Trail Trekkers

Trail Trekkers

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.

Wednesday Morning Walks & Hikes - Intermediate Level

Guide: Barbara (h) 604-980-4492 (c) 604-290-4089 No calls after 6pm or on weekends please. Print schedule

Date

Time Meeting Place Walk
July 19 9:30am Top of Mountain Hwy., Parking lot Cedar Trail
July 26

9:30am              

9:45am on top

Mount Seymour.  Park on Indian River Road and carpool to the top of the mountain.

Meet by the washrooms

Brockton/ Mystery Lake area, longer hike, bring a snack.  If bad weather then area walk.
August 2

9:15am              

9:30am on top

Carpool from Folkestone Rd. below Salmon House, West Vancouver

Meet by Cypress Day Lodge

Howe Sound Trail - Bowen Lookout
August 9 9:30am Exit #4 on Hwy 1 West @ Wood Green, right, 3 streets to Cypress Falls parking lot.  Meet at trailhead, end of parking lot. Cypress Falls area
August 16 9:30am by info sign Lighthouse Park, left on Beacon Lane, West Vancouver. Lighthouse Park
August 23

9:15am              

9:50am on top

Meet and park car in West Vancouver below Salmon House, Alpine parking lot by Folkstone Way. Carpool at ar Cypress X Country Ski area, meet by the info sign.  The hike starts at 9:50am.

Hollyburn Peak

Strenuous and longer, bring a snack

August 30 9:30am Bridgeman Park (off Keith Rd, North Vancouver) Hastings Mill Trail

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

Wednesday Evening Walks & Hikes - Intermediate Level

Guide: Barbara (h) 604-980-4492 (c) 604-290-4089.  No calls after 6pm or on weekends please. Print schedule
FLASH LIGHT is REQUIRED.

Date Time Meeting Place Walk
July 19

6:30pm carpool

6:45pm on top

Old Delbrook Upper parking lot & carpool

Meet at Woodgreen Dr, West Vancouver, turn right on Woodgreen Place.

West Cypress Trails
(longer and strenuous)
July 26

6:30pm carpool

6:45pm at info sign

Old Delbrook Upper parking lot & carpool

Lighthouse Park, left on Beacon lane, West Vancouver

Lighthouse Park Trails
August 2

6:30pm carpool

6:45pm on top

Old Delbrook Upper parking lot & carpool

Canada Trail Parking Lot, Westport Rd., follow biking signs, West Vancouver

Whyte Lake, Trans Canada Trail
August 9 6:45pm Lynn Canyon Park by Canyon Cafe, North Vancouver Canyon, variety of trails
August 16

6:30pm carpool

6:45pm on top

Mt Seymour, North on Mt Seymour Rd to Indian River R. Park on street and carpool to top parking lot.

Mount Seymour Trails
August 23

6:30pm carpool

 

6:45pm on top

Old Delbrook Upper parking lot & carpool to Cypress Mountain.

Alpine Parking lot, meet by Cypress Day Lodge, West Vancouver.

Howe Sound Crest Trail Black Mountain
August 30 6:30pm Bridgeman Park (Off Keith Rd., North Vancouver) Hasting Mill Trail

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

 

Friday Morning Hikes

Guides: Bernie Leaker 778-839-4435 & Femina 604-987-9220.   No calls after 6pm or on weekends please. Print schedule

Date Time Meeting Place Walk  Rating    
Jun 30 9:15am Under Hwy 1 overpass, east end of Keith Rd., West Vancouver Capilano Canyon Easy / Moderate
Jul 7 9:15am Cypress by the Lodge Howe Sound Crest Trail to Bowen lookout Moderate
Jul 14 9:15am Top parking lot,  Mount Seymour Pkwy Dog Mountain Intermediate+
Jul 21 9:15am Cypress Nordic cross-country area Hollyburn Peak Intermediate+ (some steep rocky sections)
Jul 28 9:15am Cypress Lodge Black Mountain trail to Cabin Lake Intermediate+ (steep climb)

Drop-in Schedules

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