Ridge Meadows Outdoor Club

British Columbia, Canada

Schedule of Activities

This is our current schedule. Contact details are only available to current members. (Members should log-on to the members area to see/or download the complete schedule).

Contact by email our This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone Alex at 604-467-7948 if you are not a current member and would like to attend a given hike. Prospective members are allowed to attend 2 activities prior to joining.

Note: Multi-day and certain Special Activities are ONLY open to paid current members.

If you would like to volunteer to assist with some trailwork in Golden Ears Provincial Park contact Alan at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Date Place and Time
 (allow 10 minutes for instructions & sign in)
 Time = departure
Activity / Event Rating
Thu Apr 27 Maple Ridge Library - Fraser Room
 7:00 pm
Social Meeting:
Chilkoot Trail Presentation
 
Sun Apr 30 See Forum for further details Hike: Munroe Lookout C3b
Sun May 7 See Forum for further details Hike: Lakeview Trail, Buntzen Lake B2a
Thu May 11 See Forum for further details Pub Night  
Sun May 14 See Forum for further details Bike Ride: Aldergrove to Lynden Washington 46 km easy,
mostly flat
Sun May 21      
Thu May 25 Maple Ridge Library - Fraser Room
 7:00 pm
Social Meeting  
Sun May 28      
Sat Jun 3 See Forum for further details Summer Picnic  
Sun Jun 4 See Forum for further details Woodlot, Mission  
Thu Jun 8 See Forum for further details Pub  Night  
Sun Jun 11      
Sun Jun 18      
Fri Jun 23 to
Sun Jun 25
Call ahead Easy/Beginner Backpack Weekend 10 km. in and out
Sun Jun 25 See Forum for further details Elk Thurston, Chilliwack C4c
Sun Jul 2      
Sat Jul 8 See Forum for further details Kayak Fest, Whonnock Lake  
Sun Jul 9 See Forum for further details Oyster Dome
(Chuckanut Drive south of Bellingham)
C2b
Mon Jul 10 to Thurs July 13 Trip is full, see Forum, wait list applicable Heather Trail, Manning Backpack Moderate
Thu Jul 13 See Forum for further details Pub Night  
Sun Jul 16 See Forum for further details Gwendolyn Peak, UBC Forest C3a
Sat Jul 22 See Forum for further details Agassiz Farms Cycle Tour Easy
Sun Jul 23 See Forum for further details Lake Ann Mt. Baker C2b
Sun Jul 30 See Forum for further details Skyline Divide, Mt. Baker C3b
Sun Aug 6      
Thu Aug 10 See Forum for further details Pub Night  
Sun Aug 13 8:30am Thomas Haney
9am start at trailhead (Mill Pond)
Red Mountain, Mission B2a
Sun Aug 20 See Forum for further details Pemberton Slow Food Cycle Easy to Moderate
Sun Aug 20      
Aug 23-27 Manning Park - Lone Duck Group Camp Annual Summer Camp  
Sun Aug 27 See Forum for further details Snowcamp, Manning Park  C3b
Sun Sep 3 7:30am Fern Crescent, 8am Mike Lake
note early start, see Forum for further details
Alouette Mountain C3b
Sun Sep 10      
Thu Sept 14 See Forum for further details Pub Night  
Sept 15-18 See Forum for further details Saltspring Island Weekend  
Sun Sep 17      
Sun Sep 24      
Oct 6-8 See Forum for further details Whistler Weekend  
New Years Eve See Forum for further details Whistler New Years  
     

 

 

Meeting Places

     

Pitt Meadows

Old Community Recreation Hall

 

On Harris Road opposite SUBWAY

Thomas Haney

Thomas Haney Secondary School Parking Lot

N. of Lougheed Hwy. on 116 Ave.

Fern Crescent

Parking Lot on Fern Crescent

 

E. of 232 St. on Fern Crescent

UBC Research
Forest

Malcolm Knapp Research Forest

 

E. of 232 St. at top of Silver Valley Road

Regular Events

     

Moderate Grade Hikes are held every Monday. Meet at 9:00 AM, UBC Research forest gate.

Moderate Grade Hikes are held every Wednesday. Meet at 9:00 AM, Maple Ridge Park (Fern Crescent Parking Lot)

Attention Club Members:

     

Participants are expected to come suitably equipped (proper clothing and footwear) and be self sufficient with adequate food and water.

It is the prerogative of the leader to turn back any club member who they feel is not adequately equipped or physically capable.

KEY to 3-character hike rating (e.g., A1a)

Hike duration
includes lunch Break

 

Cumulative elevation climbed 
adds the heights of all hills climbed 
both coming and going

Terrain difficulty
the combined effects on the hiker from the 
slope steepness and the trail ruggedness

A - 0 to 3 hours

 

1 - 0 to 300 metres

a - OK slopes - trails that are mostly OK to walk

B - Longer than 3 up to 5 hours

 

2 - Higher than 300 up to 600 metres

b - moderate slopes - some rooty and rocky  trail sections

C - Longer than 5 up to 8 hours

 

3 - Higher than 600 up to 900 metres

c - steep - may take extra effort to negotiate rocky,
rooty or slippery trail sections

D - Longer than 8 hours

 

4 - Higher than 900 up to 1200 metres

d - very steep - may be rugged (unlike a trail) 
- may involve scrambling or off trail bushwhacking

 

 

5 - Higher than 1200 up to 1500 metres

 

 

 

6 - Higher than 1500 metres

 

 

 

 

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