Hike times and distances are for ROUND or hike there and back trips.
Travel time or driving time is ONE WAY from Vernon.
All times and distances are 'rough' estimates.
Regular meeting place is the north end of the Vernon Curling Club parking lot located at 3400 39th Ave. near the downtown Recreation Complex. Alternative meeting places are described in the Notes section of the Event Detail Page when you click on the event Destination.
Please attend announcements at meeting place to make sure you do not miss last minute changes. Notify the leader in advance if you will not be going to the meeting place.
"DEPARTURE TIME" is the time we leave the meeting place. Please arrive at least 10 minutes before the Departure time.
Rambles are generally at an easier level and slower pace than Sunday Hikes. Moderate and strenuous hikes include greater elevation gain along slightly steep paths. Please see Ratings key located below.
Participating members are responsible to ensure they have adequate water, food, and clothing for expected AND unexpected conditions.
NOTE: ALL PARTICIPANTS TO READ IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON WEBSITE MEMBER INFORMATION' PAGE – MUST READ!
Above-the-ankle hiking boots REQUIRED for ALL Rambles!
Individual hikes are rated on a 'best fit' of hike time, distance, and elevation gain.
'Difficult & Technical' hikes feature one or more notably challenging aspects.
1-5 hrs hiking (return); 1-12 km (return); 0-200m elevation gain
3-6 hrs hiking (return); 5-12 km (return); 200-500m elevation gain
5 -8 hrs hiking; 7-15 km return; 400-900m elevation gain
Difficult & Technical
6 + hrs hiking (return); 7+ km return; 750+m elevation gain.
Hikes include technical challenges such as ridge walks, rope assist, boulder slopes, lengthy and strenous inclines, and long distances.