Coves and Canyons
Kayla, Jack and Logan share photographs and thoughts on their favourite North Van activities and hang-out spots.
“I find Twin Falls is more of a secret little hang-out. It’s full of nature and it’s kind of unique because a lot of places in the world don’t have a watering hole that you can go to. There are two watering holes in Lynn Canyon—30 Foot and Twin Falls. 30 Foot is more where tourists and families go; Twin Falls is more where teens go. It’s a cliff-jumping location. Not the extreme jumping though—it’s a really easy, non-dangerous jump, and the waterfall is really beautiful.” –Kayla
“You don’t need a team to row, but I don’t think I would have kept rowing if I didn’t know the people that I do, on the team. While I enjoy the sport, it’s definitely my friends that keep me coming back. If the water is nice we might row out to Jug Island or hang a right and go to a place that we call Grey Rock. Or go out to the left and up, and go to a lighthouse that’s about 2 km out. I’ve rowed in the rain, I’ve rowed in hail. Unless the waves are breaking on the beach, or there are white caps in the cove, or there’s lightning, you’ll always go rowing.” – Jack
“I spend a lot of time running in Deep Cove. Quarry Rock is a great trail. There are some good but short trails in Wickenden Park and some great hikes and running trails above Quarry Rock that run alongside Indian River Drive. I like running and hiking because it gives me the chance to mull over everything going on at school. It provides a monotonous activity where I can just zone out and keep my feet moving which is almost hypnotic and very relaxing and a great way to burn off energy.” – Logan