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Backpackers season opening at Shields lake

This is an excellent opportunity to to check your camping equipment - mainly rain gear - before longer, more demanding trips planed later this spring and summer. No car or carpooling necessary, as bus stops right on Harbourview rd in Sooke,
It takes about 4 hrs to the lake. We will pitch tents, gather firewood and familiarize ourselves with area - boating and canoeing possible.
Next day I am planing to hike mt Empress via Crabapple lake - very easy pace - observing wildlife. Campfire at evening again.
Packing tents Sunday morning and going back possibly through Sooke Mountain.

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  • A former member
    A former member

    Going there again next Saturday (Jun 14)
    Anybody interested?

    June 3, 2014

  • Bill

    hey Dusan- guess some other time then, cheer. Bill

    April 26, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I would love to do this hike, but have a First Aid course this day :(

    April 21, 2013

  • Deb C.

    Would love to have attended this but it is Astronomy Day at UVic!

    April 21, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    April 17, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hi Bill,
    there should by much nicer weather late April and it looks, there will be more people to help me to drag another canoe up there.

    March 15, 2013

  • Bill

    Hi Dusan- good to hear from you- looking forward to the season, cheers

    March 11, 2013

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