Trails

Students from Little Mountain elementary clearing trails on Little Mountain on Thursday, May 27, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Explore Little Mountain Saturday in Chilliwack to celebrate B.C. Trails Day

Trails have been groomed by volunteers for walking, hiking, and biking

 

Hikers getting outside in Martha Creek Provincial Park near Revelstoke. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)

Get outside and celebrate the second annual BC Trails Day

Events being hosted in 46 communities across the province

 

Runners explode of the finish line at the 2016 Run For Water event. This year’s race is set for May 29. (File photo)

Abbotsford’s Run For Water returns to traditional format for 15th edition

Local fundraising event set for May 29 at Mill Lake Park, first group run since 2019

 

Cyclists ride on the Trans Canada Trail in Capilano River Regioanl Park in North Vancouver. (Trans Canada Trail photo)

Trans Canada Trail awards grants to 166 organizations across the country

Trans Canada Trail has awarded grants to 166 organizations across the country for projects to improve trail sections and access.

  • Apr 20, 2022
Cyclists ride on the Trans Canada Trail in Capilano River Regioanl Park in North Vancouver. (Trans Canada Trail photo)
Trail still closed as equipment working on repair. Pictured is Vedder Rotary Trail South near Giesbrecht Road on Dec. 16, 2021. (City of Chilliwack)

Rotary trails of Chilliwack remain closed where equipment still at work on repairs

‘More people trying to access trails because of fresh gravel, but trails remain closed,’ says notice

Trail still closed as equipment working on repair. Pictured is Vedder Rotary Trail South near Giesbrecht Road on Dec. 16, 2021. (City of Chilliwack)
Léon Lebrun uses a chainsaw to official open the newly-named Léon Lebrun Bridge on Sunday, Oct. 24, 2021. (Submitted)

Chilliwack hiking bridge named after ‘tireless champion’ of Trans Canada Trail

Léon Lebrun Bridge in Chilliwack named after 82-year-old man who’s volunteered 1000s of hours on trails

Léon Lebrun uses a chainsaw to official open the newly-named Léon Lebrun Bridge on Sunday, Oct. 24, 2021. (Submitted)
Around 140 participants tackled trails soaked by rain in the most recent running of the Around the Lake Give ‘R Take trail race on Oct. 16, 2021. (Rick MacDonald photo)

Chilliwack runners triumph in Around the Lake Give R’ Take trail race

Vincent Pagot was the fastest male and fastest overall while Angela Froese was the top female

Around 140 participants tackled trails soaked by rain in the most recent running of the Around the Lake Give ‘R Take trail race on Oct. 16, 2021. (Rick MacDonald photo)
Members of the Chilliwack Outdoor Club celebrated BC Trails Day by cleaning up Pierce Creek Trail up Chilliwack Lake Road and creating a new bridge across a creek. (Submitted)

Outdoor club cleans, repairs Chilliwack trail neglected for two winters

Chilliwack Outdoor Club celebrated B.C. Trails Day by giving Pierce Lake Trail some attention

Members of the Chilliwack Outdoor Club celebrated BC Trails Day by cleaning up Pierce Creek Trail up Chilliwack Lake Road and creating a new bridge across a creek. (Submitted)
The view from above as Gary Robbins stops to enjoy one of the panoramic vistas on his 110 mile journey. (Submitted photo)

Chilliwack’s Gary Robbins maps out epic trail across eight mountains

Robbins spent nearly 40 hours covering 110 miles and over 10,000 metres of elevation gain

The view from above as Gary Robbins stops to enjoy one of the panoramic vistas on his 110 mile journey. (Submitted photo)
The view from the top of Mt. Cheam as the Happy Hiker, Art Lengkeek (sitting on rock between two friends) celebrates reaching the summit. (Submitted photo)

The Happy Hiker, Art Lengkeek, recognized with bench and plaque on Mount Thom trail

The 88 year old is a familiar sight on trails throughout the Fraser Valley and beyond

The view from the top of Mt. Cheam as the Happy Hiker, Art Lengkeek (sitting on rock between two friends) celebrates reaching the summit. (Submitted photo)
Trees falling into the Vedder River on June 2, 2020 near the Vedder Rotary Loop Trail, some of which was washed away in recent high water. (Video still)

VIDEO: Trees fall into Vedder River as loop trail damaged by erosion

High stream flows directed at river bank caused section of Vedder Rotary loop trail to erode

Trees falling into the Vedder River on June 2, 2020 near the Vedder Rotary Loop Trail, some of which was washed away in recent high water. (Video still)
City of Chilliwack bans cyclists and equestrians from sections of Vedder Rotary Trail

City of Chilliwack bans cyclists and equestrians from sections of Vedder Rotary Trail

The City’s move is meant to promote physical distancing, but cyclists and equestrians are upset.

City of Chilliwack bans cyclists and equestrians from sections of Vedder Rotary Trail
Chilliwack/Yarrow outdoor groups get funds from Around the Lake Trail Race Society

Chilliwack/Yarrow outdoor groups get funds from Around the Lake Trail Race Society

The race society has distributed $11,000 in proceeds to several groups and two students.

Chilliwack/Yarrow outdoor groups get funds from Around the Lake Trail Race Society
Over 200 treasure chests holding various prizes are there to be discovered, as well as social media prizes and online loot opportunities for diligent hunters. (Pixabay file).

Channel your inner pirate in epic Canada-wide treasure hunt

200 treasure chests hidden among trails and waterways, lots of prizes to be claimed

Over 200 treasure chests holding various prizes are there to be discovered, as well as social media prizes and online loot opportunities for diligent hunters. (Pixabay file).
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