Norvan Falls

This Friday, July 31 we’ll be hiking to Norvan Falls in Lynn Headwaters. This is an intermediate hike that should take 4 hours for the round trip. It’s the last hike before our August break.

Elena will be on hand to lead a 2 hour hike, for those who may prefer that option.

Please make sure you bring plenty of drinking water, drought conditions have left the creeks and streams very dry.

Meet at the Lynn Headwaters parking lot (near the Ranger Station) at 9:15, the hike starts at 9:30.

See you Friday!

July 24 Richard Juryn / Old Lillooet Loop

This Friday we’ll trek through the Richard Juryn/Old Lillooet loop. Meet at the trail head, near the washrooms at Inter-River Park.
To get there,take Lillooet Road past the exit for Capilano University, then left at the Inter River Park sign (before the stables).

We’ll meet in the lower parking lot at 9:15 and be ready to go at 9:30. This is a moderate hike with some rooty sections. Rain is expected, so some sections may be muddy.

Please remember to bring either a valid Rec. Centre monthly pass, Flex Pass or Trail Trekker drop in pass (available at Delbrook).

See you Friday!

Change of plan for this Friday!

We have decided to change the location of next week’s (July 17) hike. We’ll now be meeting at the top of Cypress mountain in the alpine area, near the chalet. We’ll then hike to Cabin Lake/Eagle Bluffs.

Come prepared to hike uphill on a fairly steep section, returning on a steep downhill trail.

We’ll meet at 9:15, then hit the trail at 9:30 after a head count.

See you then!

July 10, Meet at Delbrook.

This Friday we’ll be meeting at Delbrook Rec. Centre. Make sure to get there early, so you can buy/renew your passes….( and to get a parking spot).

We’ll meet at 9:15 ,check passes and count heads, then Tracy will lead a hike through the Mosquito Creek/Heywood Park area trails, starting at 9:30.

This is a moderate urban hike/walk with some slight elevation gain.

Hope to see you then!

July 3 Hike, meet at Cypress nordic area.

This Friday we’ll be meeting at the Cypress mountain nordic area, then hiking to Blue Gentian Lake. This is a moderate hike with some steep rocky sections. 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 Hollyburn cross country area. Sun screen, insect repellent and water are necessities.

Let’s meet at 9:15, count heads then hit the trails at 9:30.

See you then!

June 26 Fishermen’s Trail

This Friday we’re meeting at the End Of The Line store, at the corner of Lynn Valley and Dempsey roads. We’ll be heading down the Fishermen’s/Homestead loop to the site of the old Twin Bridges.
This is a moderate hike with some steep sections, up and downhill.

I have been asked to pass along a safety concern: trekkers are asked to refrain from cell phone use while on the trail. A few were noticed texting while navigating the trails. Let’s try to concentrate on our footing while on the trails and not be distracted.

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

Looking forward to a safe,sunny hike!

June 19, meet at Carisbrooke Park.

This Friday we’ll be meeting at the north side of Carisbrooke Park at 9:15 (Carisbrooke and Lonsdale) and walking up St. Georges to the powerlines. From there, we’ll follow the St. Georges and Baden Powell trails, ending up at Carisbrooke Park again at around 11:30.
This hike is moderate, it’s straight uphill to the power lines and continues uphill once into the trails.
Please ensure you’re wearing appropriate hiking footwear and bring poles if required.
Please join us at Carisbrooke Park 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.
See you Friday!

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