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Mount Prevost Hike April 21 – submitted by Mary Hof

Mount Prevost Hike April 21 – submitted by Mary Hof

Mt Prevost – leader Mary Hof The hike to Mt Prevost April 21 was great. I combined this hike with the Island Ramblers, when I saw that so many were signing up, (but I didn’t want to say no to anyone). I ask Ray Billings to help out and it worked out great. We had 19 people and we split the group. We actually went the same route and every so often we would catch up to one another. 8 were…

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Mount Braden Saturday April 14th – Submitted by Sara Gallazin

Mount Braden Saturday April 14th – Submitted by Sara Gallazin

Mount Braden Liz capably led 3 of us on a beautiful hike up the east side and down the west side of Mount Braden and Castle Peak.  Delicate early spring windflowers were showing themselves in pinks, reds, blues, and brilliant yellows; and wrens sang their melodic songs.  On our coffee break the loudest thing we could hear was a bee buzzing the manzanita bushes. Liz summoned good weather and even arranged for a majestic bald eagle to perch for a great photo…

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Hiking in East Sooke Park – Liz Bicknell

Hiking in East Sooke Park – Liz Bicknell

Peter Smith led a lively hike which took us first to Creyke Creek, then up the Interior Trail and up some more to Babbington Hill for a scenic coffee break. We then hiked down to Cabin Point and back along the Coastal Trail to Beechey Head. Spring was definitely in the air and we enjoyed the warmth of the sun. A fun hike for sure. We even sang Happy Birthday to Robin.