Backcountry trails closed in Lynn Headwaters

Grouse skyride also closed until Nov. 8

Backcountry trails in Lynn Headwaters Regional Park have been closed for the season, according to Metro Vancouver. The closure, which took effect this week, applies to routes in the Grouse subalpine area north of Dam Mountain and Thunderbird Ridge (including Crown Mountain, Goat Mountain, Little Goat and Goat Ridge) as well as to routes beyond Norvan Falls including the Hanes Valley, Coliseum Mountain and Lynn Lake.

In the Lower Seymour Conservation Reserve, Dog Mountain remains open. The CBC Trail on Mount Seymour will likely close in late November when the snow begins to accumulate, said Metro Vancouver spokesman Greg Valou

article continues below

Also worth noting: the Skyride at Grouse Mountain is closed this week and next, from Oct. 28 to Nov. 8. Metro Vancouver is warning hikers that if they ascend the Grouse Grind Trail or BCMC Route, the only way down is via the BCMC Route. Hiking down the Grouse Grind Trail is not allowed. Hikers should add an extra two hours to their trip, said Valou, and note that the BCMC gate closes at 1 p.m. daily.

 

 

 

Read Related Topics

© North Shore News

Comments

NOTE: To post a comment you must have an account with at least one of the following services: Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, Google+ You may then login using your account credentials for that service. If you do not already have an account you may register a new profile with Disqus by first clicking the "Post as" button and then the link: "Don't have one? Register a new profile".

The North Shore News welcomes your opinions and comments. We do not allow personal attacks, offensive language or unsubstantiated allegations. We reserve the right to edit comments for length, style, legality and taste and reproduce them in print, electronic or otherwise. For further information, please contact the editor or publisher, or see our Terms and Conditions.

comments powered by Disqus
Community Events Calendar