Photos and Post by Adrien Lamoureux It was warm and beautiful on this hike. About 9 KM hike going from Swan Lake to Christmas Hill, and through (or along) three other parks, with a nice lunch at some picnic tables. Flowers just starting to show. We were surprised by a large frog closer to the end of the hike. It was so still and large, we thought it was a statue/prank!
Photos and post by Adrien Lamoureux It was perfect weather for hiking today, first headed north with a hard elevation gain to a ridge (Townsend), then a bit east and south along Sue’s trail to another hard elevation gain to Sugarloaf. A bit dry for this time of year, but we’ll take it 🙂
Submitted by & photos by Adrien Lamoureux Sunday March 24th OCV members hiked from Millstream to Joceyln Hill. The hike was about 7KM, withh over 300M of elevation gain, and took just under 3 hours. It was a perfect day for hiking, with the snow completely gone. The first snow-free day hike since the snow arrived in February.
by Mary Hof 15 hikers came out March 10th for the Gowland Tod Ramble Hike. Hikers were from the OCV, Cowichan Hikers, and the Island Mountain Ramblers all of which I am a member. It still amazing how much snow there still is on the hills, but we did see few flowers also coming out. The hike did not disappoint, with stunning views and warm blue skies. I did pick a perfect day. I used trails on and off the…
Submitted by Liz Bicknell Photos by Adrien Lamoureux Chris led a hike up David’s Line at Mount Work on January 19th. It was wet and windy at times but still a very enjoyable 10 km hike with an ascent of 540 metres. Very capably and enjoyably led by Chris.