The Best Backpacking in Alberni-Clayoquot C

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Top backpacking spots in and near Alberni-Clayoquot C

  • Alberni-Clayoquot C, British Columbia

    Camp at Lower Lake

    2.5 mi / 1640.4 ft gain
    Lower Lake is a gorgeous alpine lake located on the Triple Peak Trail. The route to the lake is very steep and scrambling is involved, but is well worth the effort. When you come to the rise above the final ridge, the stunning Triple Peak and Lower Lake come into view.The hike starts down a very ...
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  • Comox-Strathcona D, British Columbia

    Hike to Cream Lake, BC

    12.4 mi / 1312.3 ft gain
    The hike to Cream Lake starts at the trailhead for the Bedwell Lake trail, which you can find directions to here.From Bedwell Lake the trail to Cream Lake heads Eastward from the campground (past the outhouse), and begins climbing steadily. Shortly you will reach a waterfall with the trail climb...
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  • Comox-Strathcona D, British Columbia

    Hike to Baby Bedwell & Bedwell Lake

    5.0
    7.5 mi / 2132.5 ft gain
    Driving: From Campbell River, take Highway 28 West to the bridge over Upper Campbell Lake/Buttle Lake. Do not cross the bridge, but take the road down the East side of Buttle Lake. Follow Buttle Lake road south to Jim Mitchell Lake road which is on the left just after the Thelwood Creek Bridge. ...
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  • Comox-Strathcona D, British Columbia

    Climb Mt. Septimus via the X-Gully

    16.8 mi / 5905.5 ft gain
    Mt Septimus lies deep within the beautiful and untouched Strathcona Park on Vancouver Island. The route takes you high into the alpine where you will cross glacial fed lakes amongst large peaks and thick forest. To climb Mt Septimus the route you will be taking is the X-Gully route, a steep snow ...
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  • Alberni-Clayoquot A, British Columbia

    Hike to Keeha Beach

    5.0
    3.7 mi
    Far on the west coast of Vancouver Island, accessed only by a harrowing dirt road, is a wild and rugged coast begging to be explored. Bamfield is about a 3 hour drive from Nanaimo, half of which is on the gnarliest (and most active) logging road I've ever been on - and I grew up driving on loggin...
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  • Comox-Strathcona D, British Columbia

    Hike To Mt. Myra's Summit

    Very few people know about this hidden gem which makes it less crowded and all the more special. The views and serenity that this place possess are what will really draw you in.The hike starts at the Westmin Mine parking lot, located 2 hours north of Courtenay. To find the start of the trailhead ...
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  • Comox-Strathcona D, British Columbia

    Summit The Golden Hinde

    5.0
    40.4 mi / 5987.5 ft gain
    As Vancouver Island's highest peak, the Golden Hinde is an obvious draw for coastal climbers. Its gravitational pull, however, requires a commitment, given this crown jewel of the Island Alpine is also one of its most remote, and gains more elevation than from Base Camp to Everest's summit.Winter...
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  • Comox-Strathcona D, British Columbia

    Camp at Arnica Lake

    7.5 mi / 2624.7 ft gain
    The hike starts at the Westmin mine parking lot, located 2 hours north of Courtenay. To find the start of the trail you need to walk 50 metres down a dirt road from the parking area. You will see a sign for Phillips ridge, which marks the start of your journey.The trail starts in a relatively fl...
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  • Comox-Strathcona D, British Columbia

    Hike to Flower Ridge

    20 mi / 5445 ft gain
    With a name like Flower Ridge, who wouldn't want to add this hike to their bucket list?The Flower Ridge trailhead is located approximately 26kms down the Buttle Lake Parkway, towards Westmin Mine, in Strathcona Provincial Park. A classic Island alpine approach, you will be more than warmed up af...
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  • Fanny Bay, British Columbia

    Canoe Great Central Lake and Hike to Della Falls and Love Lake

    80.8 mi / 1148.3 ft gain
    To get the the Della Falls trail head in Strathcona Park, you must cross Great Central Lake. This is a 45 km journey via either canoe, kayak, or speedboat. We chose to canoe, and it took approximately 9 steady hours. We parked our vehicles just on the edge of Central Lake Road across from Great C...
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  • Comox-Strathcona D, British Columbia

    Hike through Marble Meadows to the Wheaton Hut

    11.8 mi / 4593.2 ft gain
    Though the Meadows can be reached by an alternate (very long) route not requiring a boat, the standard access is had by crossing Buttle Lake from the Augerpoint Day Area parking lot on the Buttle Lake Parkway (turn south towards the Westmin mine at the Buttle Lake bridge, just before the provinci...
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