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A weekend at Gambier Island

  • Jul 20, 2013 · 7:00 AM
  • Gambier Island Sea Ranch

This meetup is from July 20-21, 2013 with 1 night stay at our cottage (as guests).

Meet up @:
1) Georgia and Seymour (The Bay) 7:15am for bus #250 / #257 around 7:30am, arrive at Horseshoe Bay around 8:15am
2) those from the north shore, find your way to  > Horseshoe Bay Park < by 8:30am for water taxi at 8:45am
* be sure to us the washroom, water taxi takes about an hour plus another 20 minutes walk to our cottage. There will a trailer / gator to take stuff to all cottages

The GISR is next to Camp Artaban at the end of Port Graves Bay (aka Long Bay)  -
Gambier Island Sea Ranch (The Sea Ranch)

Things you need:
* sleeping bag
* dress as your normal walk
* 2 extra socks and underwear
* personal items
* foods enough for self (could mix and share)
* no need to bring water
* we bring milk and margarine <<

* share 3 bedrooms
* bunk beds / mattress
* cold and WARM water
* solar power (electricity)
* small electronic cooler
* wood stove for heating / cooking
* internet by satellite at the picnic area
* cellphone signal is fair to good

* walkers paid transportation to Horseshoe Bay. > see Meet up @:
* water taxi to sea ranch is prepaid by us. Your share of $42 return is payable after we arrive at the cottage
* no garbage collection, non biodegradable must take back with you
* Fire is a major threat to our community. Any source of burning is dangerous. Smoking is illegal on all trails
* Hike with a buddy, or at least make sure someone knows where you are planning to hike alone
* Stay a reasonable distance from deer, seals, and other wildlife


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  • A former member
    A former member

    Hi Everyone, I have dowloaded the pictures of our super great weekend at Gambier Island.
    Pat and Ricky, thank you very much for your welcoming !
    It was a pleasure meeting you all !
    See you again !

    July 23, 2013

  • Alice

    Absoutely gorgous place to chill out. Both me and my daugher had a great time. Thank you Ricky and thank you Pat. Lovely shopping, food and hiking and canoeing. A truly memorable weekend. We are still on the water See you both in Burnaby Lake walk.

    July 21, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Bus issue[masked]
    Thank you !!

    July 20, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Rick please call me

    July 20, 2013

  • annie c.

    Ricky& Pat little change I will get the ride with Alice
    will meet you all at the Horseshoe Bay thanks!

    July 19, 2013

    • Ricky C.

      Good. See you all there.

      July 19, 2013

  • Alice

    See you all at Horseshoe Bay by lastest 8.30

    July 18, 2013

  • annie c.

    Thanks Ricky will try to look for pat at 7:15 bus stop
    and looking forward to meet every body at the Horseshoe Bay park
    at 8:30

    July 16, 2013

  • Ricky C.

    Update July 16

    Weather = GREAT!

    > Going:

    Alice + 1
    anne chiao
    Rick + Pat

    > WATER TAXI* booked for July 20, Sat 8:45 am from Horseshoe Bay to Gambier Island

    * return July 21st 5:00 pm
    * $42 per person return

    > Meetup:

    - @ The Bay, Georgia St between Granville and Seymour by 7:15 am for bus #250 / #257 around 7:30 am* to Horseshoe Bay. Pat will be there. If you miss her (only 5 ft tall) just get on the bus and go.

    - North shore walkers find your way to Horseshoe Bay Park by 8:30 am*

    * allow sufficient time to get there
    * get off bus at last stop. Horseshoe Bay Park on the left at the waterfront.
    * I will meet you all there at the park

    July 16, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hi Everyone,
    I wanted to know if somebody could give a ride to Horseshoe Bay on saturday morning ? I leave on Grand Boulevard / 19 th.
    Thanks in advance for your response.

    July 11, 2013

    • Ricky C.

      Hi Clemence;

      Below is the bus schedule. You might want to take a "TEST TRIP" to Horseshoe Bay this coming Saturday morning. !!

      Arriving: 8:20am on[masked]
      Travelling From: GRAND BLVD @ E 19TH ST, NORTH VANCOUVER

      Step by Step Trip Detail

      Bus Departing From: 7:20am - WESTBOUND E 15 ST AT MOODY AV
      On Route: 240 VANCOUVER
      On Route: 250 HORSESHOE BAY
      Arriving At: 8:21am - HORSESHOE BAY FERRY TERMINAL * Horseshoe Bay Park is by the waterfront. You can not miss it. Have fun :)

      July 12, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hello Ricky,
    I wanted to know is a place was still available after Juany message (above) ?
    I would really like to join you.
    Thanks in advance for your answer.

    July 9, 2013

  • Juany

    Hi Ricky. I'm trying to get someone to work for me that weekend. If someone wants to go feel free to take my place off.

    July 9, 2013

  • Alice

    Thank you. It is confirmed. Me and my daughter. Thank you.

    July 7, 2013

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