Crossroads Hiking Club

Discovering Nature on the Sunshine Coast

Crossroads Community Church, Sechelt, B.C.



The J.B. Connector plaque in memory of Janice Brown

Hikes by the Crossroads Community Church Hiking Club
on the Sunshine Coast of B.C.


2016 Hikes
Hike #1: November 20, 2016: Cliff Gilker Park, Roberts Creek
Hike #2: November 27 @ Phillips Trail, Roberts Creek
Hike #3: December 4: Trout Lake (‘Easy Street’), Half Moon Bay

2017 Hikes
Hike #4: January 15: Homesite Creek Falls, Half Moon Bay
Hike #5: January 22: Chapman Creek, Davis Bay
Hike #6: January 29: Selma Park, Sechelt
Hike #7: February 19: Crowston Connector, Sechelt
Hike #8: February 26: Hidden Grove, Tuwanek / Sandy Hook
Hike #9: March 5: Soames Hill Park, Gibsons
Hike #10: March 12 @ Triangle Lake (Little Knives), Half Moon Bay
Hike #11: March 19 @ Elphinstone ‘Light’, Roberts Creek
Hike #12: March 26 @ Whispering Firs Park & Ocean Beach Esplanade, Gibsons
Hike #13: April 2 @ Francis Point & Beaver Island, Madeira Park
Hike #14: April 22 @ Skookumchuck Narrows, Egmont
Hike #15: April 30 @ Smugglers Cove, Half Moon Bay
Hike #16: May 27 @ BLT to Chapmans Creek, Sechelt
Hike #17: June 3 @ Klein Lake to Suncoaster Trail, Pender Harbour

Join us on our next Sunshine Coast hike! (no cost; rain or shine)

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Childhood is a wilderness. - Aspen Matis

Every path has a few puddles. - Unknown

Noble discontent is the path to heaven. - Thomas Higginson

A lawn is nature under totalitarian rule. - Michael Pollan

Scenery is fine but human nature is finer. - John Keats

A friend may well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Once on his feet, though, man does not stay where he is. - Frederic Gros

Justice is a law of nature rarely found in human affairs. - Unknown

That most elusive organ that nature has ever yet created. - Stanley Baldwin

Everywhere is within walking distance if you have the time. - Steven Wright

I was born a slave, but nature gave me a soul of a free man. - Toussaint Louverture

I love hiking, paddle boarding and listening to the Veronicas. - Bindi Irwin

You need mountains, long staircases don't make good hikers. - Amit Kalantri

If you're already walking on thin ice, you might as well dance. - Proverb

One of the greatest pains to human nature is the pain of a new idea. - Walter Bagehot

Hiking's not for everyone. Notice the wilderness is mostly empty. - Sonja Yoerg

Time is nature's way of keeping everything from happening at once. - Woody Allen

A black cat crossing your path signifies that the animal is going somewhere. - Groucho Marx

I not only think we tamper with Mother Nature, I think that Mother Nature wants us to. - Willard Gatlin

Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nature magically suits a man to his fortunes, by making them the fruit of his character. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Some folks look at me and see a certain swagger, which in Texas is called 'walking.' - George W. Bush

He must have a truly romantic nature, for he weeps when there is nothing at all to weep about. - Oscar Wilde

Humility before the flower at the timber line is the gate which gives access to the path up the open fell. - Dag Hammarskjold

All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsions, habit, reason, passion and desire. - Aristotle

I'm always astonished by a forest. It makes me realise that the fantasy of nature is much larger than my own fantasy. - Gunter Grass

A convention is a splendid place to study human nature. Man in a crowd is quite a different creature than man acting alone. - William Jennings Bryan

Returning home is the most difficult part of long-distance hiking. You have grown outside the puzzle and your piece no longer fits. - Cindy Ross

If you like the outdoors, Colorado is a big adventure playground for adults: it's great for skiing, cycling, climbing, and hiking. - Tyler Hamilton

The chief ingredients in the composition of those qualities that gain esteem and praise, are good nature, truth, good sense, and good breeding. - Joseph Addison

From lessening negativity to boosting creativity, hiking in fresh air actually boosts brain power and can help certain parts of the brain grow. - Meredith Carey

Why is marijuana against the law? It grows naturally upon our planet. Doesn't the idea of making nature against the law seem to you a bit... unnatural? - Bill Hicks

You have to stay in shape. My grandmother, she started walking five miles a day when she was 60. She's 97 today and we still don't know where she is. - Ellen DeGeners

I enjoy my John Deere tractor quite a lot. It's a tool that I must use to keep Mother Nature at bay. I have all kinds of things encroaching on my property. - Les Claypool

What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but, scattered along life's pathway, the good they do is inconceivable. - Joseph Addison

DNA is nature's own nanoengineered computer and it is well suited for solving cominatorial problems. Combining attributes is, after all, the essence of genetics. - Ray Kurzeil

So many come to the sickroom thinking of themselves as men of science fighting disease and not as healers with a little knowledge helping nature to get a sick man well. - Auckland Geddes

I look at an ant and I see myself: a native South African, endowed by nature with a strength much greater than my size so I might cope with the weight of a racism that crushes my spirit. - Miriam Makeba

If you are a writer, you locate yourself behind a wall of silence and no matter what you are doing, driving a car or walking or doing housework you can still be writing, because you have that space. - Joyce Carol Oates

Millions of Americans are standing up and saying, 'We want our country back!' Republicans, Democrats, Independents, will not go down the path of Greece, we will not go quietly into the night. - Ted Cruz


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27-Jul-2017