By Tim Leadem

Vancouver Island deals one of the most staggering sea coast within the Pacific Northwest. This definitive advisor covers each significant coastal hike at the west coast of Vancouver Island, from the distant seashores of the Juan de Fuca Marine path to the surf-swept shore of Cape Scott. integrated are the preferred West Coast path, which gains 50 miles of the main breathtaking and important mountaineering at the continent, easy-to-navigate trails during the gorgeous old-growth woodland of the Carmanah-Walbran Provincial Park, the rugged, distant Nootka path, Wild Pacific path, with its white sand shores, and so forth.

Complete information on making plans the journey, attending to and from the trailheads, and selecting the main scenic campsites make this an crucial consultant for each Northwest hiker. For this revised version, writer Tim Leadem retraced trails altered by means of fresh windstorms to give hikers with the main up to date details to be had.

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Indd 47 2/11/08 2:23:09 PM September 30), since there is no quota system in place during those dates. m. , Pacific Time, on a moving block-bymonth system. If you wish to hike in June, you may phone the reservation number on April 1. For hiking in July, reservations are taken commencing on May 1. Reservations for hiking in August commence on June 1. Finally, if you plan to start your hike in September, the reservation system starts on July 1. There is a non-refundable fee of $25 per hiker for making reservations, which is payable by credit card (Visa and MasterCard only).

All of the main logging roads are currently open to the public twenty-four hours a day, but loaded logging trucks have the right-of-way. m. m. You should drive with your headlights on at all times. Remember also that logging roads are not well-maintained highways. You should expect to encounter blind corners, potholes and other hazards. No overnight camping is permitted on companyadministered forestland except at designated camping sites. Access to the Pachena Bay trailhead starts about 5 kilometers (3 miles) before Bamfield along a short branch road to the left o¤ the main road.

If you intend to camp at China Beach the night before commencing your hike, carry on to the campground, which is reached by staying to the left past the parking lot for the trailhead. Reservations for camping are now accepted at the China Beach Campground. You will reach the next trailhead, at Sombrio Beach, after you cross the bridge over Loss Creek. indd 30 2/11/08 2:23:06 PM ing lot. This road has not been maintained for some time, and the potholes are getting wide and deep, so you should exercise caution while driving to the trailhead.

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