Hiking – Thompson-B&B Trail Loop – 22 May 2019

Activity Hiking
Destination Thompson-B&B Trail Loop
Date 22 May 2019, Wednesday
Trip Coordinator Janis McLean
Contact Info phone 3614
Description We hike up Thompson Trail, climb to the first viewpoint for views north and east, then descend the mossy bluffs of the open ridge in a northward direction. After the ridge peters out, we follow a deer route through the forest to the B&B Trail. After hiking this for a short distance, we take a side trip to Eileen’s Bluffs, with splendid views east and south from angles not normally see on the island. Backtracking to the B&B Trail, we carry on to Thompson Trail and east on Thompson to the trailhead.
Meeting Place Thompson trailhead on Thompson Road. Carpool if you are able.
Departure Time 9:30 am
Difficulty Easy to moderate (on steep and potentially slippery bluffs)
Costs none
Trip limits 10
Dogs? Okay if under owner’s control
Notes: Sturdy hiking shoes/boots required. Hiking poles may be helpful. Bring a lunch or snack. Estimated time 2½ to 3 hours. Please read the Outdoor Club Hiking Guidelines before the trip. If you leave a phone message, also leave your phone number in case trip plans change. Hikers who show up without pre-registering may not be allowed on the trip due to group size maximum.

1 thought on “Hiking – Thompson-B&B Trail Loop – 22 May 2019

  1. Pingback: Trip Report – Thompson/B&B Trail loop – 22 May 2019 | Quadra Island Outdoor Club

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