Date Day Description Rating Leader Phone/Email
Mar 3SatThe Chief. Hike all 3 peaks at the Chief. Snowshoes and crampons likely, depending on snow level.B3 N. Sesto604-430-1095 
Mar 10 Sat Garibaldi Lake.  This trail is located at Garibaldi Provincial Park in Squamish.  Both snowshoes and crampons are required for this hike.  We might need both snowshoes or crampons depend on the weather condition.  Return distance is about 22 km with an elevation gain of 915 m.  We will hike to the lake via Taylor Meadow.  Meet at 7:00 a.m. (Note: this hike is subject to change depending on weather or trail conditions)C4 M. Yiumyiuboc@gmail.com 
Mar 11 Sun Callaghan/Whistler Olympic Park. (Cross-country skiing/snow-shoeing).  Nordic skiers and snow-shoers are welcome. We will ski in the morning and then, after lunch, snow-shoe or ski in the afternoon. If you are interested in cross-country skiing, but have not yet tried it, you can book lessons at WOP – give me a call if you want more information. Daily ski trail pass is $26.75. Equipment rentals are $31 for ski package (incl. boots and poles), $16 for snowshoes. We will eat lunch in the day-lodge, which has 2 wood-burning fireplaces. You can bring your lunch or buy it there. Here is the link: http://www.whistlersportlegacies.com/activities/cross-country-skiing.n/a D.Cater604-341-2846 
Mar 17 Sat Black Mountain from Horseshoe Bay, Leave from Whyte Lake parking lot, off Exit 4. Snowshoes and crampons likely, depending on snow level.B3 J. Holmes604-786-9832 
Mar 18Sun Hiking loop via Rice Lake, Varley Trail and Lynn Canyon Suspension Bridge back to the parking lot at the Lower Seymour Conservation Reserve. The hiking distance of this loop is about 9 km with an elevation gain of less than 200 m. B2 G & R Laman 604-451-8445 
Mar 24 Sat 

(Hike Changed) Skywalk Trail & Iceberg Lake in Whistler.  Snowshoes and crampons are required.  This new hiking trail is located on Rainbow Mountain in Whistler.  The round trip is 14 km from the trailhead to Iceberg Lake.  It will take 6-8 hours roundtrip.  The trail starts at the north end of Flank trail at the top of Alpine Way in Whistler.  For more details about this trail, please visit: http://artofliving.summitlodge.com/live-adventurously/iceberg-lake-the-skywalk-trail-whistler/

(Note: this hike is subject to change depending on weather or trail conditions)

C5 M. Yiumyiuboc@gmail.com
Mar 25Sun Soames Hill Regional Park, Gibsons area.  Good views of many islands. Bus and ferry costs are estimated to be $20. B3 J. McCavour 604-438-6854 
Apr 2Mon (Please note this hike has been moved from 3/31 to 4/2).  Cheakamus Canyon. This hike starts in Paradise Valley, just north of Squamish. The trail gradually climbs along the valley and up along the side of the canyon. Great views up and down the canyon and also across to Cloudburst Mountain and the Tantalus range beyond. About 5 hours roundtrip. B3 D.Cater 604-341-2846