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!

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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.

Whyte Lake

This Friday, 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….especially if we get rain this week, the trail can get quite muddy.

Please be at the trailhead at 9:15 and we’ll hit the trail at 9:30, returning around 11:30.…see you then!

Mosquito Creek, meet at Delbrook

This Friday, April 6 we’ll be hiking the Mosquito Creek area trails and Heywood park. We’ll do a loop through the Murdo Fraser/Capilano area and return via Edgemont to Delbrook.

Be prepared for a moderate hike with some stairs.
Let’s meet at the new Delbrook Rec. Centre, outside the main entrance.

Please be there at 9:15, we’ll be set to go at 9:30. The hike should take about two hours.

See you Friday!

Cypress Falls

This Friday March 23, 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 a moderate to 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.

This Friday, meet at Cleveland Dam.

This week we’ll explore the many trails in the Capilano Canyon and Hatchery area. We’ll meet in the parking lot at Cleveland Dam. This is an easy to moderate hike, however be prepared for some hills and stairs.

Please be at the parking lot at Cleveland Dam by 9:15, we’ll count trekkers and passes then be ready to go at 9:30.

We should be finished our hike and back at the parking lot by 11:30.

See you Friday!

Meet At The End Of The Line Store

This Friday March 9 we’re meeting at the End Of The Line store, at the corner of Lynn Valley and Dempsey roads. Our plan was to hike the Lynn Loop, but presently there’s a fair amount of snow on the upper portions of that trail. We may decide to hike one of the other trails in the Canyon/Headwaters area depending on conditions at hike time.

Expect 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.

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