The Journey

2020 Hope in the Darkness Walk

The Hope in the Darkness Walk for Youth Mental Health 2020 will begin on July 15, 2020 and will travel west toward Vancouver for a 90 day journey through Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia.

The schedule and route is here:

Hope in the Darkness 2020 Walk Route

WEEK 1
DAY 1: Wednesday July 15, 2020 -Canadian Human Rights Musem to Headlingley (HWY 1)
DAY 2: Thursday July 16, 2020 – Headingley (hwy 1) to Elie (Hwy 1)
DAY 3: Friday July 17, 2020 – Elie (Hwy 1) to High Bluff/Portage la Prairie (Hwy 1)
DAY 4: Saturday July 18, 2020 – High Bluff/Portage la Prairie (Hwy 1) to Portage la Prairie (Yellow Quill Farms) (Hwy 1)

WEEK 2
DAY 6: Monday July 20, 2020 – Portage La Prairie (Hwy 1) to Austin (Hwy 1)
DAY 7: Tuesday July 21, 2020 – Austin (Hwy 1) to Carberry (Hwy 1)
DAY 8: Wednesday July 22, 2020 – Carberry (Hwy 1) to Douglas (Hwy 1)
DAY 9: Thursday July 23, 2020 – Douglas (Hwy 1) to Forrest (Hwy 1)
DAY 10: Friday July 24, 2020 – Forrest (Hwy 1) to Griswold (Hwy 1)
DAY 11: Saturday July 25, 2020 – Griswold (Hwy 1) to Virden (Hwy 1)

WEEK 3
DAY 13: Monday July 27, 2020 – Virden (Hwy 1) to Elkhorn (Hwy 1)
DAY 14: Tuesday July 28, 2020 – Elkhorn (Hwy 1) to Fleming/Moosomin, SK (Hwy 1)
DAY 15: Wednesday July 29, 2020 – Fleming/Moosomin, SK (Hwy 1) to Wapella (Hwy 1)
DAY 16: Thursday July 30, 2020 – Wapella (Hwy 1) to Percival (Hwy 1)
DAY 17: Friday July 31, 2020 – Percival (Hwy 1) to Oakshela (Hwy 1)
DAY 18: Saturday August 1, 2020 – Oakshela (Hwy 1) to Falcon (Hwy 1)

WEEK 4
DAY 20: Monday August 3, 2020 – Falcon (Hwy 1) to Sintaluta (Hwy 1)
DAY 21: Tuesday August 4, 2020 – Sintaluta (Hwy 1) to Qu’appelle (Hwy 1)
DAY 22: Wednesday August 5, 2020 – Qu’appelle (Hwy 1) to Balgonie (Hwy 1)
DAY 23: Thursday August 6, 2020 – Balgonie (Hwy 1) to Regina (Hwy 1)
DAY 24: Friday August 7, 2020 – Regina (Hwy 1) to Pense (Hwy 1)
DAY 25: Saturday August 8, 2020 – Pense (Hwy 1) to Moose Jaw (Hwy 1)

WEEK 5
DAY 27: Monday August 10, 2020 – Moose Jaw (Hwy 1) to Moose Jaw (Hwy 1)
DAY 28: Tuesday August 11, 2020 – Moose Jaw (Hwy 1 west) to Mortlach (Hwy 1)
DAY 29: Wednesday August 12, 2020 – Mortlach (Hwy 1) to Valjean (Hwy 1)
DAY 30: Thursday August 13, 2020 – Valjean (Hwy 1) to Morse (Hwy 1)
DAY 31: Friday August 14, 2020 – Morse (Hwy 1) to Rush Lake (Hwy 1)
DAY 32: Saturday August 15, 2020 – Rush Lake (Hwy 1) to Swift Current (Hwy 1)

WEEK 6
DAY 34: Monday August 17, 2020 – Swift Current (Hwy 1) to Webb (Hwy 1)
DAY 35: Tuesday August 18, 2020 – Webb (Hwy 1) to Gull Lake (Hwy 1)
DAY 36: Wednesday August 19, 2020 – Gull Lake (Hwy 1) to Tompkins (Hwy 1)
DAY 37: Thursday August 20, 2020 – Tompkins (Hwy 1) to Piapot (Hwy 1)
DAY 38: Friday August 21, 2020 – Piapot (Hwy 1) to Maple Creek (Hwy 1)
DAY 39: Saturday August 22, 2020 – Maple Creek (Hwy 1) to Maple Creek (Hwy 1)

