Archive for May, 2016

Brothers’ Creek June 3rd

This Friday’s hike is Brothers’ Creek in West Van. We’re meeting at the trailhead at the top of Chartwell, where it meets Eyremount and Millstream in the British Properties.

This is an intermediate hike with steep sections and rooty, rocky areas, possible tricky footing and creek crossings. Please wear appropriate footwear and bring your poles.

We’ll meet you at 9:15 to take a count before leaving at 9:30. The hike will be approximately 2 hours.

See you then!

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The Richard Juryn/Old Lillooet Loop

This Friday May 27, we’ll trek 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 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 there.

Let’s meet at 9:15 and be ready to hike at 9:30.
This is a moderate hike with some rooty sections.
See you Friday!

This Friday, meet at End Of The Line

This Friday, May 20, we’ll be meeting at the End Of The Line Store at the top of Lynn Valley Road (at Dempsey). There’s plenty of parking in Kilmer Park, a half block west on Dempsey.

We’ll hike the Varley Trail and continue to the Lynn Loop.

This is a moderate hike with some steep sections, bring your poles!

We’ll meet at 9:15 for a head count, then start hiking at 9:30.

This hike might take just a little over two hours.IMG_20160513_101647_1

Whyte Lake

This Friday May 13th, 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!

This Friday we’re meeting at Delbrook Rec. Centre

We’ll meet at Delbrook where Tracy will be leading an easy/moderate hike to Cleveland Dam and the hatchery.

Meeting time is 9:15, but try and get there early to purchase your Trail Trekker punch card if your old one is full of holes! This also gives you an opportunity to sign the waiver, if you haven’t already. The front desk also has photo release forms available if you’d like to sign one.

We’ll set off at 9:30 and return by 11:30.

Hope to see you then!