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
Jun 24 6:45pm Meet Ballantree Park or 6:30pm carpool from Old Delbrook upper parking lot. Ballantree to Lost Lake
Jul 8 6:45pm Caulfield Mall or 6:30pm carpool from Old Delbrook upper parking lot. Sahalee Trail
Jul 15 6:30pm Coleman and Mtn. Highway. Cedar Tree
Jul 22 6:45pm Gleneagles Community Centre or 6:30pm carpool from Old Delbrook upper parking lot. Whyte Lake via Seaview Walk and Baden Powell
Jul 29 6:45pm Baden Powell parking lot on Mt. Seymour Road (2km from park entrance) or  6:30pm carpool from Old Delbrook upper parking lot. 3 Chop and Old Buck Trails (more strenuous)
Aug 5 No hike - Happy BC Day
Aug 12 6:45pm Grouse Mountain gravel parking lot. $15 download fee or Grouse Mountain locals pass required. Grouse Mountain via Powerline & Skyline Trails
Aug 19 6:45pm Hollyburn cross country ski area or 6:30pm carpool from Old Delbrook upper parking lot. Blue Gentian Lake
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

* 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
Jun 26 9:30am Meet at Parkgate Community Centre Parking lot, NE corner (by Banff Rd) North Van Bridal Path to Hyannis trails
Jul 3 9:30am Ambleside Beach, 13th Street & Argyle Avenue, West Vancouver Village Walk
Jul 10 9:30am Top of Mountain Highway Cedar Trail
Jul 17 9:30am Meet in front of Cypress day lodge Howe Sound Trail - Bowen Lookout
Jul 24 9:30am Meet at the top of Mount Seymour by the washrooms or carpool from Indian River Road at 9:15am Brockton / Mystery Lake 
Jul 31 9:30am Hollyburn cross country ski area by the kiosk Hollyburn Mountain
Aug 7 9:30am End of the Line store, corner of Lynn Valley Road and Dempsey Lynn Canyon Trails
Aug 14 9:30am TCT / Whyte Lake parking lot on Westport Road Whyte Lake
Aug 21 9:30am Cypress Falls parking lot, Exit 4 on Hwy 1 at Woodgreen.  Cypress Falls area
Aug 28 9:30am St. Mary's Road and Wooddale Avenue St. George's Trail

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

Thursday Evening Walks & Hikes - Intermediate Level

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

Date Time Meeting Place Walk
Jul 4 6:45pm End of the Line Cafe, corner of Dempsey and Lynn Valley Road Lynn Canyon Trails
Jul 11 6:45pm Inter-River Park, lower parking lot by the washrooms Hastings Creek
Jul 18 6:45pm TCT / Whyte Lake parking lot on Westport Road Whyte Lake via Powerline/Helipad Trail
Jul 25 6:45pm Douglas Woodward Park - Exit 11 from Highway 1, 1605 Camelot Road. Carpool from old Delbrook at 6:30pm  Brewis to Hollyburn Fir Loop Trail

* Wear good walking or hiking shoes/boots - NO RUNNING SHOES - 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    
Jun 28 9:15am Bowen Lookout Meet at Cypress Mt top parking lot Moderate
Jul 5 9:15am Mt. Seymour parking lot by the washrooms or at Parkgate Community Centre in the NE corner of the parking lot at 9:00am to carpool Trail to Goldie and Flower Lakes Moderate
Jul 12 9:15am End of the Line Cafe, Lynn Valley Road at Dempsey Lynn Loop Moderate / Intermediate with steep uphill and stairs
Jul 19 9:15am Top parking lot at the end of Woodgreen Place, Exit 4 from Hwy 1 Cypress Falls Moderate  / Intermediate with some steep sections
Jul 26 9:15am Cypress Mountain parking lot Cabin Lake / Black Mountain 2+ hours Intermediate with some steep sections. Longer hike with an option to bring a bathing suit for a swim in the lake

Drop-in Schedules

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