David Kidd

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Retreads enjoy stunning vistas, steep climbs

Retreads have completed hikes up Stoney Mountain near Genoa Bay, up Mount Finlayson near Victoria, a

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Retreads hikers take a break at the rest stop at the waterfall at Holland Creek before heading across the bridge to a trail viewpoint.

Rain hasn’t stopped the hikers

While we have been absent from the Gazette for a few weeks we have continued an active and fun hiking program.

Retreads hikers take a break at the rest stop at the waterfall at Holland Creek before heading across the bridge to a trail viewpoint.
Members of the Retreads hiking group take a civilized break on their hike to Cottonwood Creek to celebrate a member’s birthday with hot mulled wine and spiced cranberry.

Retreads hike into 2016 with a great turnout and great fun

In the spirit of Retreads and a brand new year, 28 people turned out for the New Years day hike

Members of the Retreads hiking group take a civilized break on their hike to Cottonwood Creek to celebrate a member’s birthday with hot mulled wine and spiced cranberry.
The Retreads hiking group enjoys the view from the top  of Mount Bolduc

Year in review: Busy year saw Retreads hoof it here, there, and everywhere

The Lake Cowichan Retreads had a busy, fun filled year, rewarded with sunshine for most of our hikes.

The Retreads hiking group enjoys the view from the top  of Mount Bolduc
The Retreads cross Robertson Creek using an extension ladder as bridge.

Rushing water, great views greet Retreads on the winter trails

The Robertson hike started with a bit of excitement as we were helped one by one across a creek on a makeshift bridge

The Retreads cross Robertson Creek using an extension ladder as bridge.