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<div class="ExternalClassD4E4466DD9AD4C08A71854AB75B2764C"><p><span style="color:#ffa500;"><strong>​LYNN HEADWATERS REGIONAL PARK BACKCOUNTRY CLOSURE IN EFFECT</strong></span><br></p><p>Unpredictable and rapidly changing hazardous mountain weather conditions may include:<br></p><ul><li>Snow and slippery conditions in steep terrain<br></li><li>Heavy rainfall<br></li><li>Rock and ice fall<br></li><li>Lack of visibility caused by fog and/or snow<br></li><li>No trail markers<br></li></ul></div>

 

 

Lynn Headwaters Regional ParkLynn Headwaters Regional Parkhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/LYN_snow_backcountry_web.jpg

 

 

BC Mills House at Lynn Headwaters Regional Parkhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/_t/LynnHeadwaters-photo3_jpg.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=3289&RootFolder=/services/parks/ParksPhotosBC Mills House at Lynn Headwaters Regional ParkHistoric BC Mills House, in Lynn Headwaters Regional Park
Douglas squirrel at Lynn Headwaters Regional Parkhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/_t/LynnHeadwaters-photo5_jpg.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=3844&RootFolder=/services/parks/ParksPhotosDouglas squirrel at Lynn Headwaters Regional ParkA curious Douglas squirrel clambers out on a lichen covered branch to see what's going on in its neighbourhood.
Forest sentinel at Lynn Headwaters Regional Parkhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/_t/LynnHeadwaters-photo6_jpg.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=3843&RootFolder=/services/parks/ParksPhotosForest sentinel at Lynn Headwaters Regional ParkA massive stump is all that remains of one of the giant trees that grew in the old growth forests of what is now Lynn Headwaters Regional Park.
Lynn Creek in summerhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/_t/LynnHeadwaters-photo7_jpg.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=3845&RootFolder=/services/parks/ParksPhotosLynn Creek in summerThe creek, forest, mountains and sky combine in mesmerizing shades of blue and green on a summer's day at Lynn Headwaters Regional Park.
Norvan Falls at Lynn Headwaters Regional Parkhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/_t/LynnHeadwaters-photo8_jpg.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=3846&RootFolder=/services/parks/ParksPhotosNorvan Falls at Lynn Headwaters Regional ParkA five hour return trip for fit hikers, Norvan Falls is a scenic destination.
Subalpine backcountry at Lynn Headwatershttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/_t/LynnHeadwaters-photo9_jpg.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=3847&RootFolder=/services/parks/ParksPhotosSubalpine backcountry at Lynn HeadwatersThe subalpine backcountry at Lynn Headwaters is spectacular, but you need to be prepared when you hike here. This is wilderness -- with all its inherent risks.
LYN_snow_backcountryhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/_t/LYN_snow_backcountry_web_jpg.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=4285&RootFolder=/services/parks/ParksPhotosLYN_snow_backcountry

 

 

 

 

Lynn Headwaters Regional ParkLynn Headwaters Regional Park-123.02465925849.3547356023http://maps.google.ca/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=49.35473560230,,+-123.02465925800&sll=49.199962,,-122.579082&sspn=0.021144,,0.055661&ie=UTF8&z=16, http://maps.google.ca/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=49.35473560230,+-123.02465925800&sll=49.199962,-122.579082&sspn=0.021144,0.055661&ie=UTF8&z=16http://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPublications/LynnHeadwatersParkMap.pdfhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/PublishingImages/Logos/LynnHeadwatersRP.png, Lynn Headwatershttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPublications/LYN_RP_Trail_Brochure.pdf, Brochure

 

 

 

 

 

 

Trail conditions<div class="ExternalClass023759F78BB54EBDA43E68D49C10B692"><p>25 Jan 2021<br>Sunset is at 5 pm<br><span>Be sure to leave enough time to finish your walk/hike before dark, and remember, in the forest, it gets dark earlier than sunset.</span><br>Lynn Peak and other higher elevation trails in the Grouse area have snow and ice. Park visitors accessing higher elevation areas should be trained and equipped for winter conditions and navigation.</p></div>True
High avalanche danger: Munday Snowshow area<div class="ExternalClass542B300BD234450BB68FDE0B8D12F9D5"><p>A danger rating of HIGH has been issued by Avalanche Canada for the South Coast mountains in alpine and treeline areas. This applies to the portions of Lynn Headwaters Regional Park operated under agreement for snowshoeing, including: Dam Mountain and Thunderbird Ridge.<br>For more details and the latest conditions, go to the Avalanche Canada <a href="https://www.avalanche.ca/forecasts/south-coast" target="_blank">website.</a><br></p></div>True
Temporary road closures<div class="ExternalClass924BD988EECE4D13AC4B967EDC72FC63"><p>​Due to work being done along the entrance road into the park, there may be short closures of up to 15 minutes while crews conduct essential work along the road. Apologies for the inconvenience.<br></p></div>True
Backcountry routes CLOSED<div class="ExternalClassFD8F2C5F91FF493CBD0F4D0ABB7AAAF5"><p>Effective Monday, Oct. 26, the backcountry at Lynn Headwaters Regional Park is CLOSED. This applies to routes beyond Norvan Falls (Hanes Valley, Coliseum Mountain and Lynn Lake) as well as routes in the Grouse subalpine north of Dam Mountain and Thunderbird Ridge (e.g. Crown Mountain, Goat Mountain,Little Goat & Goat Ridge).<br></p></div>True
Hiker registration<div class="ExternalClass30BC805AA60948C1A02EDCDF26BB5DAF"><p>​It's important to let someone know where you're going hiking and let them know: your destination, your route and your return time.<br>How you do it is up to you (phone call, email, text, DM or use the Adventure Smart trip planning app at <a href="https://plan.adventuresmart.ca/">plan.adventuresmart.ca</a> )<br></p></div>True
Drinking fountain shut down<div class="ExternalClass8040E8CC6332419D951542CAC688F7FD"><div>The drinking fountain and tap in the picnic area has been shut down for COVID19 safety.     </div></div>True

 

 

 

 

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