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
Apr 01 6:45pm Meet at Caulfeild Shopping Centre or 6:30pm carpool from Old Delbrook upper parking lot. Sahalee Trail
Apr 08 6:45pm Meet top of Hyannis or 6:30pm carpool from Old Delbrook upper parking lot. Bridal Path, assorted trails
Apr 15 6:45pm Meet at Delbrook lobby Upper Mosquito Creek
Apr 22 6:45pm Easter Monday - No hike  
Apr 29 6:45pm Meet Grouse Grind trailhead Lower Grouse Mt trails
May 06 6:45pm Meet St Mary’s and Wooddale Road St Mary’s Connector, Baden
Powell and St Georges trails
May 13 6:45pm Meet Old Buck parking lot or 6:30pm carpool from Old Delbrook upper parking lot. Bridal Path to Hyannis (or
Good Samaritan)
May 20 6:45pm Vistoria Day - No Hike  
May 27 6:45pm Meet Lynn Headwaters by Ranger station Lynn Loop
Jun 03 6:45pm Meet Lighthouse Park or 6:30pm carpool from Old Delbrook upper parking lot. Lighthouse Park
Jun 10 6:45pm Meet Lynn Canyon café or 6:30pm carpool from Old Delbrook upper parking lot. Two Canyon Loop
Jun 17 6:45pm Meet Millstream and Eyremount or 6:30pm carpool from Old Delbrook upper parking lot. Brother’s Creek trails
Jun 24 6:45pm Meet Ballantree Park or 6:30pm carpool from Old Delbrook upper parking lot. Ballantree to Lost Lake

* 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
Mar 27 9:30am End of the Line Café @ Lynn Val-ley Rd and Dempsey, North Vancouver Homestead and Equestrian Trail
Apr 03 9:30am Meet at Delbrook Lobby Hatchery Walk
Apr 10 9:30am End of the Line Store at Lynn Valley Rd & Dempsey, North Van Lynn Canyon Trails
Apr 17 9:30am Panorama Park Deep Cove, left on Gallant and right into parking lot, North Van Quarry Rock
Apr 24 9:30am Lighthouse Park, left on Beacon Lane from Marine Dr. West Van.  Meet in parking lot. Lighthouse Park 
May 1 9:30am Headwaters Park, second parking lot, North Van Cedar Mill—Lynn Loop
May 8 9:30am North side of Carisbrooke Park (Carisbrooke Rd East) North Van St Georges, Baden Powell Trails
May 15 9:30am Take Exit #4 from Hwy 1 onto Westport Rd, then turn right after overpass to Trans Canada Trail
parking lot, West Van
Whyte Lake Trails
May 22 9:30am Take Exit #4 from Hwy 1, meet at Caulfield Shopping Centre near road, West Van Sahalee Trail Loop (strenuous)
May 29 9:30am Cleveland Dam Parking lot, North Van Powerline trail to Ballantree Park
Jun 5 9:30am Inter-River Park, lower parking lot by washrooms, North Van.

Richard Juryn Trail

Jun 12 9:30am Meet Douglas Woodward parking lot, Exit #11, right on 15th St, West Van Brewis Trail Loop (strenuous)
Jun 19 9:30am Take exit #4 from Hwy 1, right to Woodgreen Dr meet at the parking lot end of Woodgreen Place, West Van Cypress Falls
Jun 26 9:30am Meet at Parkgate Community Centre Parking lot, NE corner (by Banff Rd) North Van Bridal Path to Hyannis trails

* 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
April-June 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    
Mar 29 9:15am Sahalee Take exit 4 from Hwy 1, meet at the Caulfield shopping centre, near the road.  Intermediate, some rocky sections
Apr 05 9:15am Mosquito Creek  Meet at Delbrook Lobby Moderate
Apr 12 9:15am Capilano Canyon Meet at east end of Keith Rd (West Van) Easy/Moderate
Apr 19 9:15am Good Friday - No Hike No Hike  
Apr 26 9:15am Fishermen's /Homestead trail Meet at End of the Line store, Lynn Valley at Dempsey Rd. Moderate
May 03 9:15am St George's area trails Meet at Wooddale and St Mary's Intermediate
May 10 9:15am Two Canyon Loop Meet at Lynn Canyon Cafe Intermediate with some steep sections
May 17 9:15am Quarry Rock Meet at Deep Cove Panorama Park Moderate
May 24 9:15am Whyte Lake Meet at TCT parking lot on Westport Road, Exit 4 from Hwy 1  Moderate
May 31 9:15am Richard Juryn  Meet at Inter-River Park, North Van  Moderate
Jun 07 9:15am Lighthouse Park Meet at parking lot Moderate
Jun 14 9:15am West Van Powerline trail to Ballantree Park Meet at Cleveland Dam parking lot Intermediate with some steep sections
Jun 21 9:15am Brother's Creek Meet at corner of Millstream Rd. and Eyemount Dr. Difficult
Jun 28 9:15am Bowen Lookout Meet at Cypress Mt top parking lot Moderate

 

Drop-in Schedules

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