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Coliseum with Watermelon (beginner friendly!) · Sunday, May 31st

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Organized by: Fangwen Zhao.

Start: Sunday, May. 31st, 8:00 am
End: Sunday, May. 31st, 5:00 pm
Pre-trip meeting location: Email faff

Description:

Hello hello!

Hiking season is in full swing, so it's about time to warm those legs and shake off winter! And what better for that than Coliseum?

I had wanted to make this a berry picking trip, but seeing as there are no berries yet the plan is to carry a watermelon up with us to enjoy at the top! Teamwork may be involved depending on the size of the watermelon being lugged up.

The hike is transit friendly, and is definitely a full day at 23 km and a fair bit of elevation. The plan is to bus to Lynn Headwater together (unless someone's keen on driving) bright and early at 8AM. It's one of my favorite hikes up in the North Shore and features great views (a view of something OTHER than Vancouver...) a nice swimming spot at the top if anyone fancies a dip. Group picnic at the top if people are keen :)

 

More info on the trail: http://www.trailpeak.com/trail-Coliseum-Mountain-near-Vancouver-BC-1176

 ----edit 05/26-----

So.... there might very likely still be snow at the top. Frolicking in the snow may be involved instead of swimming.

Posted: 2015-05-25 14:16:05
Last modified: 2015-05-28 11:19:29