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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All men by nature desire to know. - Aristotle

There is no forgiveness in nature. - Ugo Betti

Nature can do more than physicians. - Oliver Cromwell

By nature, men love newfangledness. - Geoffrey Chaucer

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

I'm walking here! I'm walking here! - Midnight Cowboy

We don't see many fat men walking on stilts. - Bud Miller

Jesus was a hiker. The wilderness was His retreat. - Toni Sorenson

Where is human nature so weak as in the bookstore? - Henry Ward Beecher

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

Death is nature's way of telling you to slow down. - Unknown

Nature is what you may do. There is much you may not do. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

You can tell the nature of the man by the words he chooses. - Edwin L Cole

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

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

Corruption is nature's way of restoring our faith in democracy. - Sir Peter Ustinov

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

Static: Nature's way of protecting us from certain radio programs - Daffynitions joe-ks.com

The deepest principle in human nature is the craving to be appreciated. - William James

My wish is to stay always like this, living quietly in a corner of nature. - Claude Monet

The least movement is of importance to all nature. The entire ocean is affected by a pebble. - Blaise Pascal

Self-preservation is the first law of nature, but self-sacrifice is the highest rule of grace. - Unknown

Sayin' grace - it's just thankin' Mother Nature, whose 1st name just happens to be Grace. - Archie Bunker

The path to cheerfulness is to sit cheerfully and to act and speak as if cheerfulness were already there. - William James

The machine does not isolate man from the great problems of nature, but plunges him more deeply into them. - Antoine de Saint-Exupery

When walking, you see things that you miss in a motor car or on the train. You give your mind space to ponder. - Tom Hodgkinson

It's one thing to feel that you are on the right path, but it's another to think that yours is the only path. - Paulo Coelho

If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress. - Barack Obama

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

It is not in the nature of politics that the best men should be elected. The best men do not want to govern their fellowmen. - George MacDonald

Making the decision to have a child is momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body. - Elizabeth Stone

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

Pilots take no special joy in walking: pilots like flying. Pilots generally take pride in a good landing, not in getting out of the vehicle. - Neil Armstrong

Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out that going to the mountains is going home; that wildness is a necessity. - John Muir

The more intensely we feel about an idea or a goal, the more assuredly the idea, buried deep in our subconscious, will direct us along the path to its fulfillment. - Earl Nightingale

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

There is some kind of a sweet innocence in being human - in not having to be just happy or just sad - in the nature of being able to be both broken and whole, at the same time. - C. JoyBell

This is the whole point of technology. It creates an appetite for immortality on the one hand. It threatens universal extinction on the other. Technology is lust removed from nature. - Don DeLillo

Our observation of nature must be diligent, our reflection profound, and our experiments exact. We rarely see these three means combined; and for this reason, creative geniuses are not common. - Denis Diderot

You're not a product of your nature. That is your genetic makeup or your nurture, the things that have happened to you. Of course those things affect you powerfully, but they do no determine you. - Stephen Covey


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03-Jul-2022