Originally published at: https://accvi.ca/events/grass-lake-and-monument-mountain-b2-2/
Departing from the Charters River Salmon Interpretive Centre parking lot at 9am (sharp), we hike gradually uphill to Grass Lake where swimming is possible for the hardy (note: not us!). Possibility of continuing to Sheilds Lake at this point, weather and group interest permitting. We then head up Monument Mountain. After descending a long open ridge with spectacular views of the Sooke Hills, the Strait of Juan de Fuca and the Olympic Mountains beyond, we enter the forest and soon rejoin the trail back along Charters River.
Hiking Time: 4-6 hours, time out 5-6.5 hours
Please arrive no later than 8:50am to sign the waiver, etc.
Hiking boots with good ankle support, backpack, snacks and lunch
1-2 litres of water/tea
Poles are STRONGLY recommended due to loose soil and rock on the way down.
Optional: Bathing suit and towel.
8 participants maximum
Sorry, no dogs.
Co-led by Rachel Treloar and Tracy Sobotkiewicz
Contact Rachel at firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up.