Monday, 12 August 2013

Mokuyokai Hike up The Lions on Sat, Aug 24th. Rating C3.

*update Aug 22. This hike is full! All participants will have received a reply from the hike captain*

Join Mokuyokai and hike up the famous Lions on Sat, Aug 24th!

"The Lions are the two most familiar peaks seen from the city of Vancouver. The view from the Lions is truly spectacular, offering a panoramic view of Howe Sound and the Capilano Watershed down to the city of Vancouver… " –

**Please note this hike is long and steep. Only strong hikers should participate. We have to meet early (7:30am due to the length).**
***We have been having issues with email, so if you rsvp, and do not receive a reply within 24 hrs, please send a new email***

Hike Details
Difficulty: Difficult
Hiking Time: 8 hours
Distance: 16km (total)
Elevation Gain: 1280 meters
More hike info:

When: Saturday, August 24th. 7:30am-5:30pm

Meetup Location:
Corner of Burrard St. and West Cordova at 7:30am (sharp)
Park Royale Shopping Centre (7:45am)

What to bring: *Proper* hiking footwear, a big lunch, snacks, sunscreen, camera, water (minimum 2L), jacket, some cash. Participants *must* come prepared and Mokuyokai reserves the right to turn away unprepared participants.

Mokuyokai Fees (note: fees cover our insurance)
Mokuyokai Members: None
Non-Members: $5

Car Pooling

Mokuyokai arranges car-pooling on a first come, first serve basis. For example, if someone RSVPs and can drive 3 people, the first three people who signed up get a lift.

Drivers are usually in short supply so drivers are appreciated.

RSVP to by Thursday, August 22nd. Please avoid last minute cancellations, because that causes car-pooling issues. RSVP early to ensure a spot!

Please indicate:

1) Are you a Mokuyokai Member?
2) Can you drive or do you need a lift?
3) Can you meet downtown or at Park Royale
4) Your phone number
5) Emergency Contact (Name and Number)

Mokuyokai Rating: C3

===============< Rating System >================

This rating system indicates the difficulty and time of the hike. Please note it is just a reference and the time may differ depending on the conditions and participant ability.


A= Beginner: For everyone. A walk in the park.
B= Intermediate: For the people who occasionally play sports.
C= Strenuous: If you can do the Grouse Grind, you can do this hike.

1= less than 2 hours
2= 2 to 4 hours
3= more than 4 hours

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