Calendar

All group walks appearing in this calendar are reserved exclusively for Vancouver Venturer club members and members of affiliated Volkssport clubs. If you wish more information on becoming a club member please click here or contact us at vancouverventurers@gmail.com.

Members may download a PDF copy of the 2024 annual calendar by clicking here.

In general, a 5km walk can be finished in 1 hour and a 10km walk can be completed in 2 hours.

Click on a date to see route details as well as the start point location and Google Map directions to the start point. We look forward to seeing you at your next walk.

Week of Nov 5th

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November 3, 2024(1 event)

Richmond - Steveston - Britannia Shipyards


November 3, 2024

 

Description: Walk along the picturesque South Arm Dyke of the Fraser River. Explore the historical site “London Farm” that tells the story of farming in Steveston from 1880 to 1930. Be surprised by the water traffic on the river. We walk beside the river for most of this walk. This is a fantastic walk that will have you saying “I did not know that was there”. This is the latest addition to our “Explore Richmond” series - one of 11 walks.

 Distance: 5K/10K

Trail Rating: 1B

*** Registration starts 30 minutes prior to start time. All walkers must register no later than 5 minutes prior to start time. ***

Immediately following the walk, join some of your fellow walkers for lunch at a nearby eatery.

For more info about this walk, send an email to vancouverventurers@gmail.com.

Britannia Shipyards National Historical Site (Parking Lot)
5180 Westwater Dr
Steveston, BC V7E 6P3
Canada
November 4, 2024
November 5, 2024(1 event)

Flash Walk


November 5, 2024

 

Details of this walk will be published at a later date. Mark your calendar to attend this special walk.

*** Registration details will be published at a later date ***

Distances: TBD

Trail Rating: TBD

Immediately following the walk, join some of your fellow walkers for lunch at a nearby eatery.

For more info about this walk, send an email to: vancouverventurers@gmail.com.

November 6, 2024
November 7, 2024(1 event)

West Vancouver - Ambleside - Capilano River


November 7, 2024

This walk goes through “villages” of Ambleside and Park Royal with interesting shops and eateries. Then walk north along the edge of the Capilano River, a salmon-spawning river, in West Vancouver crossing over to North Vancouver and continue along the river all the way up close to Upper Levels (Highway 1). Return to West Vancouver via an overpass close to the mouth of the river with panoramic views of English Bay and Vancouver. Enjoy more views along Ambleside Park/Beach all the way to Centennial Seawalk. There is an option to cross Lions Gate Bridge. This will add another 3k to the walk.

Distance: 10k/13k

Trail Rating: 2B

*** Registration starts 30 minutes prior to start time. All walkers must register no later than 5 minutes prior to start time. ***

Meet at picnic shelter in John Lawson Park on 16th Street.

Immediately following the walk, you may wish to join some of your fellow walkers for lunch at a nearby eatery.

For more info about this walk, send an email to vancouverventurers@gmail.com.

John Lawson Park
17th St
West Vancouver, BC BC V7V 3T3
November 8, 2024
November 9, 2024(1 event)

Vancouver - Stanley Park - The Best of Stanley Park Trails


November 9, 2024

Description: Most of this walk is on trails inside Stanley Park. You will see breathtaking views of Vancouver harbour, city skyline, North Shore Mountains and passing famous landmarks and heritage features. The walk begins with Lord Stanley welcoming you into the Park. Continue on to the old Polar Bear Den, Aquarium, Brockton Oval, Totem Poles, then onto the Seawall for a short distance. Up the trails to Prospect Point and down to the Siwash Rock Viewpoint on another trail above the cliff, parallel to the seawall below. See the Siwash Rock from the top, instead of at sea level. More trails to Ferguson Point and Teahouse Restaurant (lunch here if you wish). Finally, enjoy the trail along Lost Lagoon. Watch for the wildlife, including marine life, throughout your walk.

There are two 5K route options: (i) walk mostly on the east side of the Seawall and back via the Rose Garden (ii) walk on trails to Beaver Lake, the Aquarium and back via the Seawall.

Distance: 5/10 km

Rating: 1A/2B

Start Location: Meet in the sitting area of Devonian Harbour Park, 1929 W Georgia St  (NW corner of Denman & W Georgia St - behind the bus stop on. 

*** Registration starts 30 minutes prior to start time. All walkers must register no later than 5 minutes prior to start time. ***

Immediately following the walk you may wish to join some of your fellow walkers for lunch at a nearby eatery.

For further information contact us at: vancouverventurers@gmail.com

Devonian Harbour Park
1929 West Georgia St
Vancouver, BC V6G 2W9