Archive for October, 2017

Friday Nov. 3

This Friday’s (Nov.3) hike is in the Brothers’Creek/Lawson Creek area. We’re meeting at the trailhead at the top of Chartwell, where it meets Eyremount and Millstream in the British Properties. Car pooling might be a good idea, as parking is limited.

This is considered an intermediate plus hike with some steep sections and rooty, rocky areas with possible tricky footing and creek crossings.

Please wear appropriate footwear and bring your poles.

Meet your leaders at 9:15 with your passes, we’ll take a count before setting off at 9:30.

The hike will take approximately 2 hours.

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Meet behind Parkgate this Friday Oct. 27

This Friday October 27, we’ll be hiking in the Lower Seymour area.

Let’s meet behind the library at Parkgate Shopping Centre at 9:15 (turn left at Banff Court off Mt.Seymour Road), then be ready to start hiking at 9:30.

We’ll head for the Bridle Path, It’s a moderate hike but there may be some rooty sections. Please wear appropriate footwear, bring poles if you’d like.

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

Lynn Canyon Friday Oct. 20

This Friday we’ll be exploring the trails in and around Lynn Canyon.

We’ll meet at the End Of The Line Store at the corner of Lynn Valley and Dempsey Roads. There should be plenty of parking in Kilmer Park, just half a block west on Dempsey.

Please be there by 9:15 so we can check passes and count trekkers. We’ll be ready to hike at 9:30.

This hike is rated moderate, but be prepared for several stairs.

….see you Friday!

Lighthouse Park

This Friday Oct.13, we’ll be exploring the trails at Lighthouse Park in West Vancouver. It’s a moderate hike with some rooty sections, hopefully some nice ocean views too!

To get there, take Marine Drive in West Vancouver to Beacon Lane. Follow the signs marked “Lighthouse Park”, then follow Beacon Lane south to the parking lot, where we’ll meet.

As usual we’ll count Trekkers at 9:15 and start hiking at 9:30. The hike will probably take just under two hours.

See you Friday!

Bowen Lookout

This Friday Oct.6, 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 an intermediate hike with some long steep sections…be prepared for lots of uphill!

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

See you Friday!