Archive for July, 2017

Meet at Cypress Lodge this Friday

This Friday July 28 we’ll meet at the lodge at the top of Cypress Mountain, follow the road all the way to the top.

We’re hiking up the Black Mountain trail to Cabin Lake.
It’s a long, steep uphill and technical downhill. We rate this hike as intermediate +.
Please wear appropriate footwear with good treads and bring your poles…and bug spray!

We’ll meet at 9:15 by the lodge. We’ll set off at 9:30. The hike should take 2 hours.

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Hollyburn

This Friday we’ll be meeting at the Cypress nordic area, then hiking the trails to Hollyburn Mountain. This hike has some steep rocky sections, bring your poles. It’s an intermediate + hike.

To get to the nordic area, drive up Cypress mountain and turn right before you get to the very top. You’ll be heading toward the Hollyburn cross country area, we’ll meet by the kiosk.

Meet your leaders at 9:15, and be ready to hit the trails at 9:30.
See you then!

Hike to Dog Mountain this Friday!

This Friday July 14 we’re hiking to Dog Mountain on Mount Seymour.

We’ll meet at 9:15 at the top of Mount Seymour, in the far end of the top parking lot.

This is an intermediate+ trek with some steep sections. Sun screen and bug spray are definitely advised!

We’ll set off at 9:30, the hike should take about two hours.

Bowen Lookout

This Friday July 7, we’ll be hiking the Howe Sound Crest Trail to the Bowen Lookout.

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

This is a moderate hike with some steep trails. Poles may be handy, also sun screen and bug spray!

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