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Forum: British Columbia - Vancouver Island Hiking   07-25-2020, 05:07 AM
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Posted By Westcoastwill
Me and my gang of Cousins hiked Tatchu from...

Me and my gang of Cousins hiked Tatchu from Rugged Point to Yellow Bluff 2 years ago.


We found that bear trail that goes around the infamous surge (very had to cross comming form the North) and...
Forum: British Columbia - Vancouver Island Hiking   04-19-2020, 03:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,078
Posted By Westcoastwill
I would be very much surprised if the washout is...

I would be very much surprised if the washout is repaired. Also Keep in mind that the dock at Port Eliza is damaged and landing is perhaps difficult if not impossible.


Maybe the folks at the...
Forum: British Columbia - Vancouver Island Hiking   04-19-2020, 03:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,817
Posted By Westcoastwill
I think also, the best way to start the hike is...

I think also, the best way to start the hike is getting dropped off by Water Taxi at Yellow Bluff Bay.


Shorbird Expeditions is the best!


Keep on mind that you have to wade tru that laggon...
Forum: British Columbia - Vancouver Island Hiking   08-24-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,098
Posted By Westcoastwill
back from my hike around Hesquiat, latest News on...

back from my hike around Hesquiat, latest News on the logging road between Boat Bassin and Hotsprings Cove


Huge washouts from last Novembers rainstorm happened on a few places, the biggest one...
Forum: British Columbia - Vancouver Island Hiking   07-24-2019, 05:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,098
Posted By Westcoastwill
Ed, thanks for your report! it would be...

Ed, thanks for your report!


it would be interesting to see fotos from your days and adventures!


Yeah, i hear that the old telegraph trail used to run close to shore from Boat Bassin to...
Forum: British Columbia - Vancouver Island Hiking   07-24-2019, 05:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,817
Posted By Westcoastwill
Have talked to Jackie from Secret Coast and they...

Have talked to Jackie from Secret Coast and they had quite some adventures out there on the coast!


I have hiked the same route last summer and my advice for hiking Tatchu Peninsula is:

...
Forum: New Member Introductions   07-08-2019, 10:46 PM
Replies: 1
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Posted By Westcoastwill
Chilcoot Trail would be my best bet in the area!

Chilcoot Trail would be my best bet in the area!
Forum: New Member Introductions   07-08-2019, 10:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 488
Posted By Westcoastwill
Wow, that has come out of the blue and has put an...

Wow, that has come out of the blue and has put an untiming end to your hike! What a bummer!


I have hiked Tatchu Peninsula with my gang of Cousins and their dad in June 2018, we got dropped off...
Forum: British Columbia - Vancouver Island Hiking   07-08-2019, 10:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,084
Posted By Westcoastwill
To make matters worse, there is a Big Escalante...

To make matters worse, there is a Big Escalante River and a Little Escalante too! ;-)


I guess the name comes from from the first spanish explorers in the area.


There are so many names that...
Forum: British Columbia - Vancouver Island Hiking   07-08-2019, 10:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,098
Posted By Westcoastwill
Hey edrfy, too bad that we can not meet!...

Hey edrfy,


too bad that we can not meet! But JDF will be a great hike too, they just opened up the whole trail again after working west of Sombrio.


it must have been quite an experience to...
Forum: British Columbia - Vancouver Island Hiking   07-08-2019, 09:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,084
Posted By Westcoastwill
Thanks for your reply Bluefoot! Sounds like you...

Thanks for your reply Bluefoot! Sounds like you had a great hike!


I have hiked the route from Little Escalante to Boat Bassin 3 times already, last year with an Extension on the logging road all...
Forum: British Columbia - Vancouver Island Hiking   07-02-2019, 08:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,098
Posted By Westcoastwill
My watertaxi from Shorebird Expeditions out of...

My watertaxi from Shorebird Expeditions out of Tahsis, leaves July 31st at 6 a.m. with a drop off a Little south of Burdwood Point


Since this is the hardest section of the route, i am planning...
Forum: British Columbia - Vancouver Island Hiking   05-28-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,084
Posted By Westcoastwill
Burdwood Point to Escalante River

The plan is to start the hike around Hesquiat Peninsula on July 31st from Burdwood Point.


