Meet at Parkgate

This Friday February 23, 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, hike the Hyannis area trails and return via the golf course.

It’s an easy/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!

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Lighthouse Park

This Friday Feb.16, 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!

Fisherman’s/Homestead Loop

This Friday Feb.9, 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 Fisherman’s trail along the Seymour river to the site where the Twin Bridges once stood.

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

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.

See you Friday!

Dog Mtn. Snowshoe This Friday

This Friday Feb.2, we’ll be snowshoeing to Dog Mountain.

We’ll meet in the Mt.Seymour top parking lot, at the very far end. Please be there by 9:15.
We’ll head out at 9:30.

Be prepared for an intermediate trek with some steep sections. We should be back at the parking lot at approximately 11:30.

Let’s hope for a clear day and a nice view from the top!

Whyte Lake Jan.26

This Friday Jan.26, 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 moderate 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!

Meet at Inter-River Park

This Friday Jan.19, we’ll explore the Richard Juryn/Old Lillooet Loop trails. 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 (Sharon, Bev and Femina) 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 finished the hike and back at the parking lot by 11:30.

See you Friday!

Bowen Lookout

This Friday Jan.12, we’ll be snowshoeing the Howe Sound Crest Trail to the Bowen Lookout.

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

This is an intermediate snowshoe with some steep trails.

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