Trail Trekkers

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Walks & Hikes on the North Shore

Explore trails and pathways on the North Shore with Trail Trekkers - free for fitness members or pay a fitness membership drop-in fee

Trail Trekkers drop-in walks and hikes are free for anyone with a North Vancouver Recreation & Culture Fitness Membership.  Non members can pay a fitness membership drop-in fee.

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.

Monday Evening Hikes - Intermediate Level

Guide: Barbara

The group meets at 6:30pm if carpooling from Delbrook, or 6:45pm if meeting at the start of the trail. Hikes happen weekly. Call Barbara at 604-980-4492 if the day/location is not listed below.

Date Time Meeting Place Walk Rating
July 9  6:45pm Meet at the Baden Powell trailhead on Hyannis at Berkley (Seymour area). Baden Powell, Powerline and Fisherman's trails. Intermediate
July 16 6:30pm Meet at top of Mountain Hwy in the bike parking lot. Hike to the big Cedar tree and return by crossing Lynn Creek. Intermediate (but challenging because of creek crossing & over 2 hours)

 

Wednesday Morning Walks & Hikes - Intermediate Level

Guide: Barbara Print schedule

Date

Time Meeting Place Walk
Jul 11 9:30am Caufield Shopping Centre, West Van, Exit #4.  Meet at parking lot entrance Sahalee Trail Loop
Jul 18 9:30am Top of Mtn Hwy.  Parking lot. Cedar Trail
Jul 25 9:30am Mt Seymour, park on Indian River Rd.  Carpool to top of mountain.  Meet by the washrooms. Brockton/Mystery Lake area - longer hike, bring snack.  If bad weather, then area walk.
Aug 1 9:30am Carpool from Folkestone Rd, below the Salmon House.  Meet by Cypress Day Lodge. Howe Sound Trail - Bowen lookout.
Aug 8 9:30am Exit #4 on Hwy 1 West @ Woodgreen - right - 3 streets to Cypress Falls parking lot.  Meet at trailhead, end of parking lot. Cypress Falls area.
Aug 15 9:30am Lighthouse Park - left on Beacon Lane, West Van. Lighthouse Park
Aug 22 9:30am Meet and park car in West Van below Salmon House, Alpine parking lot by Folkestone Way.  Carpool at Cypress X Country Ski area.  Meet by info sign.  Hike starts at 9:50am. Hollyburn Peak - strenuous and longer (bring snack)
Aug 29 9:30am St Mary's and Wooddale, North Vancouver. St George's Trail

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

Thursday Evening Walks & Hikes - Intermediate Level

Guide: Barbara Print schedule
FLASH LIGHT is REQUIRED.

Date Time Meeting Place Walk
Jul 12

6:45pm

Meet at Inter-River Park, Lower Parking Lot by the washrooms (Changed from original Lost Lake Hike due to safety reasons). Hastings Creek and Lynn Canyon trails
Jul 19

6:30pm Carpool

6:45pm Meet

Old Delbrook upper parking lot.  Carpool meet at Woodgreen Dr, West Van.  Turn right on Woodgreen Place, West Van. West Cypress Trails (longer and strenuous)
Jul 26

6:30pm Carpool

6:45pm Meet

Old Delbrook upper parking lot.  Carpool to Lighthouse Park, left on Beacon Lane, West Van. Lighthouse Park Trail
Aug 2

6:30pm Carpool

6:45pm Meet

Old Delbrook upper parking lot.  Carpool to Trans Canada Trail Parking lot - Westport Rd, follow biking signs, West Van. Whyte Lake, Trans Canada Trail
Aug 9 6:45pm Lynn Headwaters, Parking lot #2 Lynn Loop, Cedar Mill
Aug 16 6:45pm North on Mt Seymour Rd to Centennial Parking lot. Mt Seymour Trails (variety)
Aug 23

6:30pm Carpool

6:45pm Meet

Old Delbrook upper parking lot.  Carpool to Cypress Mtn, Alpine parking lot - meet by Cypress Day Lodge, West Van. Howe Sound Crest Trail, Black Mtn.
Aug 30 6:45pm Lynn Canyon Park - Meet corner of Robinson and Peters Rd. Lynn Canyon Trails.

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

 

Friday Morning Hikes

Guides: Bernie, Femina, Sharon, Bev Print schedule

Date Time Meeting Place Walk  Rating    
Jul 13 9:15am Cypress Parking lot Bowen Lookout Moderate
Jul 20 9:15am Cleveland Dam Cap Pacific Trails Moderate
Jul 27 9:15am Lynn Headwaters, Ranger Station Norvan Falls Difficult (4hrs)
Aug 3   No hike No hike No hike
Aug 10   No hike No hike No hike
Aug 17   No hike No hike No hike
Aug 24   No hike No hike No hike
Aug 31   No hike No hike No hike

Drop-in Schedules

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