Comox-Strathcona D

Top Adventures in Comox-Strathcona D

  • 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

  • Explore Lupin Falls

    The drive to Lupin Falls from Courtenay BC is approximately 1.5 hours. Along the way you will drive past beautiful lakes, forests and mountains. Once at the parking/day use area the trailhead for Lupin Falls is on the opposite side of the road. Ev...

  • Hike to Flower Ridge

    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 a...

    20 miles 5445 ft gain

  • Exploring Myra Falls

    These beautiful falls are just a short and easy 500 metre stroll from the parking lot, making this one of the more family-friendly hikes in the area. Located at the end of the trail are the 75 metre cascading falls and spectacular views of Buttle ...

    0.6 miles

  • Camp at Arnica Lake

    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 o...

    7.5 miles 2624.7 ft gain

  • Summit The Golden Hinde

    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 elevat...

    40.4 miles 5987.5 ft gain

  • 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...

  • 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

  • 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 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