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Explore the Shore

Explore The Shore takes your adventurer on a variety of classic North Shore activities.  Not only will we explore the world famous mountain bike trails of The Shore, but we will also experience the Mountain Ropes Course on Grouse Mountain, kayak in Deep Cove, the Forest Quest program in Lynn Canyon with the Ecology Center and the BC AdventureSmart, Hug a Tree and Survive program.    Come Explore with us!!

 

Mountain Ropes Adventure on Grouse Mountain

Four aerial ropes courses with varying degrees of difficulty. Balance, jump, climb, swing and zip your way to the finish!

Both Minimum Age and Height needed to participate.

Minimum Age:  8 years on the day of the course

Minimum Height:  122cm ;  4’0″

https://www.grousemountain.com/mountain-ropes-adventure

https://www.grousemountain.com/mountain-ropes-adventure/faq

Monday: Field time to sort riders into appropriate skill groups and off to the trails

Tuesday:  To the Demo Forest trails to ride, make shelters, learn about knots and the BC AdventureSmart, Hug A Tree and Survive program.

Wednesday:  Mountain Ropes Adventure at Grouse Mountain

Thursday: Kayaking with Deep Cove Kayaking

Friday:  Ride through the Demo Forest to Circuit 8 to participate in the NSMBA guided Trail Day and additional riding on the trails

**On Hold**  Riders will have the opportunity to give back to their trails by spending time involved in trail maintenance through the NSMBA Youth Stewardship Program.  In 2019 our riders gave 500+ hours of time working on the trails.  The NSMBA (North Shore Mountain Biking Association) provides excellent instruction and guidance.

8 -13+ yrs.

If my child is the required age for the camp, later in the year, can they still be registered?

Yes!

As long as your child is the required age within the calendar year, you can register them for the camp.

Program information

Dates

The weeks of

  • July 12, 2021
  • August 9, 2021
Time

9:30am to 3:30pm

Cost

5 days – $585 +GST
* Full refunds will be issued if camps are cancelled due to COVID-19 regulations.*

Requirements
  • 24” wheeled bike or larger
  • Riders must be able to ride independently, confidently and in control along gravel paths with small obstacles and be able to go up and down hills, ride distances and for the whole day
  • Both Minimum Age and Height needed to participate in the Grouse Mountain Ropes Course
    • Minimum Age:  8 years on the day of the course
    • Minimum Height:  122cm ;  4’0″

Escape Adventures is unable to give refunds if your child doesn’t meet these requirements

What to Bring
  • The Obvious: Bike and Helmet
  • The Not So Obvious: Water, lunch (no nuts), spare tube (mandatory), all in a backpack, to be carried by the rider

**On Wednesday**  – No Bike –     Mountain Ropes Adventure

  • Closed-toe shoes are required
  • Comfortable, athletic clothing
  • Elastic or bobby-pins to tie back long hair
  • sunscreen and hat- really important!

**On Thursday** – No Bike – Deep Cove Kayaking

  • Please bring sunscreen, hat
  • Towel as you may get damp while paddling
  • There is No Swimming
Expectations

Your rider will be shredding in all weather, please dress accordingly

Drop Off & Pick Up Schedule

Monday, Tuesday & Friday:

9:30am and 3:30pm  @ Upper Lynn Elementary –  1540 Coleman St, North Vancouver

Wednesday:

9:30am and 3:30pm  @  Grouse Mountain Base, 6400 Nancy Greene Way, North Vancouver; next to Starbucks

Thursday:

9:30am and 3:30pm – Deep Cove Kayaks: 2156 Banbury Rd, North Vancouver