Whyte Lake

This Friday Sept. 22nd, we’ll be hiking to Whyte Lake from the trailhead on Westport Road.

To get there, take exit 4 from highway 1 then turn left onto Westport Road. Go straight at the 4 way stop, then follow Westport Road under the highway until you come to a small gravel parking area on the right side.

The hike is considered intermediate with some steep sections. Proper footwear and poles are recommended.
Please be at the trailhead at 9:15 and we’ll hit the trail at 9:30, returning around 11:30.…see you then!

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Lynn Loop this Friday

This Friday September 15, we’re meeting at the End Of The Line store, at the corner of Lynn Valley and Dempsey roads. We’ll be hiking the Lynn Loop via the Varley Trail through Lynn Headwaters.

This is a moderate to intermediate hike with some steep sections, up and downhill.

There is parking available in Kilmer park in the 1600 block of Dempsey, just west of Lynn Valley Road.

Please be at the End Of The Line by 9:15, we’ll take a head count, then hit the trail at 9:30.

This hike may take just slightly over two hours.
See you Friday!

Welcome back!

Hope everyone had a great Summer!

For our first Fall hike, this Friday Sept. 8, we’ll be meeting in the Hollyburn Mtn parking lot near the kiosk (take the road to Cypress Mtn., then turn right towards towards the Cross Country area).

Please be there by 9:15, we’ll take a head count, then set off towards Blue Gentian Lake.

The hike will leave promptly at 9:30, and should take about 2 hours. It’s an intermediate hike with some rooty, steep sections. Proper footwear is required.

Meet at Cypress Lodge this Friday

This Friday July 28 we’ll meet at the lodge at the top of Cypress Mountain, follow the road all the way to the top.

We’re hiking up the Black Mountain trail to Cabin Lake.
It’s a long, steep uphill and technical downhill. We rate this hike as intermediate +.
Please wear appropriate footwear with good treads and bring your poles…and bug spray!

We’ll meet at 9:15 by the lodge. We’ll set off at 9:30. The hike should take 2 hours.

Hollyburn

This Friday we’ll be meeting at the Cypress nordic area, then hiking the trails to Hollyburn Mountain. This hike has some steep rocky sections, bring your poles. It’s an intermediate + hike.

To get to the nordic area, drive up Cypress mountain and turn right before you get to the very top. You’ll be heading toward the Hollyburn cross country area, we’ll meet by the kiosk.

Meet your leaders at 9:15, and be ready to hit the trails at 9:30.
See you then!

Hike to Dog Mountain this Friday!

This Friday July 14 we’re hiking to Dog Mountain on Mount Seymour.

We’ll meet at 9:15 at the top of Mount Seymour, in the far end of the top parking lot.

This is an intermediate+ trek with some steep sections. Sun screen and bug spray are definitely advised!

We’ll set off at 9:30, the hike should take about two hours.

Bowen Lookout

This Friday July 7, we’ll be hiking the Howe Sound Crest Trail to the Bowen Lookout.

We’ll meet at the Cypress alpine area outside the lodge (follow Cypress Mtn.road to the top parking lot).
Please be there by 9:15 with your passes, we’ll be ready to go at 9:30.

This is a moderate hike with some steep trails. Poles may be handy, also sun screen and bug spray!

We’ll return to the lodge by approximately 11:30.