Tuesday May 13, 2014

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Newly updated guides are now available!

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

Friday September 22, 2017

UPDATE ON THE SUGARBOWL MEADOWS/VIKING RIDGE CROSSOVER, SUNDAY, SEPT. 24TH

Sugarbowl-Grizzly Den Provincial Park has seen its first snowfall this week at higher elevations, some of which might linger or more might fall by Sunday. A little snow on wet vegetation on steep slopes can create the most slippery conditions that we encounter all year in the mountains, but it also brings some of the prettiest mountain scenery of the year. Please dress for early winter conditions on this hike and wear substantial footwear that has both good ankle support and good treads. Low-cut, lightweight hiking shoes are not likely to be suitable for this hike. Trekking/ski poles, gaiters, rain pants and bear spray are all likely to be necessary for this hike. The hike is rated Strenuous to Very Strenuous (D5dx) with over 1,400 vertical metres and some off-trail bushwhacking. The meeting time is 6:50 a.m. in the parking lot behind Prince George City Hall, 10 minutes before the scheduled departure time of 7 a.m. The carpool fee is $7. If you have any questions or would like more information, please call Mike at 250-962-2453.

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Thursday September 21, 2017

The 2017 AGM will be held on Friday, October 20 at Artspace.  222 – 1685 3rd Ave (Upstairs)

Caledonia ramblers Hiking Club Society – election of officers – AGM October 20, 2017

https://gallery.mailchimp.com/7edb66aab12e4640d9cf900e9/files/c823de46-7c8a-4354-a00d-5702586ea51f/crhcs_officer_s_roles.pdf

 

 

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Thursday September 21, 2017

**IMPORTANT!**Hikers are expected to carry their own supply of first-aid items  in their pack.It is recommended each hiker should carry band-aids, pain tablets such as Tylenol or Advil, a tensor bandage (4-inch), one 4-inch gauze pad, moleskin, duct tape, a tiny emergency blanket, a short piece of strong cord, extra personal medication, and an Epipen if they think they may need anaphylaxsis treatment.*

Wednesday September 20, 2017

SATURDAY FAMILY HIKE, McMILLAN CREEK, SEPT. 30TH

The Caledonia Ramblers will host an Easy (A1a) Family Hike in McMillan Creek Regional Park, in north Prince George, on Saturday, Sept. 30th. The hike should take only one hour to complete and will cover a total distance of less than five km. Hikers should bring suitable light hiking shoes or boots, a light backpack, sufficient water, food, insect repellent and/or a head net and hat, extra clothing, sunscreen and rain gear. Participants can also bring hiking poles and bear spray if they’d like. Please meet 10 minutes before the scheduled departure time of 11 a.m. in the parking lot behind Prince George City Hall. The carpool fee is $2.

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

 

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Wednesday September 13, 2017

2017 AGM

The Ramblers AGM will be held Friday October 20 at Artspace  starting at 7pm.

Artspace is located at 1685 3rd Ave (Upstairs)

Sunday September 03, 2017

Check out the awesome article about our recent weeklong trip to Mt. Edziza Provincial Park.  It’ll make you want to go there.

 

http://www.princegeorgecitizen.com/news/local-news/mount-edziza-a-worthwhile-challenge-1.22369450

 

Group shot of all the participants of the recent club week-long trip.