WEEK 7
DAY 41: Monday August 24, 2020 – Maple Creek (Hwy 1) to Irvine, AB (Hwy 1)
DAY 42: Tuesday August 25, 2020 – Irvine (Hwy 1) to Dunmore
DAY 43: Wednesday August 26, 2020 – Dunmore (hwy 120) to Seven Persons
DAY 44: Thursday August 27, 2020 – Seven Persons to ) to Bow Island
DAY 45: Friday August 28, 2020 – Bow Island to Purple Springs
DAY 46: Saturday August 29, 2020 – Purple Springs to Taber

WEEK 8
DAY 48: Monday August 31, 2020 – Taber to Barnwell
DAY 49: Tuesday September 1, 2020 – Barnwell to Coaldale
DAY 50: Wednesday September 2, 2020 – Coaldell to Kipp, AB
DAY 51: Thursday September 3, 2020 – Kipp to Fort Macleod
DAY 52: Friday September 4, 2020 – Fort Macleod to Brocket
DAY 53: Saturday September 5, 2020 – Brocket to Lundbreck

WEEK 9
DAY 55: Monday September 7, 2020 – Lundbreck to Coleman
DAY 56: Tuesday September 8, 2020 – Coleman to Sparwood BC
DAY 57: Wednesday September 9, 2020 – Sparwood BC to Fernie
DAY 58: Thursday September 10, 2020 – Fernie to Elko
DAY 59: Friday September 11, 2020 – Elko to Wardner
DAY 60: Saturday September 12, 2020 – Wardner to Cranbrook

WEEK 10
DAY 62: Monday September 14, 2020 – Cranbrook to Moyie Lake
DAY 63: Tuesday September 15, 2020 – Moyie Lake to Ryan
DAY 64: Wednesday September 16, 2020 – Ryan to Kitchener
DAY 65: Thursday September 17, 2020 – Kitchener (HWY 3) to Creston
DAY 66: Friday September 18, 2020 – Creston (Balancing Rock Trail) to Creston (Char Creek)
DAY 67: Saturday September 19, 2020 – Creston to Salmo

WEEK 11
DAY 68: Sun September 20, 2020- Salmo (Stageleap Park) to Central Kootenay J (Mel de Anna Hiking)
DAY 69: Mon, September 21- Central Kootenay J to Robson
Day 70: Tuesday September 22, 2020 – Robson to Rossland
DAY 71: Wednesday September 23, 2020 – Rossland to Grand Forks
DAY 72: Thursday September 24, 2020 – Grand Forks to Grand Forks
DAY 73: Friday September 25, 2020 – Grand Forks to Greenwood
DAY 74: Saturday September 26, 2020 – Greenwood to Rock Creek

WEEK 12
DAY 75: Sunday September 27, 2020- Rock Creek to Osoyoos
DAY 76: Monday September 28, 2020 – Osoyoos to Osoyoos
DAY 77: Tuesday September 29, 2020 – Osoyoos to Cawston
DAY 78: Wednesday September 30, 2020 – Cawston to Keremeos
DAY 79: Thursday October 1, 2020 – Keremeos to Princeton
DAY 80: Friday October 2, 2020 – Princeton to Princeton
DAY 81: Saturday October 3, 2020 – Princeton to Eastgate

WEEK 13
DAY 82: Sunday October 4, 2020- Eastgate to Manning Park
DAY 83: Monday October 5, 2020 – Manning Park to Sunshine Valley
DAY 84: Tuesday October 6, 2020 – Sunshine Valley to Hope
DAY 85: Wednesday October 7, 2020 – Hope to Bridal Falls
DAY 86: Thursday October 8, 2020 – Bridal Falls to Chilliwack
DAY 87: Friday October 9, 2020 – Chilliwack to Abbotsford
DAY 88: Saturday October 10, 2020 – Abbotsford to Langley City

WEEK 14
DAY 89: Sunday October 11, 2020 – Langley City to New Westminster
DAY 90: Monday October 12, 2020 – New Westminster to Vancouver (24km)

In 2018, Founder Kevin Redsky walked from St. John’s, Newfoundland to Winnipeg, Manitoba completing the east coast walk to Winnipeg. In April, he will continue the journey from Winnipeg to the west coast over 90 days.

2018 Hope in the Darkness Walk

Hope in the Darkness 2018 began in Cape Spear, St.John’s, Newfoundland the easternmost point of Canada on April 1. The eastern route travelled through Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Quebec, Ontario and Manitoba. The western route of the walk began at the westernmost point of Canada Masset, Haida Gwaii, British Columbia on May 15, 2018. The western route travelled through British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. The western route and the eastern teams merged in Winnipeg for a final ceremony and celebration on Friday, August 3, 2018.

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The 2018 Hope in the Darkness Route

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AB/SASK HITD Route

MB HITD Route

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