

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This Friday, back to Inter River Park!

This Friday May 18, we’ll be heading back to Inter River Park. This time we’ll be hiking the Richard Juryn/Old Lillooet Loop trails. Meet at the trail head, near the washrooms at Inter-River Park.

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.

Just like last week, we’ll meet in the lower parking lot,look for your leaders there.

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

This is a moderate hike with some rooty sections. We should be finished the hike and back at the parking lot by 11:30.
See you Friday!

Marilyn Coen

For those of you who know Marilyn, Sonja says that she fell off a ladder in her garden and sustained numerous injuries to her ribs,scapula and part of her back. She was in hospital for a couple of days.

This happened last Wednesday or Thursday. She’s home now resting in bed, on morphine for the pain.

Sonja saw Marilyn yesterday and reports that she is in good spirits.

We wish her a speedy recovery!

Meet At Inter River Park

This Friday we’ll be meeting at Inter-River Park and hiking the lower Lynn Creek area.

To get to Inter-River, 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 near the washrooms, look for your leaders there.

Please be there by 9:15 and ready to hike at 9:30.

Be prepared for a moderate to intermediate hike with some stairs. The hike should take about 2 hours.

Lighthouse Park this Friday

This Friday May 4, we’ll be exploring the trails of 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!

Meet at Carisbrooke Park, then hike straight uphill!

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. The return is via the less challenging power line trail.

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

Please join us at 9:15, we’ll take a head count, then hit the trail at 9:30.

The hike will take approximately 2 hours.
See you Friday!

End Of The Line

This Friday April 20, we’ll be meeting at the End of the Line store at the corner of Lynn Valley and Dempsey Roads.

We’ll head across Lynn Creek and hike through the Lower Seymour Conservation Reserve, following the Fisherman’s trail along the Seymour river to the site where the Twin Bridges once stood.

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 (long) uphill section. The hike should take about two hours.

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