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 - Moderate / 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
Nov 19 6:45pm Park Royal North (near London Drugs) Walk trails/roads of West Van and return via Capilano River trail  Moderate
Nov 26 6:45pm End of the Line store, corner of Lynn Valley and Dempsey roads. Hike trails in Rice Lake area  Easy/Moderate
Dec 3 6:45pm 12th & Lonsdale (SW corner) Walk to Park & Tilford Festival of Lights. Return via the Spirit Trail suspension bridge Easy
Dec 10 6:20pm Lonsdale Quay SeaBus terminal Christmas Party.  We will do a shorter walk through Downtown and Coal Harbour to look at the Christmas displays followed by a stop at a venue for drinks and food.  Bring money for SeaBus, food/drink. Easy
Dec 17 6:45pm New Delbrook lobby Hike up Mosquito Creek to the Chalet House Christmas lights display  Moderate
Dec 24 & 31   Christmas /             New Years Eve No hike  

 

Wednesday Morning Walks & Hikes - Intermediate Level

Guide: Barbara Print schedule

Date

Time Meeting Place Walk
Nov 21 9:30am Carisbrook Park - Kensington just off Lonsdale Ave, North Vancouver. St Georges Trail
Nov 28 9:30am Ambleside Beach at Argyle & 13th, West Vancouver Village Walk
Dec 5 9:30am Lynn Headwaters North Van—Meet by Rangers house parking area Cedar Mills Trail
Dec 12 9:30am Caulfeild Shopping Centre, West Vancouver Sahalee 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
Nov 15 6:45 pm New Delbrook Lobby Hatchery Walk
Nov 22 6:45 pm Old Delbrook upper parking lot Grand Blvd Area
Nov 29 6:45 pm New Delbrook Lobby Park Royal Loop
Dec 6 6:45 pm Old Delbrook upper parking lot Lonsdale Quay
Dec 13 6:45 pm Ambleside Beach at Argyle & 13th, West Vancouver Seawall Walk Variety

* 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    
Nov 16 9:15 am Panorama Park Quarry Rock Moderate/Intermediate with some steep sections and stairs
Nov 23 9:15 am Parkgate Community Centre Bridal Path to Hyannis trails and return around the golf course Moderate
Nov 30 9:15 am End of the Line store, Lynn Valley at Dempsey Rd Lynn Canyon Moderate with stairs
Dec 7 9:15 am New Delbrook lobby Mosquito Creek Trails Easy/Moderate
Dec 14 9:15 am Meet at trailhead on Westport Rd. (TCT/Whyte Lake parking lot), take Exit 4 from Highway 1. Whyte Lake Intermediate
Dec 21 9:15 am East end of Keith Rd West Vancouver Capilano Canyon Easy/Moderate

Drop-in Schedules

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