Tag: mission

  • Hayward Lake Paddle

    Hayward Lake Paddle

    Hayward Lake in Mission is not quite as busy as Buntzen Lake, but it’s similar in several regards. They are both managed by BC Hydro as reservoirs, both prohibit motorized boats, and both have a wealth of facilities and walking trails for people who don’t want to paddle. They are both medium sized lakes, with…

  • Rolley Lake Hike

    Rolley Lake Hike

    Quick Facts: AllTrails link: Rolley Lake Trail Difficulty: easy on the Lakeside Trail (but not stroller friendly), and moderately difficult on to Rolley Falls Trail Traffic: light Facilities: pit toilet at parking lot, picnic tables View: nice lake surrounded by lush forest. Small waterfalls mostly hidden from view. Overall score: 7/10 April 2021 Lakeside Trail…

  • Rolley Lake Paddle

    Rolley Lake Paddle

    Quick Facts Parking: 49°14’30.4″N 122°23’20.3″W Launch: 49°14’33.4″N 122°23’23.3″W Launching type: sandy beach Difficulty – very easy Boat traffic – no motor boats allowed View – conifer-covered lakeshores Facilities – pit toilets, no running water. Picnic tables, sandy beach. Overall score – 7/10 Paddle Report: September 2020 For the Labor Day long weekend, we stayed close and…

  • Stave Lake Paddle

    Stave Lake Paddle

    Stave Lake is a large and fairly rugged lake north of Mission, only accessible by a winding gravel road with fair number of potholes. Due to its ruggedness, it’s much less frequented than the nearby Aloette Lake and Pitt Lake, making it a good option on a busy summer weekend. There is a boat launch…