Category Archives: West Coast Trail 2011

Day to Day blog of West Coast Trail Hike 2011

Day 8 – Our final day – Michigan Creek to North Trail Head Pachena Bay

Well this is our last day on the beach.   It has been a hike that met all our expectations As usual we are early risers, so we had logan bread and bannock for breakfast, with peanut butter, nutella, jam or … Continue reading

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WCT Day 7 – Tsocowis Creek to Michigan Creek

Well this will be an easy day.   About 4.5 kms, packs are lighter as most of our food is gone, the trail is pretty much all on the beach (to Orange Juice Creek at least), and the weather is perfect. … Continue reading

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WCT Day 6 – Tsusiat Falls to Tsocowis Creek

Well today we get to have a short hike – about 8 kms, as we walked a bit further a couple of days earlier, and if we walk all the way to Michigan Creek today, we will be finished our … Continue reading

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WCT Day 5 – Cribs Creek to Tsusiat Falls

Well today is a real big day.  We have a suspension bridge, crab and salmon for lunch, a boat ride, a cable car, a really nice campsite complete with falls and a marriage proposal.  That’s a lot to pack into … Continue reading

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WCT Day 4 – Cullite Cove to Carmanah Creek – actually Cribs Creek

Day 4 we were up early again and had breakfast (oatmeal and logan bread) coffee, tea and hot chocolate.  Packed up quickly and headed out on the trail back to the main trail.   Our goal today is Carmanah Creek, and … Continue reading

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WCT Day 3 – Thrasher Cove to Cullite Creek

From Thrasher there are really two options to continue.   One is to go back up the ladders and switchbacks to get back on the main trail, and the other is to head along the beach – which is totally dependent … Continue reading

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WCT Day 2 – SouthTrailhead (Gordon River) to Thrasher Cove

All the advice given is to spend the day walking the 5 kms to Thrasher Cove.  This is one of the most rugged pieces of trail and unless you are very fit, you likely won’t be able to make it … Continue reading

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