Tuesday May 13, 2014

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Are you looking for the most current information about our local trails?   Then look no further then the Caledonia Ramblers Trail Guide!  It is the most current trail guide for the trails around Prince George, and we update it regularly.  We know what the current access of the trails is like, and other important information as we hike up the trails frequently.   And the best part is if you buy one of our trail guides (or both), you are supporting maintenance of our trails.  Our club spends a good deal of the Summer working on the trails so that they are easily accessible to all hikers, club members or not.  You might even be lucky to spot some of our members cleaning a trail that you are hiking on.  Without the help of the volunteer trail workers, there would be no trail!

If you are interested in all the hiking opportunities in and around Prince George, then you must pick up a copy of these two trail guides. They contain complete descriptions of over 50 trails, along with directions and trail ratings.

These guides are available from:

Books & Company Spruceland News
Tourism PG UNBC Bookstore
McBride Tourism Info Centre Valemount Tourism Info Centre
The Wild Life CNC Bookstore
Valemont Museum and Archives

Or order by emailing: caledoniaramblers@yahoo.ca

Wednesday April 08, 2015

Weekend Skiing/Snowshoeing Trip – April 11-12 at the Farm

Caledonia Rambler Chris Thornhill is interested to find out if four other Ramblers would like to join him and a friend for a skiing/snowshoeing weekend (April 11-12) at The Farm, near the Upper Torpy Valley, northeast of Prince George. Chris and his friend are planning to spend the night at The Farm cabin, which holds six people. Chris was at The Farm on Good Friday and there was 10 inches of new snow, so conditions there will still be good for either skiing or snowshoeing. The cost to rent the cabin for a night is $50 (ie $10 for five people). Anyone who would like to join Chris and his friend should contact Chris at (250) 963-7497 or by e-mail at christhornhill.60@gmail.com. The plan is for people to meet at Chris’ place near Shelley on Saturday (April 11) at 8 a.m. for the trip to The Farm.

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Wednesday April 08, 2015

2015 Spring Meeting
The Caledonia Ramblers Spring Meeting is an informal meeting with the general public welcome. This year’s Spring Meeting will be held on Friday April 17th at Artspace beginning at 7 pm .

Meet Gary Van Spengen, the new Area Supervisor for the Upper Fraser, Omineca Region Parks and Protected Areas, and see Anne Hogan’s slide presentation of the Prince George Naturalists Club’s Hudson’s Bay Wetlands Project – A Work in Progress.

And good news! You will also be able to pick up the 2015 Summer Hiking Schedule, Membership Form, and Waiver.   You will be able to even register and pay to become a member that evening.

Tuesday April 07, 2015

Driscoll Ridge, East End

The Caledonia Ramblers will be leading a Strenuous D4dr (seven-hour) snowshoe up to Driscoll Ridge, East End, approximately 115 km east of Prince George, on Sunday, April 12. Participants will need snowshoes, but are asked to also bring ice-cleats or grippers, if they can carry them easily in their packs. Please meet 10 minutes before the departure time of 8 a.m. in the parking lot behind Prince George’s City Hall. The carpool fee is $11.

Tuesday April 07, 2015

Ten Mile Lake

THE CALEDONIA RAMBLERS’ PROPOSED SNOWSHOE/HIKE TO TEN MILE LAKE NEAR QUESNEL THIS SUNDAY (APRIL 12) HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

Tuesday March 31, 2015

Come join in on the fun! The 2015/16 Membership forms and waivers are now online. Now is a great time to become a member. For the cheap price of only $30, you get a full year of weekly trips with fellow hikers, an awesome Christmas Party, and a chance to learn leadership skills. It’s also a GREAT way to learn out about all the local hikes and make some new friends.

Membership forms – 2015 Membership Form

Waivers –  2015 Waiver

***Update – Great News! you will also be able to pick up membership forms and waivers at the 2015 Spring Meeting, 7 pm, Friday, April 17, at Artspace.  You will be able to register and pay to become a member that evening!

 

Tuesday March 31, 2015

Viking Ridge

The Caledonia Ramblers will be leading a Strenuous E5e (eight-hour) snowshoe up to Viking Ridge, approximately 80 km east of Prince George, on Sunday, April 5. If snowshoers have ice-cleats and can carry them easily in their packs, they might prove helpful at the beginning and end of the snowshoe. Please meet 10 minutes before the departure time of 8 a.m. in the parking lot behind Prince George’s City Hall. The carpool fee is $7.

For more information, please call Nowell S. at 250-562-7485.