Trail Trekkers

Hiking 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
Aug 26 6:45pm Cypress downhill ski area parking lot or 6:30pm carpool from Old Delbrook upper parking lot. How Sound Crest Trail via Bowen Lookout
Sep 9 6:45pm Delbrook Community Recreation Centre lobby Capilano Hatchery
Sep 16 6:45pm Old Delbrook upper parking lot (600 West Queens) Lonsdale Quay via lower Mosquito Creek
Sep 23 6:45pm Delbrook Community Recreation Centre lobby Upper Mosquito Creek / Powerline West
Sep 30 6:45pm Delbrook Community Recreation Centre lobby Bowser Trail
Oct 7 6:45pm Panorama Park Deep Cove Trails
Oct 14 No Hike - Happy Thanksgiving
Oct 21 6:45pm Delbrook Community Recreation Centre lobby Upper Mosquito Creek / Powerline East
Oct 28 6:45pm Cleveland Dam by the washroom. Park outside the gate on Clements or Prospect Ave. Cleveland Dam trails
Nov 4 6:45pm Old Delbrook upper parking lot (600 West Queens) Braemar/Dempsey
Nov 18 6:45pm Delbrook Community Recreation Centre lobby Lower Mosquito Creek / Kings Mill
Nov 25 6:45pm End of the Line store, Lynn Valley Rd. & Dempsey Rd. Fishermans' Homestead Loop
Dec 2 6:45pm 12th Street & Lonsdale Avenue - SW corner Park & Tilford Festival of Light
Dec 9 6:45pm Ambleside Park by the sculpture, West Vancouver Dundarave Festival of Lights
Dec 16 6:45pm Old Delbrook upper parking lot (600 West Queens) Green Necklace or Christmas lights

* Wear good walking or hiking shoes/boots - NO RUNNING SHOES - 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
Aug 28 9:30am St. Mary's Road and Wooddale Avenue St. George's Trail
Sep 4 9:30am Parkgate Community Centre Bridal Path to Hyannis return via golf course
Sep 11 9:30am Inter River Park, lower parking lot by washrooms Richard Juryn Variety
Sep 18 9:30am Lighthouse Park in the parking lot, West Vancouver Lighthouse Park trails
Sep 25 9:30am Trans Canada Trail parking lot, Westport Rd., West Vancouver Whyte Lake trail
Oct 2 9:30am Top of Mountain Highway parking lot Cedar Trail
Oct 9 9:30am Lynn Canyon Cafe Lynn Loop Variety
Oct 16 9:30am In front of Cypress Day Lodge by upper Cypress Mtn. parking lot Bowen Lookout and Howe Sound Crest Trail
Oct 23 9:30am Panorama Park parking lot Big Rock Loop (Quarry Rock)
Oct 30 9:30am By the bathrooms in Cleveland Dam parking lot Cleveland Dam Trails
Nov 6 9:30am End of the Line store, Lynn Valley Rd at Dempsey Rd Forest Trails - Fisherman's  / Homestead Loop
Nov 13 9:30am Carisbrooke Park, Carisbrooke Rd & Lonsdale Ave St. George's Trail
Nov 20 9:30am Caulfeild Shopping Centre, West Vancouver Sahlee Trail
Nov 27 9:30am Lynn Headwaters by rangers house Cedar Mills Trail
Dec 4 9:30am End of the Line store, Lynn Valley Rd at Dempsey Rd Forest Trail Variety
Dec 11 9:30am Ambleside Beach at Argyle & 13th St, West Vancouver Village Walk
Dec 18 9:30am Delbrook Community Recreation Centre lobby Mosquito Creek Trails

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

Friday Morning Hikes

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

Guides: Bernie, Femina, Bev.  Print schedule

Date Time  Meeting Place Walk
Sep 6 9:15 Hollyburn Cross Country area by kiosk Blue Gentian Lake - Easy / Moderate
Sep 13 9:15am Inter River Park lower parking lot by the washrooms Hastings Creek - Long Moderate
Sep 20 9:15am Panorama Park Quarry Rock - Moderate
Sep 27 9:15am Hyannis Dr, west of Blueridge at BP trailhead Hyannis / Ridgerunmer / Fishermen's / BP loop - Moderate
Oct 4 9:15am Lynn Canyon Cafe Two Canyon Loop - Intermediate
Oct 11 9:15am Cypress Mtn. parking lot Bowen Lookout - Intermediate
Oct 18 9:15am Intersection of Eyremount Dr and Millstream Rd Brothers Creek - Moderate
Oct 25 9:15am Cleveland Dam, by the washrooms Cleveland Dam - Moderate
Nov 1 9:15am End of the Line store, Lynn Valley Rd & Dempsey Rd Fisherman's / Homestead Loop - Moderate
Nov 8 9:15am Inter River Park, lower lot by the washrooms Richard Juryn / Old Lillooet Loop - Moderate
Nov 15 9:15am End of the Line store, Lynn Valley Rd & Dempsey Rd Lynn Canyon - Moderate
Nov 22 9:15am Trailhead on Westport Rd (TCT/Whyte Lake parking lot). Exit 4 from Hwy 1 Whyte Lake - Moderate
Nov 29 9:15am St. Marys Ave and Wooddale Rd Lower Mosquite Creek Falls - Moderate
Dec 6 9:15am Delbrook Recreation Centre lobby Mosquito Creek - Easy/Moderate
Dec 13 9:15am East end of Keith Rd, West Vancouver Capilano Canyon - Easy/Moderate
Dec 20 9:15am Lighthouse Park parking lot Lighthouse Park - Moderate

 

Drop-in Schedules

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