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
Sep 10 6:45pm Meet 6:45pm at Cleveland Dam washrooms (park outside the gate). 

Hike a variety of trails

Moderate
Sep 17 6:45 pm Old Delbrook upper parking lot Hike to Lonsdale Quay  Moderate
Sep 24 6:45 pm Old Delbrook upper parking lot Hike Grand Blvd area Moderate

 

Wednesday Morning Walks & Hikes - Intermediate Level

Guide: Barbara Print schedule

Date

Time Meeting Place Walk
Sep 5 9:30am Indian River and Mt Seymour Rd,
North Vancouver
Bridal Path to Hyannis return via golf course
Sep 12 9:30am Inter River Park Richard Juryn Variety
Sep 19 9:30am Douglas Woodward Park parking lot Exit #11—Right at 15th St, West Vancouver. Brewis Trail Loop
Sep 26 9:30am Trans Canada Trail Parking lot—Westport Rd, West Vancouver. Whyte Lake Trail
Oct 3 9:30am Top of Mtn Hwy parking lot Cedar Trail
Oct 10 9:30am In front of Lynn Canyon Café Lynn Loop Variety
Oct 17 9:30am Meet in front of Cypress Day Lodge. Upper Cypress Mtn parking lot Bowen Lookout and Howe Sound Crest Trail
Oct 24 9:30am Panorama Park Deep Cove Big Rock Loop (Quarry)
Oct 31 9:30am Gleneagles Community Centre parking lot, West Vancouver. Eagle Ridge loop. Seaview Trail to Whyte Lake
Nov 7 9:30am End of the Line store, Lynn Valley at Dempsey Rd Forest trails
Nov 14 9:30am In front of Lynn Canyon Café Trail Variety
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
Sep 6

6:45 pm

End of the Line store , Lynn Valley at Dempsey Rd, North Vancouver. Lynn Canyon
Sep 13 6:30 pm Old Delbrook upper parking lot—carpool to Eyremont and Chartwell, West Vancouver. Brewis Trail Loop to Hollyburn Fir
Sep 20 6:45pm Grouse Mtn by Trailhead B.P. and Powerline return
Sep 27

6:45 pm

Old Delbrook upper parking lot Mosquito Creek to Mahon Park
Oct 4 6:45pm Cleveland Dam—park outside gates on street Trail variety
Oct 11 6:45 pm Ambleside Beach—Argyle & 13th, West Vancouver. Village Walk
Oct 18 6:45 pm Old Delbrook upper parking lot Braemar Loop
Oct 25 6:45 pm New Delbrook lobby McKay Creek Loop
Nov 1 6:45 pm New Delbrook lobby Bowser Trail
Nov 8 6:45 pm Panorama Park—Deep Cove Indian Arms Trail
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    
Sep 7 9:15 am Meet at Lighthouse Park parking lot Lighthouse Park  Moderate
Sep 14 9:15 am Hollyburn Cross Country area by kiosk. Blue Gentian Lake Intermediate with some rooty sections
Sep 21 9:15 am End of the Line store, Lynn Valley at Dempsey Rd Lynn Loop Moderate/Intermediate
Sep 28 9:15 am Cleveland Dam by the washrooms. Cleveland Dam Moderate
Oct 5 9:15 am Take Hwy 1, Exit 4 to Woodgreen Dr. Meet in top parking lot at end of Woodgreen Pl. Cypress Falls Moderate/Inter with some steep uphill sections.
Oct 12 9:15 am Cypress top parking lot. Bowen Lookout Intermediate with long, steep sections.
Oct 19 9:15 am Top of Eyremount and Millstream. Brothers Creek Intermediate with some steep, rooty sections
Oct 26 9:15 am St Marys and Wooddale Rd St Marys Connector to Mosquito Creek Falls. Intermediate with some rooty sections.
Nov 2 9:15 am End of the Line store, Lynn Valley at Dempsey Rd Fisherman’s/Homestead Loop Moderate with some rooty sections
Nov 9 9:15 am Inter River Park lower parking lot by the washrooms. Richard Juryn/Old Lillooet Moderate with some rooty sections
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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