Has anybody ever hiked that section? any hints and tips are most welcome.


There is still space...
Forum: British Columbia - Vancouver Island Hiking   05-21-2019, 10:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,098
Posted By Westcoastwill
My gang of cousins, their dad and me hike from...

My gang of cousins, their dad and me hike from Hesquiat Lake to Hotsprings Cove last June, all along the logging road.


We missed out on the beach section from Rae Bassin to Hesquiat Point.

...
Forum: British Columbia - Vancouver Island Hiking   03-30-2018, 09:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,161
Posted By Westcoastwill
The hike around Owens Point as well as from...

The hike around Owens Point as well as from Camper to Sandstone are highlights of WCT,


just follow the rules as on any beach section;


know your tide table, your own limits and mind the...
Forum: British Columbia - Vancouver Island Hiking   03-29-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,786
Posted By Westcoastwill
April is comming, Frank, i wish you a great...

April is comming, Frank, i wish you a great adventure and keep the fingers crossed for good weather and dry conditiones!


we hope for a trip report


Come back home safe and sound!
Forum: British Columbia - Vancouver Island Hiking   03-29-2018, 09:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,124
Posted By Westcoastwill
Frank, thank you very much for your Infos, 2...

Frank, thank you very much for your Infos, 2 years ago we got dropped off at Escalante Point, we spent the night camped at Escalante river, which would have been crossable, no problem, but that...
Forum: British Columbia - Vancouver Island Hiking   03-17-2018, 12:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,124
Posted By Westcoastwill
Have got Philip`s book as well as the Baldwin map...

Have got Philip`s book as well as the Baldwin map but was hoping for Insider Infos, anybody? Otto? Alpalmer?
Forum: British Columbia - Vancouver Island Hiking   03-16-2018, 06:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,070
Posted By Westcoastwill
get in touch with frankomat, he is a great hiker...

get in touch with frankomat, he is a great hiker and perhaps you could join in for a once in a lifetime adventure
Forum: British Columbia - Vancouver Island Hiking   02-27-2018, 11:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,124
Posted By Westcoastwill
Tatchu and Hesquiate Peninsulas

A gang of cousins, their dad and me are planning to hike Tatchu Peninsula


north to south, from Rugged Point to Port Eliza


any anybody any experiences with crossing the surge channels in...
Forum: British Columbia - Vancouver Island Hiking   04-30-2017, 07:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,161
Posted By Westcoastwill
I was quite surprised that Parks Canada removed...

I was quite surprised that Parks Canada removed one of the most spectacular shelf routes from their map.


However, once you cross Camper Creek and hit the self, you will run into the first...
Forum: British Columbia - Vancouver Island Hiking   05-30-2016, 10:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,100
Posted By Westcoastwill
The total before taxes is 500 $ for the boat,...

The total before taxes is 500 $ for the boat, divided tru the hikers on board, its the two us us plus you it will be about 167 each.

just get in touch with George or Babe if you want to share the...
Forum: Seeking Hiking Partners   05-24-2016, 05:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,126
Posted By Westcoastwill
kayla, if you are on your own, it is most likley...

kayla, if you are on your own, it is most likley that you can scoop a spot without reservations, there is alyways somebody not showing up, also there are a few first come first serves spots...
Forum: Seeking Hiking Partners   05-13-2016, 08:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,126
Posted By Westcoastwill
Did that in June 2000, South to North was...

Did that in June 2000, South to North


was a great hike, starting out from Mystic Beach, spent a nite in the attic of the old Port Renfrew Hotel, picked up a resupply box in the post Office

...
Forum: British Columbia - Vancouver Island Hiking   05-04-2016, 07:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 961
Posted By Westcoastwill
Hey katiemayq did you hike to Cape Scott?...

Hey katiemayq


did you hike to Cape Scott? on your own my best guess would be to hitch hike, i biked in with an old mountainbike last year early June.


if you still want to go, we chartered a...
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