Tag Archives: hiking

Department of Conservation Reserve

At the southern end of Pauanui Beach was South End Reserve. With a walking trail leading to Flat Rock and Cave Beach, it was hard to resist. Another trail lead over and around the reserve, but I decided to stick close to the sea. Continue reading Department of Conservation Reserve

Cypress Creek

I was surprised by the amount of water rushing between boulders under sixty metre tall trees, yet Cypress Creek was only considered a creek. The sound of rushing water could be heard from almost everywhere in this North Vancouver park. Continue reading Cypress Creek

Calgary’s backstreets

Hiking the back streets of south-west Calgary means it’s not only quieter, but I gain a slow motion tour past tasteful houses. I like that most of them are not huge monsters like many on the west coast. Continue reading Calgary’s backstreets

Cypress Falls Park Hiking Trail

From the car park, the West Vancouver trail led to a t-junction with no sign to indicate which way to go. I decided to head up hill over an up and down path that wound its way amongst brambles and rocks. The trail appeared as if the undergrowth hadn’t been cleared since the previous summer because in places branches hid the path so I couldn’t see where I trod. Continue reading Cypress Falls Park Hiking Trail

Richmond Hiking Trail

Richmond was almost devoid of parks in my view. One area set aside for a park was still being developed while along the Fraser River, a trail extended along part of the river. Continue reading Richmond Hiking Trail

Bukit Timah’s South View Trail

As I entered the road leading to the reserve, there were signs warning hikers about monkeys. I thought I’d been lucky up to this point, not spotting a monkey. I’d heard leaves rustle from above, but it wasn’t until I came to this final trail that one edged its way along a railing. Continue reading Bukit Timah’s South View Trail