HIKING SCHEDULE
Date Day Description Rating Leader Phone/Email
Aug 12SunHollyburn Peak hike. This is an easy paced hike to the top of Hollyburn. The trail is accessed from the cross country ski parking lot at Cypress Mountain. The trek is about 8km return with a 450m elevation gain. On a good weather day, the 360’ views from the top are well worth the effort to ascend the steeper sectionsB3G & R Laman 604-451-8445 
Aug 18 SatThe High Note Trail on Whistler Mountain. The trail begins high up on Whistler Mountain at the top of the Peak Express chairlift.  The High Note Trail is possibly the most amazing and scenic trail compares to other trails on Whistler Mountain and Blackcomb Mountain.  The total distance is 9.4 km return.   (Note: this hike is subject to change depending on weather or trail conditions)B3 M. Yiu myiuboc@gmail.com
Aug 19 Sun Chain Lakes, Mt. Baker area, B3.   Passport required.  Enjoy alpine lakes and mountain views, plus the potential of wild blueberries.  B3 J. McCavour 604-438-6854 
Aug 25Sat, SunRusset Lake in Whistler.  Overnight backpacking. We will take Gondola at Whistler Village to the Roundhouse Lodge and then take Harmony Express Chairlift to the summit of Little Whistler Peak.  The real hike starts from there.  The estimated time (travel time not included) is about 8 hours or more (depends on the snow condition).  If snow lingers on the trail, we’ll require crampons. This is a strenuous outing suited to advanced hikers.  Please email me if you have any questions.   (Note: this hike is subject to change depending on weather or trail conditions)D5 M. Yiumyiuboc@gmail.com
Aug 26Sun Cheakamus Canyon hike and (optional) swim in Starvation Lake.  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. If weather is warm, we can swim in beautiful Starvation Lake. About 5 hours roundtrip.B3D.Cater 604-341-2846