Sovereign Lake, Vernon


Date(s) - Sat, Feb. 3, 2018
Time: 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Event Published: 2015-10-26 15:42:25
Leaders: Ed and Lois Hunter
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Location:
Sovereign Lakes


EVENT DETAILS

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Distanceapprox. 10 to 12 km.
ClimbModerate-Harder
Terrain/TrailModerate-Harder
Off-trail Sections?see the listing for more information
Paceaverage/moderate
Fitness/Experience Requirementsnote the listing details
Est. Duration4 to 5 hrs.
Bring a lunchyes
Meet-Up SpotValleyview Arena (north end)       (Info on the 6 main meet-up locations)
Meet-Up Time8:00
Carpoolingyes
Vehicle Notesgood winter tires necessary
Washroomsyes, at trailhead or nearby
Registration enabledyes        Est. Date (if not yet):
Guests Allowednot this time
Minors Allowednot this time
Dog Friendly Event?not this time    (KHC's Dogs Policy)

Recommended Essentials - Hiking / Snowshoeing - Winter
REQUIRED ESSENTIALS:
  • Working headlamp or flashlight
  • Fire making kit (water-proof matches or lighter, fire starter or candle, waterproof container)
  • Space Blanket and/or large garbage bag
  • Nutrition - Extra food
  • Hydration - Extra water (minimum 1 litre)
  • Insulation - Extra clothing (extra layers of clothing, and, rain, wind protection, and, toque, gloves)
  • First aid kit
  • Signalling device (whistle)
OPTIONAL ITEMS:
  • Snowshoe repair kit and duct tape
  • Spare batteries for headlamp/flashlight
  • Navigation Aids (maps, route description, compass, GPS)
  • Communication aids (cell phone, SPOT device, two way radios)
  • Emergency shelter (bivi sack, ultra-light tarp)
  • Pocket knife or multi-tool
  • Sun protection (glasses, sunscreen, sun protection clothing, lip balm)
  • Signalling device (mirror)

Registration Information

Maximum Group Size:12Available Spaces:1
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IMPORTANT -- PLEASE REVIEW
  • KHC Guidelines and Expectations
  • Members and Guests must meet the fitness and/or experience requirements for the listed event. The Event Leader retains the right to limit registration based on these requirements, if required.
  • Guests Policy - Registration, fees, and waiver
  • KHC Minors policy
  • Smartwaiver link
  • No smoking and no alcohol during KHC outings.
  • All KHC events are group events and participants are expected to stay in touch with the leader at all time.
  • The duration of the event is an estimate so if you have an appointment to make right afterwards, consider skipping this event.
  • Your Event Bookings
  • Please remember to thank your event leader.

Lois Rexin-Hunter

A Leader with the KHC since 2014 and a retiree (Special Education), my love of nature and the outdoors began as a toddler when growing up in a small seaside village on the Sunshine Coast where our ramshackle house was sandwiched between the Pacific Ocean, the surrounding majestic Coast Mountains, and the West Coast Rainforest. I now reside in the tiny hamlet of Lee Creek B.C. (North Shuswap) along with my geologist husband and fellow KHC Leader - Ed Hunter. My love of the outdoors seems perfectly paired with my love of photography and I experience much satisfaction in taking advantage of any opportunity that the KHC offers to combine these two passions! It is a real pleasure to be a member of the KHC and an honor to be one of its Leaders. I look forward to sharing some memorable adventures with you on the Trails.

2 thoughts on “Sovereign Lake, Vernon

  • January 8, 2018 at 8:58 pm
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    Carole and John will be traveling from Chase, we will meet the group at Sovereign Lake parking lot.

  • January 11, 2018 at 11:20 pm
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    Date for this event has been changed to Saturday, Feb. 3rd

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