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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Feeling low? Go on mountains. - Prajakta Mhadnak

Adversity is the first path to truth. - Lord Byron

A father is a banker provided by nature. - French Proverb

I believe in God, only I spell it Nature. - Frank Lloyd Wright

To the artist there is never anything ugly in nature. - August Rodin

Hiking and happiness go hand in hand (or foot in boot). - Diane Spicer

It is a human nature to think wisely and act foolishly. - Anatole France

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

Nature does not loathe virtue: it is unaware of its existence. - Francois Malet-Joris

Education: the path from cocky ignorance to miserable uncertainty. - Mark Twain

Spring is nature's way of saying, "Let's party!" - Robin Williams

Learning to live in the present moment is part of the path of joy. - Sarah Ban Breathnach

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

He that breaks a thing to find out what it is has left the path of wisdom. - JRR Tolkien

Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light. - Helen Keller

Nature gave us one tongue and two ears so we could hear twice as much as we speak. - Unknown

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

And I was afraid because I knew I had outgrown my past before I could see a path to my future. - Han Nolan

Once you start down the dark path, forever will it dominate your destiny, consume you it will. - George Lucas

The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient, whilst Mother Nature takes care of the cure. - Voltaire

Such is the irresistible nature of truth that all it asks, and all it wants, is the liberty of appearing. - Thomas Paine

Dorothy was so happy to wake up in Kansas. Not I! I'd have looked for another cyclone and stood in its path! - Vivian Vance

Children raced outside. She surveyed their trail - traces of sticky fingerprints across everything, like wee poems. - Dr. SunWolf

Menopause: because nature decided that pregnancy, labor, delivery, breastfeeding, and stretch marks wasn't enough. - Unknown

At twilight, nature is not without loveliness, though perhaps its chief use is to illustrate quotations from the poets. - Oscar Wilde

To be perfectly just is an attribute of the divine nature; to be so to the utmost of our abilities, is the glory of man. - Joseph Addison

Each patient ought to feel somewhat the better after the physician's visit, irrespective of the nature of the illness. - Warfield Theobald Longcope

I am like a pelican of the wilderness: I am like an owl of the desert. I watch, and am as a sparrow alone upon the house-top. - Bible

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

Nature will bear the closest inspection. She invites us to lay our eye level with her smallest leaf, and take an insect view of its plain. - Henry David Thoreau

Mathematics is not a careful march down a well-cleared highway, but a journey into a strange wilderness where the explorers often get lost. - W.S. Anglin

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

The difficulties you meet will resolve themselves as you advance. Proceed, and light will dawn and shine with increasing clearness on your path. - Jim Rohn

Think while walking, walk while thinking, and let writing be but the light pause, as the body on a walk rests in contemplation of wide open spaces. - Frederic Gros

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

Meditation brings wisdom; lack of mediation leaves ignorance. Know well what leads you forward and what hold you back, and choose the path that leads to wisdom. - Buddha

For writers, handing a manuscript off to an editor is like walking into a parole hearing. You’ve done the time but wonder if it’s going to satisfy the judge. - Shandy L. Kurth

Sleep is perverse as human nature,
Sleep is perverse as a legislature,
Sleep is as forward as hives or goiters,
And where it is least desired, it loiters. - Ogden Nash

Trust your own instincts, go inside, follow your heart. Right from the start. go ahead and stand up for what you believe in. As I've learned, that's the path to happiness. - Lesley Ann Warren

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


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17-Jul-2018