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Got Mud? Hiking the Big Cedar Trail to Kennedy Falls, North Vancouver
Mount Fromme, a mecca for local mountain bikers is considered by many to be the crown jewel of the North Shore, but don’t be fooled by the men and women riding the trails. Day hikers are also welcome in the area and the Big Cedar trail to Kennedy Falls is a must see. Who can resist a 600+ year old red cedar, cascading waterfalls, boulders, deadfall and creek crossings? I know I can’t!
The hike to Kennedy Falls is approximately 10km long, and in terms of mountain trails it is relatively flat. As an added bonus, due to the low elevation of the trail, it generally remains snow free for the majority of the year, ideal for spring adventures. Of course, with spring rain, comes MUD. Be prepared to get dirty. The route is quite rugged and visitors need to be willing
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I marvelled at the strength and stamina those early loggers must have had. This would not be easy terrain to log, especially without modern equipment and clothing. I muttered a silent thank you for Gortex and fleece. Continuing along the trail, lost in thought, I rounded the bend and came to a complete standstill. I had arrived at Big Cedar. To say it took my breath away would be an understatement. You must see this marvel of nature to believe it. Rumoured to be over 600 years old this majestic giant towers over the second growth forest. It seemed fitting to stop and savour the moment.
Tearing myself away from Big Cedar, I continued up the trail towards Kennedy Falls. The light in the forest was constantly changing, highlighting the green mosses and ferns. At that moment, I heard the sound of rushing water and knew the falls were close. As I neared the waterfall, I could feel the temperature drop and mist on my face. Spectacular! Now does anyone have a clean pair of socks I could
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