Trail Trekkers

Hiker in the forest

Walks & Hikes on the North Shore

Established in 1989, this hiking group explores the many trails of the North Shore.

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). Hikes are approximately 2 hours long. 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.  Print schedule
Call Barbara at 604-980-4492 for more information.

Date Time Meeting Place Hike
Feb 18 6:45pm Delbrook Lobby Park Royal Loop
Feb 25 6:30pm OLD Delbrook Parking Lot. Carpool to Alpine parking lot on Cypress for snowshoeing. If alternate, call by 5pm Snowshoe Black Moun-tain. Come with snow-shoes or alternate walk.
Mar 4 6:30pm OLD Delbrook upper parking . Car-pool to Cypress. Cross country park-ing lot, Hollyburn Mountain at top by kiosk. Snowshoe Hollyburn Mountain. Come with snowshoes or area walk.
Mar 11 6:45pm Panorama Park—Deep Cove. Left on Gallant and right into parking lot. Indian Arms Parks (easy street/walking/variety)
Mar 18 6:45pm Cleveland Dam—Park on street Trail Variety
Mar 25 6:45pm Ambleside Beach Village Walk

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

Wednesday Morning Walks & Hikes - Intermediate Level

Guide: Barbara Print schedule
Call Barbara at 604-980-4492 for more information. 

Date

Time Meeting Place Walk
Feb 20 9:30am Meet at Cypress Alpine parking lot in front of guest services, West Vancouver Snowshoe, Bowen and Howe Sound Cres
Feb 27 9:30am Meet behind Parkgate, North Vancouver Bridal path to Hyannis Trails, return via golf course
Mar 6 9:30am Trans Canada Trail parking lot Westport Rd, West Van (Exit 4 from Hwy 1) Whyte Lake Trails
Mar 13 9:30am Ambleside Beach—Meet start of walk at Argyle & 13th St, West Van (By big tree) Village Walk
Mar 20 9:30am Lighthouse Park—Meet in parking lot Trail Variety
Mar 27 9:30am End of the Line Café @ Lynn Val-ley Rd and Dempsey, North Vancouver Homestead and Equestrian 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
 

Date Time Meeting Place Walk
Jan-March 2019   No hikes scheduled at this time  

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

Friday Morning Hikes

 

For Friday hike updates and information, please visit www.routescout.wordpress.com

Guides: Bernie, Femina, Sharon, Bev.   Print schedule

Date Time Hike Meeting Place  Rating    
Feb 15 9:15am Cypress Snowshoe - Howe Sound Crest to Bowen Lookout Meet at the top parking lot on Cypress. Intermediate with long, steep sections.
Feb 22 9:15am Cypress Falls Take exit 4 from Highway 1 to Woodgreen Drive, meet at the parking lot, end of Woodgreen Place.   Moderate to intermediate with some steep uphill sections
Mar 1 9:15am Quarry Rock Meet at Panorama Park. Moderate with some steep sections and stairs
Mar 8 9:15am Lynn Loop Meet at the End of the Line Cafe, Lynn Valley Rd & Dempsey. Moderate/Intermediate
Mar 15 9:15am Whyte Lake Take exit 4 from Highway 1, meet at the TCT trailhead at Westport Rd. Intermediate, some steep sections
Mar 22 9:15am Bridal Path to Hyannis Trails Meet in Parkgate Community Centre parking lot - NE corner. Moderate
Mar 29 9:15am Sahalee Take exit 4 from Hwy 1, meet at the Caulfield shopping centre, near the road.  Intermediate, some rocky sections

 

Drop-in Schedules

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