Schedule


Bastion City Wanderers

Nanaimo's
Volkssport Club

 

 

Walk Schedule - May 01, 2018 to August 31, 2018

BASTION CITY WANDERERS VOLKSSPORT CLUB

5821 Hammond Bay Road, Nanaimo, BC V9T 5N3

Email: president@bastioncitywanderers.ca  - Website: http://bastioncitywanderers.ca/

Day/Date

Start Time*

Location

Starting Point

Type/Km/Rating

Sat May 05

9:00 am

Qualicum Beach

Qualicum Fire and Ice walk - Meet at Qualicum Beach Community Hall, Veteran’s Way.

NO Fire and Ice Festival in 2018 – walk only

EX 5/10 km 2B

Sat May 12

10:00 am

Cassidy

Haslam Creek Timberlands Rd to Ninatti Rd to just past the gravel pit at the trailhead sign.

Note changed start time – 10:00 AM

MW 8/11 km 3B

Sat May 19

9:00 am

Nanaimo

Harewood Plains – meet under the power lines on Harewood Mines Road @ Trans Canada Trail sign

EX 6 km 2B
11 km 2C

Sat May 26

9:00 am

Cedar

Yellowpoint Park – gravel parking lot on Yellowpoint Rd

EX 6/10 km 2B

Sat Jun 02

9:00 am

Nanaimo

Extension Ridge – meet at power lines on Harewood Mines Rd @ Trans Canada Trail sign

EX 5/7/11 km 3C

Sat Jun 09

9:00 am

Nanaimo

Newcastle Island – Howard Johnson Hotel lobby. Registration at 8:15 – 8:30 am; Fare $5

MW 6/12 km 2B

Sat Jun 16

9:00 am

Nanaimo

Linley Valley -- from Alta Vista Road
AGM at library

EX 6 km 2B
8/10 km 2C

Sat Jun 23

10:00 am

/

9:00 am

Campbell River
/
Nanaimo

Elk Falls / Millennium Trail - Meet at Elk Falls Provincial Park Day Use Area Parking Lot 4.5 km from Campbell River on the Hwy to Gold River.
Alt: Howard Johnson - waterfront and Bowen Park - front lobby of the hotel

 

EX 11 km 3C

/

PT 5 km 1A or 2B - 10 km 2B

Sat Jun 30

9:00 am

Nanaimo

Westwood Lake – back gravel parking lot

PT 6/10 km 2B

Sat Jul 07

9:00 am

Cedar

Hemer Park – gravel parking lot beside 49th Parallel shopping centre

 PT 6/10 km 2B

Sat Jul 14

9:00 am

Nanaimo

Morrell/Colliery Dam Park - meet at the parking lot across from the Morrell Sanctuary entrance

EX 5/6/10 km 2B

Sat Jul 21

9:00 am

Nanaimo

Neck Point Park – parking lot at the end of Morningside Drive (has an alternate 10 km too) Video Presentation at library

PT 5 km 2B

10 km 3B or 3C

Sat Jul 28

9:00 am

Parksville

Englishman River Fish Hatchery – meet at Top Bridge parking lot at the end of Chattel Road

EX 5/6/8/10 km 2B

Sat Aug 04

9:00 am

Cedar

Cable Bay – at the end of Nicola Road in the parking lot

Ex 6/10 km 2C
5km 1A

Sat Aug 11

9:00 am

Parksville

Tigh na Mara/Rathtrevor Beach (VABC PT) – parking lot of Tigh na Mara resort (not a BCW PT $1 required)

VABC PT -
PT 6/10 km 1B

Sat Aug 18

9:00 am

Nanaimo

Buttertubs Marsh & 3 parks– meet in the parking lot of the marsh off of Bowen Road

EX 5 km 1B
9/10/12 km 2B

Sat Aug 25

9:00 am

Ladysmith

Ladysmith PT – Town or Holland Creek - Upper parking lot @ Coronation Mall

PT 6/10 km – 2B
10 km – Holland Creek 3B

Notes

** 10:00 Sat Sep 01 Paradise Meadows, Mt Washington - CGW Event Walk

*Registration begins 15 minutes prior to start time unless otherwise indicated

PT – Permanent Trail  

EX – Exploratory Walk

EGW - Evening Guided Walk

GW – Guided Walk

MW – Mapped Walk

 

Part 1 – INCLINE

Part 2 - TERRAIN

1

Very little hill or stair climbing

A

Almost all pavement

2

Some moderate hill or stair climbing

B

Significant part on well groomed trails,
with very little more difficult terrain

3

Some significant hill or stair climbing

C

Significant part on somewhat difficult
 terrain (rocky/rooted paths)

4

A good deal of significant hill or stair climbing

D

A significant part on difficult terrain

5

Many steep hills or high altitude trails

E

Majority of the walk on very difficult terrain

NOTE: Extreme weather conditions could raise the difficulty of the routes

 

 

updated 27 June, 2018