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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

      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

      Mt. Myra via Tennent Lake Trail

      9.33 mi / 4810 ft gain
      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 trailhea...
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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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    • 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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    • Denman Island, British Columbia

      Explore Fillongley Provincial Park

      4.0
      1.6 mi / 60 ft gain
      Fillongley Park is located on Denman Island. To get there take the Denman Island Ferry from Buckley Bay, off Hwy #19A on central Vancouver Island. Take the Buckley Bay exit #101 from Hwy #19A. Once on the island, follow Denman Road to Swan Road. Turn left on Swan Road, then right on Beadnell Road...
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    • Campbell River, British Columbia

      Elk Falls, B.C.

      4.7
      1.9 mi / 292 ft gain
      Once you park, you'll walk along the tracks roughly northeast-ish and then cross over the tacks. The trail marker is shown at the parking lot to the falls, where you can enjoy some wooden carvings. When you head out on the trail, continue straight. You will come to a gravel road used for construc...
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    • Fanny Bay, British Columbia

      Rosewall Creek Falls

      4.3
      3.84 mi / 515 ft gain
      Starting at the Rosewall Creek Provincial Park parking lot you take the trail upstream of the creek passing under the inland island highway bridge. This trail eventually leads out of the provincial park boundary, but don't worry you haven't gone too far. It is about a 7 km roundtrip hike and the...
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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 to Lady Falls

      5.0
      1.2 mi / 131.2 ft gain
      This waterfall is a pretty stellar sight. Located in one part of Strathcona Provincial Park, it plunges about 90 feet from a small slot canyon into a wide deep canyon. From the view point you can feel the mist from the waterfall on your face. For a different perspective, there is a small trail ju...
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    • Fanny Bay, British Columbia

      Great Central Lake Shoe Tree (Removed)

      1.0
      Heel your sole in the heart of Vancouver Island. Does your sole need heeling? If you can muster the feet you may just meet Old Mother Hubbard. To get there take Highway 4 / The Pacific Rim Highway west out of Port Alberni towards Tofino. After the second bridge, take your third right onto Centr...
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    • Port Alberni, British Columbia

      Catch the Salmon Run on Vancouver Island

      There are many places to see the Salmon making their yearly return to spawning sites. This year while living on Vancouver Island I could not pass on the chance to marvel at this amazing sight. I decided to head to Stamp River to catch the run and was not disappointed, in fact it was so amazing I ...
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    • Hornby Island, British Columbia

      Mountain Biking Hornby Island

      5.0
      Hornby Island riding is almost too good to be true. The island itself is charming and laid-back – for its beaches and warm water swimming, it has been described as the Hawaii of the North.Furthermore, the centrally located Mt. Geoffrey is jam-packed with extremely fast, smooth, well graded trails...
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    • Denman Island, British Columbia

      Hike through Boyle Point Provincial Park

      5.0
      2.2 mi / 115 ft gain
      Boyle Point Provincial Park is located on Denman Island British Columbia Canada. To get there you take the Denman Island Ferry from Buckley Bay off Hwy #19A on central Vancouver Island. Take the Buckley Bay exit #101 from Hwy #19A. Once on the island, follow Denman Road to the Hornby Island Ferry...
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    • Comox-Strathcona D, British Columbia

      King's Peak Trail

      5.0
      9.23 mi / 5512 ft gain
      Our trip, as pictured, was completed as a single-day trail run / hustle. The climb is typically done, however, as a weekend trip with a camp either in the lower meadow, along the ridge leading to the Queen's Face or in the upper cirque. As for climbs in the Island Alpine, for detailed route desc...
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