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Cooking Seafood on the West Coast Trail

Cooking Seafood on the West Coast Trail

While the scenery is one of the major draws of the West Coast Trail, one of the landmarks that everyone makes sure to take in is the burger stand called Chez Monique’s. But while the burgers are definitely good, there is something better just up the trail, assuming you’re hiking South to North. At the Nitnat narrows ferry crossing, which is at kilometer 32 of the West Coast Trail, you can find fresh seafood on offering, along with a few side dishes and beer.

by March 28, 2013 0 comments Food, Trails
Hiking British Columbia’s Lifesaving Trail, Part 2

Hiking British Columbia’s Lifesaving Trail, Part 2

Our main reason for starting in the south was that tidal conditions at the beginning of our trip would be more favorable for taking the coastal route around Owen Point, which is only passable at tides below 6.0 feet (or 1.8 meters). The low tide predicted for our second day on the trail was well below that.

by August 30, 2011 0 comments Fireside
Hiking British Columbia’s Lifesaving Trail, Part 1

Hiking British Columbia’s Lifesaving Trail, Part 1

Natural delights encountered along the trail include old-growth spruce, hemlock and cedar trees, a natural sandstone arch, spectacular seas caves, majestic and refreshing waterfalls, gently flowing streams, and beaches with sand fine enough to stroll across barefoot.

by August 23, 2011 0 comments Fireside