Archive for January, 2016

Snowshoe cancelled!! Urban walk from Parkgate instead.

It looks like the weather and snow conditions have not improved, so let’s switch to plan B!

This Friday Jan.29, Tracy will lead 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.

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


Dog Mtn. Snow shoe….watch for updates!!

This Friday Jan.29 we are planning to snowshoe Dog Mountain……however, the conditions may not be favourable if mild rainy weather persists all week. We have an urban walk/hike in place as a back up.

We’ll keep an eye on things and make a decision by Wednesday P.M. which we’ll post here on routescout!

Thanks and stay tuned!

Whyte Lake

This Friday Jan.22nd, we’ll be hiking to Whyte Lake from the trailhead on Westport Road. 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 at 9:15 and we’ll hit the trail at 9:30…see you then!

This Friday, The Old Buck Trail!

This Friday Jan.15, we’ll be hiking the Old Buck Trail. Let’s meet behind the library at Parkgate Shopping Centre at 9:15, then be ready to start hiking at 9:30.

This is a moderate hike, there are some steep sections. Please wear appropriate footwear and bring poles if required. The hike should take 2 hours.

See you Friday!

Happy New Year!

This Friday January 8 we’ll be meeting at the Delbrook Rec. Centre, then we’ll head out on a hike/urban walk through the Delbrook area and lower Mosquito Creek trails.

This is a good opportunity to renew your Flex 10 pass or Trail Trekker punch cards, while at Delbrook. Your leaders will also have copies of the Rec. Centre waiver for you to sign.
FYI,you can renew your Flex 10 passes at any NV Rec. facility to avoid a line up. The punch cards are only available at Delbrook.

See you Friday!