Category: 2023-2024 trips

Mushroom trip

by Lynne Macdonald 22 October 2023 The mushroom excursion to the Duck Lake /Squirrel Crossing area was a well-attended and much appreciated outing, in perfect weather.  As promised, Izy Loveluck lead an exploration of “mushroomology”, sharing her extensive experience with identification, the related cautions, and some cooking tips. We began by walking along a pre-scouted … Continue reading Mushroom trip

Horne Lake Caves

by Nancy Pezel 23 September 2023 A rainy start to this trip did not deter the 10 adventurous members in their exploration of Riverbend Cave on Vancouver Island.  After gearing up with helmets and headlamps, our guide Kat took us on a 30 minute hike up a forested trail to the cave entrance.  At a … Continue reading Horne Lake Caves

Hollyhock Learning Centre

by Jennifer Martin 7 September 2023 This was the clubs’ second trip to Hollyhock Learning Centre on Cortes Island this year.  While late in the summer we had great weather both sunny and cool.   After some members grabbed breakfast at Nancy’s Bakery in Lund, we boarded the 43 ft Schooner Misty Isles and headed for … Continue reading Hollyhock Learning Centre