Archive for November, 2015

Dec. 4 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 to intermediate with substantial elevation gain. 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!


Quarry Rock

This Friday Nov. 27, we’ll be hiking to Quarry Rock. Let’s meet in the parking lot at Panorama Park in Deep Cove at 9:15. We’ll hit the trail at 9:30

This is a moderate/intermediate hike with some steep, slippery sections. Proper footwear and poles are recommended.

We’ll hope for clear weather, so that we can be rewarded with a nice view after our climb up the hill!

Elena and Bernie will be your leaders. See you then!

Nov. 20 Cypress Falls

This Friday we’re hiking in Cypress Falls Park.

To get to the Cypress Falls Trail, 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 the parking lot and the trailhead.

Please arrive by 9:15 to allow Tracy and Bernie to take a head count.

The hike will commence at 9:30am.

See you Friday!

Nov. 13, Meet At Parkgate

This Friday Nov.13, we’ll do a hike/urban walk through Cates Park and the trails of Deep Cove.
Let’s meet out back of Parkgate Rec. Centre (off of Banff Ct.) at 9:15 where we’ll count heads and punch passes.

We’ll be ready to hike at 9:30.
This is an easy/moderate hike.

See you there!

Nov. 6 Berkley Trails

This Friday Nov.6, we’ll be meeting at the north end of Riverside Drive and hiking the trails in the Riverside/Berkley area.

To get there, go north from Mount Seymour Parkway onto Riverside Drive and follow Riverside all the way to the end.

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

This is an intermediate hike….let’s hope for sunshine!