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Reservoir Trail - Hayward Lake - near Mission

  • Mar 2, 2014 · 10:00 AM
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Please do  not come if you have to be home at a certain time. We are not comfortable with anyone leaving the group to turn around and go back at any point on their own. Safety in numbers. It ruins the mood if someone has to turn back and spoils the day for others.   *****
ONCE YOU HAVE RSVP'D IT IS RECOGNIZED THAT YOU HAVE READ AND UNDERSTAND THE INFO BELOW:
 

When you have signed up remember this event is organized by a non-professional without  medical knowledge or hiking certificates. You come at your own risk so know your health and fitness please, as well as know and understand the event you have signed up for. Make sure you bring what is required plus the 10 essential items that is suggested. Here is a list of the "10 essentials" - bring what you can.

Classic Ten Essentials - Map/Compass - Sunglasses and sunscreen - Extra clothing - Headlamp/flashlight - First-aid supplies - Fire starter - Matches - Knife - Extra food - Extra water.

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Make sure you are fit and are prepared for a few hours hiking.This hike is not flat and also has rough terrain.

Travel Dewdney Trunk Rd until you see a sign for RESERVOIR TRAIL parking lot. Check the map above.  The parking area will be the upper parking lot towards but before Stave Lake on the left. Difficult to pinpoint on the map. Not too far past the waste station.

From Abbotsford, cross the Mission Bridge, cross over Lougheed at the lights onto Cedar, turn left onto Dewdney Trunk Rd. Dewdney will curve to the right after a couple of kms, if you continue straight instead of turning you will be on Keystone. Take Dewdney all the way following any signs for the Reservoir Trail parking lot.

Come properly clothed for conditions, good shoes, poles for balance, snack/lunch/water. A change of shoes left in the car is a good idea, your feet will appreciate it. COME PROPERLY PREPARED FOR A HIKE. LOTS OF INFO ONLINE.

Some rough terrain and hills, approx 4.5 - 5 hr. hike. Beautiful falls to see and forest to travel through. Basically a fairly easy to moderate hike if you used to hiking.

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  • Ron M.

    Okay I will take lots of pictures the parking lot is locked I am on the road

    March 2, 2014

    • Beverly

      Great photos Ron. I like the black & white. Gorgeous snowy scenery.

      March 3, 2014

  • Carole

    Still snowing heavily here at 8:15 am so we've decided to pass... will get some exercise shoveling our long driveway though!

    March 2, 2014

  • Cathy U.

    going to bail, cancelled my name! catch you guys next time....please drive safe!

    March 2, 2014

  • mary p.

    Even with AWD, the roads may still be very slippery and I'm going to pass as well

    March 2, 2014

  • Krys

    i will also be bailing due to the weather

    March 2, 2014

  • Jean

    I will not be coming on the hike today because I don't have all-wheel drive.

    March 2, 2014

  • susan

    Have a great hike everyone. I have to cancel, sick child at home. See you next time

    March 2, 2014

  • Jean

    Carpool from Lepps at 9:15.

    1 · February 11, 2014

    • Krys

      see you there

      February 26, 2014

  • Beverly

    Boohoo, I will miss this one but I do get home today!!

    1 · February 7, 2014

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