Trail Trekkers

Trail Trekkers

Walks & Hikes on the North Shore

Explore trails and pathways on the North Shore with Trail Trekkers - free for fitness members!

Trail Trekkers drop-in walks and hikes are free for anyone with a North Vancouver Recreation & Culture Fitness Membership.  Non members can pay a a drop-in rate of $6.09 for adults and $4.57 for seniors and youth (not including tax).

Participants should have good walking or hiking shoes / boots, dress with appropriate wear for weather conditions, and bring hydration and a flashlight. Be prepared for changeable weather, and longer outings.  Routes may be subject to change for safety reasons (dependent on weather and trail conditions).  Carpooling is recommended for trails outside of the urban area. Any questions please call 604-987-Play (7529).

Walk / Hike Ratings
Easy Little to no elevation gain
Moderate Up to approximately 500' elevation change
Intermediate More than 500' elevation change (or moderate with some short, steep sections)
Intermediate+

Challenging terrain (may include steep sections, roots, dead fall etc.) more than 500' elevation gain.

Wednesday Morning Walks & Hikes - Intermediate Level

Guide: Barbara (h) 604-980-4492 (c) 604-290-4089 No calls after 6pm or on weekends please. Print schedule

Date Time Meeting Place Walk
Jan 11

9:30am

Guest Services at bottom of Grouse Mountain - Snowshoe at Grouse - Please pre-register with Barb.  If no snow - alternate trails - area hike meet at Trailhead

Special snowshoe outing.  Wear snow boots, mitts and slush pants.  Pre-register with Barb.  Bring Grouse pass or $ for cost of Skyride/snowshoe rental.  Bring snack.
Jan 18

9:30am

Cypress Day Lodge on Cypress Mountain 

Trail is S.S. Bowen Lookout
Jan 25 9:30am Guest Services at bottom of Grouse Mountain - Snowshoe at Grouse - Please pre-register with Barb.  If no snow - alternate trails - area hike meet at Trailhead Special snowshoe outing.  Wear snow boots, mitts and slush pants.  Pre-register with Barb.  Bring Grouse pass or $ for cost of Skyride/snowshoe rental.  Bring snack.
Feb 1 
(Tracy)
9:30am End of the Line Cafe - Lynn Valley and Dempsey Rd, North Vancouver Trails
Feb 8
(Tracy)
9:30am Meet at Mt. Seymour & Indian River Road, North Vancouver Mt. Seymour Area walk
Feb 15 9:30am Cleveland Dam Parking Lot Capilano Canyon
Feb 22 9:30am Lynn Canyon by washrooms at Canyon Cafe Seymour Demonstration Forest
Mar 1 9:30am Panorama Park - Deep Cove, North Vancouver Quarry Rock
Mar 8 9:30am Delbrook Lobby - Carpool to Trans Canada Trail parking lot.  Westport Rd, West Vancouver Whyte Lake Trails
Mar 15 9:30am Ambleside Beach - Meet start of walk at Argyle & 13th Street, West Vancouver Village Walk
Mar 22 9:30am Delbrook Lobby TBA
Mar 29 9:30am End of Line Cafe - Lynn Valley Rd & Dempsey, North Vancouver Area Walk

 

Wednesday Evening Walks & Hikes - Intermediate Level

Guide: Barbara (h) 604-980-4492 (c) 604-290-4089.  No calls after 6pm or on weekends please. Print schedule
FLASH LIGHT is REQUIRED.

Date Time Meeting Place Walk
Jan 4 6:45pm Delbrook Lobby Mosquito Trails - Lower
Jan 11 6:45pm Delbrook Lobby Bowser Trail
Jan 18 6:45pm Delbrook Lobby Hatchery Walk
Jan 25 6:45pm Delbrook Lobby Braemar Loop
Feb 1
(Sharon)
6:45pm Delbrook Lobby Lonsdale Quay
Feb 8
(Sharon)
6:45pm End of Line at Lynn Valley Rd and Dempsey.  North Vancouver Demo Forest Loop
Feb 15 6:45pm Delbrook Lobby Park Royal Loop
Feb 22

6:30pm

7:00pm on top of Cypress Day Lodge

Delbrook Lobby. Carpool to Alpine parking lot on Cypress for snowshoeing.  Special, please register with Barb (if alternate, call by 5:00pm) Alpine parking lot Snowshoe Black Mountain.  Wear snow boots, mitts, slush pants and come with snowshoes.  Or area walk
Mar 1

6:45pm

7:00pm

Carpool to Cypress.  Cross country parking lot, Hollyburn Mountain at top by info sign Snowshoe Hollyburn Mountain. Come  with snowshoes. Or area walk.
Mar 8 6:45pm Panorama Park - Deep Cove.  Left on Gallant and right into parking lot. Indian Arms Park
(easy street/walking/variety)
Mar 15 6:45pm Delbrook Lobby Upper Mosquito Trails
Mar 22 6:45pm Ambleside Beach Village Walk
Mar 29 6:45pm Delbrook Lobby TBA

* Wear good walking or hiking shoes/boots - NO RUNNERS - dress for the weather - bring hydration and snack.

Friday Morning Hikes

Guides: Bernie Leaker 778-839-4435 Tracy Oliver 604-374-3390 Femina 604-987-9220.   No calls after 6pm or on weekends please. Print schedule

Date Time Meeting Place Walk  Rating    
Jan 6 9:15am Delbrook Lobby Heywood Park/Mosquito Creek Moderate
Jan 13 9:15am Meet at the washrooms at Inter-River Park A lower elevation hike, the Richard Juryn / Old Lillooet loop Moderate
Jan 20 9:15am Cypress Alpine Chalet Howe Sound Crest Trail 
Snowshoe
Moderate
Jan 27 9:15am End of the Line Lynn Loop Moderate
Feb 3
 
9:15am Cypress Alpine Chalet Howe Sound Crest Trail Moderate
Feb 10
 
9:15am Cleveland Dam parking lot Cleveland Dam Moderate with steep sections
Feb 17 9:15am Indian River Rd or hikers board at top Dog Mountain 
Snowshoe
Moderate
Feb 24

9:15am

End of Riverside Drive Riverside Drive/Hyannis Intermediate
Mar 3

9:15am

Cypress Alpine Chalet

Black Mountain
Snowshoe

Difficult
Mar 10 9:15am Washrooms at Inter River Park Richard Juryn trail Moderate
Mar 17 9:15am Nordic area, Cypress Mountain Hollyburn Peak
Snowshoe
Difficult
Mar 24 9:15am Parkgate Community Centre Old Buck Trail Moderate
Mar 31 9:15am Cypress Alpine Chalet Howe Sound Crest Trail
Snowshoe
Moderate

 

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