Comox-Strathcona C

Top Adventures in Comox-Strathcona C

  • Hike Mount Becher

    Trail access begins at the end of Forbidden Plateau Road, at the site of the old abandoned ski lodge. It is an ugly place to begin a hike to such a beautiful summit, but do not let that deter you. Past the trash of forest parties, around the remna...

  • Backpack to Circlet Lake Campground

    If you are looking for a beautiful, stress-free campground nestled in the mountains far from the city but within a morning's drive and a day's walking distance, suitable for the whole family and offers tons of activities, Circlet Lake is the right...

    13.9 miles 2664 ft gain

  • Hike to Lake Helen Mackenzie

    The trail head starts at the Raven Lodge parking lot on Nordic Drive. Once at the trail head, follow the trail and turn right on the Hellen Mackenzie/ Battleship Lake trail loop. This boardwalk/ dirt trail will take you around beautiful meadows fi...

    5 miles 229.7 ft gain

  • Hike to Cruikshank Canyon Lookout

    Travelling through pristine sub-alpine terrain, and past endless crystal clear lakes, the trail to the lookout is loaded with awesome scenery. The icing on the cake is reaching the Canyon and enjoying lunch at the lookout, complete with Whiskey J...

    12.4 miles 2854.3 ft gain

  • Hike the Centennial Loop Trail in Strathcona Provincial Park

    Strathcona is the oldest provincial park in British Columbia and on their centennial year to celebrate, they built a 2km "every-body" accessible loop trail. It is wheelchair and stroller friendly, with boardwalks and large gravelled trails. If you...

    1.2 miles

  • Hike Across the Spine of Vancouver Island

    Let's go on an adventure, shall we?Vancouver Island is 460km/285mi in length and 100km/62mi in width at its widest point, with a coastline covering 3,400km/2,138mi. On the northern end of the Vancouver Island, rugged beaches give way to thick coa...

    21.7 miles 7217.8 ft gain

  • Hike Mount Albert Edward

    Mount Albert Edward is hard to miss. If you have ever driven up to Mount Washington you will remember the unique profile of this mountain to the west of Raven Lodge. Its long, drawn out scree ridge ends dramatically in a ski jump style peak before...

    19.9 miles 3280.8 ft gain

  • Backpack to Moat Lake

    Starting at the Paradise Meadows Trailhead (3,600'), the trail to Moat Lake takes you through subalpine forest and lush meadows along Strathcona Provincial Park's Forbidden Plateau. The trail is well-marked and easy to follow as it winds past Lake...

    15 miles 1150 ft gain

  • Hike to Century Sam Lake

    The next time you have the opportunity, I recommend you pay Century Sam Lake a visit. This short day hike complete with a spectacular emerald green lake, towering rock cliffs and summer snow caves make this a 'must do' for mid Island adventurers...

    7 miles 1968.5 ft gain

  • Paddle the Courtenay River Estuary

    Mixing of sea and river waters at the Courtenay River Estuary means its an abundant place for wildlife. Coupled with incredible views of the Comox Glacier to the west, it's no wonder this is a popular spot to paddle in the small island town of Cou...

  • Camp at Seaview Game Farm and Paddle the Strait of Georgia

    Seaview Game Farm, located on Vancouver Island between Courtenay and Campbell River is a prime jumping off point to paddle the Strait of Georgia and check out some of the best beaches the coast has to offer.  Located right on the beachfront, Seavi...

  • Hike through Marble Meadows to the Wheaton Hut

    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 a...

    11.8 miles 4593.2 ft gain