On this trip to Galiano Island you will have the opportunity to see a variety of habitats for birds and wildflowers, scenic views from the Bluffs Park and glimpses of life on the island. This is a moderate hike (about 18km) climbing from sea level to 100m, back to near sea level and then again to the high point of Mount Galiano at 300m. Difficulty rating C7 (see the main Field Trips page for difficulty ratings).
Bring lunch and water and dress for a day out in the open. Sturdy footwear with good tread is essential. Hiking poles will be helpful.
We will walk on to the 8:35 am Gulf Islands Ferry from Tsawwassen. We'll catch the return ferry from Sturdies Bay at 5:40 pm, arriving back at Tsawwassen at 6:35 pm. Foot passengers must purchase tickets at least 10 minutes before sailing time. Bring lunch, drinks and suitable clothing for a day in the open.
Contact Kelly by e-mail to register for the trip and to arrange carpools. Cell phone 778-979-0558 for last minute updates.