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 Valemont Museum and Archives
Tourism PG UNBC Bookstore
McBride Tourism Info Centre Valemount Tourism Info Centre
CNC Bookstore

Or order by emailing: caledoniaramblers@yahoo.ca

Wednesday September 21, 2016

GRIZZLY DEN CABIN, SEPT. 25, 2016
The Caledonia Ramblers will be leading a Moderate/Strenuous (C4d) hike up to Grizzly Den cabin, 90 km east of Prince George, on Sunday, Sept. 25. Participants should make sure they bring hiking boots, warm clothing and rain gear for this subalpine/alpine hike, as well as lunch, snacks and at least one litre of water. Please meet 10 minutes before the scheduled departure time of 8 a.m. in the parking lot behind Prince George City Hall. The carpool fee is $10.

For more information, please call Mark at 250-563-1410.

Wednesday September 21, 2016

Notice of Closure –

The Ancient Forest/Chun T’oh Whudujut Park will be closed 26 to 30th September as work on the expansion of the parking area and highway continues.

Wednesday September 21, 2016

Blueberry Weeklong, Aug 6-13, 2016

Fourteen took part in this years weeklong trip. They ranged in age from the teens to the 70s and widely in experience. Still it was one of the best groups on any trip and, despite unsettled weather, a huge success.

We arrived at the Blueberry Trail head and expected to fly in about 1:30 Saturday afternoon. The original plan had been to fly in to Bess Pass in the BC/Jasper border but I had changed that to the Jackpine Pass area or Blueberry lake due to unsettled/wet weather. But the Helicopter did not show up even though sunny. By satellite phone we found out it was not coming due to storms in Valemount. So there we camped and then decided to fly directly into Blueberry Lake Sunday morning as the forecast was for more unsettled weather. For 4 it was a first helicopter flight and a big thrill.

Wednesday September 14, 2016

LONGWORTH LOOKOUT, SEPT. 18

The Caledonia Ramblers will be leading a Strenuous (D5d) hike up to Longworth Lookout, 85 km east of Prince George, on Sunday, Sept. 18. Participants should make sure they bring warm clothing and rain gear for this hike, as well as possibly insect repellent or mosquito nets. Hikers should also bring lunch and plenty of water, as there is no nearby water source along this trail. Please meet 10 minutes before the scheduled departure time of 7:30 a.m. in the parking lot behind Prince George City Hall. The carpool fee is $10.

For more information, please call Chris or Maggie at 250-963-7497.

Wednesday September 14, 2016

FORT GEORGE CANYON, SEPT. 18 

The Caledonia Ramblers will be leading an Easy (B2b) hike to Fort George Canyon, south of Prince George, on Sunday, Sept. 18. Participants should bring warm clothing, rain gear, adequate food and water and possibly insect repellent or mosquito nets for this trip. Please meet 10 minutes before the scheduled departure time of 8:30 a.m. in the parking lot behind Prince George City Hall. The carpool fee is $4.

For more information, please email Carolyn at carolyn_ibis@hotmail.com.

Tuesday September 06, 2016

Old Torpy Trail to Fang Peak

This week’s planned hike is the Old Torpy Trail to Fang Peak with a departure time of 6:00 am sharp from the City Hall parking lot.  Please be sure to arrive 15 minutes early to allow time for signing in, trip briefing, and sorting out of rides.

Please be sure to bring rain jackets, rain pants, and good boots for trekking through a wet, bushy, and muddy trail until we reach the alpine.  It is also highly recommended that you have some dry warm clothes for the lunch break and ride home.  We are starting to see snow in the mountains and with the unsettled wet weather we have been having it is important to be well prepared to ensure an enjoyable and safe experience.

Weather will play a large role in our day.  Please be aware it is possible that we may need to modify our plans come Sunday morning.

Should you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact Andrea at 250-563-2276.