New Meetup: Eagle Buffs Hike

From: Kimmie
Sent on: Sunday, October 24, 2010 10:35 PM
Announcing a new Meetup for Vancouver Chapter - Ecospirit Adventure Club!

What: Eagle Buffs Hike

When: Saturday, November 6,[masked]:00 AM

Where: (A location has not been chosen yet.)

My friend Heather is actually leading this one...Its 4 hours with great views. We'll take it slow.

If you want a sneak peak at the hike details, follow the link.

Region: The North Shore
Difficulty: Intermediate
Time: 4 hours
Distance: 8km
Elevation Gain: 350 meters
Season: July - October
Camping: No
Dog Friendly: Yes
Public Transit: No
Approx. 45 minutes from Vancouver

Located on the rocky slopes above Eagle Harbour in West Vancouver lies a spectacular view from Eagle Bluffs. Most hikers access Eagle Bluffs from the downhill ski area of Cypress Mountain as this route passes some other great scenery, including Cabin Lake and Black Mountain.

From the parking lot of the downhill ski area, walk towards the wooden sign board that has a map of the trails around the Cypress Mountain area. A new trail to Black Mountain was built in 2004 and more recently has had some changes made to the route. It is this trail we will follow to reach Eagle Bluffs. To reach the start of this trail, walk towards the nearest set of chair lifts and watch for a trail that leads into the trees on the left side. The trail will pass near Yew Lake so this can be used as a reference point on the map.

Meet at the Cypress mountain parking near the wooden sign board.

The organizer reserves the right to decline members if they show up to the meeting spot unannounced.

The organizer is not in any way responsible for any participant on the hike or event. However, as a group of friends, we should keep an eye on each other. It is important to prepare with necessary supplies for the hike or event.

Please check the site a few hours before the walk for any possible reschedule or cancellation...

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