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
Jan 6 6:45pm Delbrook Community Recreation Centre lobby Park Royal Loop
Jan 13 6:45pm Old Delbrook, upper parking lot (600 West Queens) Braemar Loop
Jan 20 6:45pm Old Delbrook, upper parking lot (600 West Queens) Lonsdale Quay 
Jan 27 6:45pm Delbrook Community Recreation Centre lobby Bowser Trail
Feb 3 6:45pm Delbrook Community Recreation Centre lobby Hatchery Walk
Feb 10 6:45pm End of the Line store, Lynn Valley Rd. & Dempsey Rd. Seymour Demonstration Forest Loop
Feb 24 6:30pm Old Delbrook upper parking lot (600 West Queens). Carpool to cross country parking lot Snowshoe - Hollyburn Mountain
Mar 2 6:45pm Delbrook Community Recreation Centre lobby Mosquito Creek, Upper Trail
Mar 9 6:45pm Panorama Park parking lot Indian Arm Parks
Mar 16 6:45pm Cleveland Dam, by the washrooms. Park on the street. Cleveland Dam Trails
Mar 26 6:45pm Ambleside Beach at Argyle Ave & 13th St, West Vancouver Village Walk
Mar 30 6:45pm Delbrook Community Recreation Centre lobby Mosquito Creek, Lower Trail

* 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
Jan 8 9:30am Cleveland Dam in the parking lot Capilano Canyon/Hatchery Walk
Jan 15 9:30am Starbucks at the bottom of Grouse Mountain Snowshoe - Grouse Mountain
Jan 22 9:30am End of the Line store, Lynn Valley Rd. & Dempsey Rd. Lynn Canyon Trails
Jan 29 9:30am Inter River Park, lower parking lot, by the washrooms Richard Juryn/Old Lillooet Loop
Feb 5 9:30am Panorama Park Quarry Rock
Feb 12 9:30am Cypress, alpine parking lot, by guest services Snowshoe - Howe Sound Crest to Bowen Lookout
Feb 19 9:30am St. Mary's Avenue and Wooddale Rd St. George's/Baden Powel Trails
Feb 26 9:30am Lighthouse Park parking lot Lighthouse Park
Mar 4 9:30am Woodgreen Drive, West Vancouver. Meet in the parking lot Cypress Falls
Mar 11 9:30am End of the Line store, Lynn Valley Rd. & Dempsey Rd. Homestead & Equestrian Trails
Mar 18 9:30am Trans Canada Trail parking lot, Westport Rd, West Vancouver Whyte Lake
Mar 25 9:30am Parkgate Community Centre, parking lot Bridal Path to Hyannis 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 Level
Jan 3 9:15am Hyannis Dr, west of Berkley at the Baden Powell trailhead Hyannis & Bottletop Moderate
Jan 10 8:45am Parking lot below the Salmon House. Hwy 1, exit 10 (21st St) Snowshoe - Howe Sound Crest to Bowen Lookout or alternate hike Moderate
Jan 17 9:15am End of the Line store, Lynn Valley Rd. & Dempsey Rd. Fisherman's / Homestead Loop Moderate - long uphill section
Jan 24 9:15am Meet at the parking lot at the end of Woodgreen Place, West Vancouver Cypress Falls Moderate to Intermediate
Jan 31 9:15am Panorama Park Quarry Rock Moderate - steep sections and stairs
Feb 7 9:15am End of the Line store, Lynn Valley Rd. & Dempsey Rd. Lynn Canyon Moderate - several stairs
Feb 14 9:15am Cleveland Dam Capilano Canyon / Hatchery Walk Easy / Moderate
Feb 21 9:15am Trans Canada Trail parking lot, Westport Rd, West Vancouver Whyte Lake Intermediate
Feb 28 9:15am Delbrook Community Recreation Centre lobby Mosquito Creek Easy
Mar 6 9:15am Inter River Park, lower parking lot by the washrooms Richard Juryn / Old Lillooet Loop - Moderate Moderate
Mar 13 9:15am Lighthouse Park parking lot Lighthouse Park Moderate
Mar 20 9:15am Panorama Park Quarry Rock Moderate - some steep sections with stairs
Mar 27 9:15am St. Mary's Ave and Wooddale Rd. St George's / Baden Powell Intermediate - some steep sections

 

Drop-in Schedules

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