* For full directions and descriptions of these trails, see The Sunshine Coast Trail guidebook, by Eagle Walz, available online or at Tourism Powell River (on Joyce Avenue) or Breakwater Books in Powell River (on the corner of Marine Avenue and Alberni Street).

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Sarah Point to Wednesday Lake and on to Lund
Approximately 6.5 hours, one way
Difficulty: Moderate, Level 3
(see Land’s End Trail description in the SCT Guidebook)
Highlights: combing ocean beaches, old growth

Lund to Wednesday Lake
Approximately 1.5 hours, one way
Difficulty: Easy, Level 2 (mostly old road)
(see end of Land’s End Trail description in the SCT Guidebook)
Highlights: Wednesday Lake swimming

Manzanita Bluff
Approximately 2 hours, one way from Malaspina Road
(and 1 hour from the Spire Access off Sarah Point Road)
Difficulty: Moderate, Level 3
(see end of Gwendoline Hills description in the SCT Guidebook)
Highlights: Hut at Manzanita Bluff, rhododendrons, benches

Wednesday Lake / Manzanita Loop
Approximately 5 hours, round trip
Difficulty: Moderate, Level 3 – some elevation gains
(see beginning of Gwendoline Hills description in the SCT Guidebook)
Highlights: Hut at Manzanita Bluff, view bluff, benches, swimming

Toquenatch
Approximately 2 hours one way
Difficulty: Easy, Level 2 – fairly level route following creek
(see Toquenatch Trail description in the SCT Guidebook)
Highlights: Salmon creek, Toquenatch Falls

Appleton Canyon and Rieveley’s Pond Hut
Approximately 1.5 hours one way
Difficulty: Moderate, Level 3
(see Appleton Canyon and end of Marathon trail descriptions in the SCT Guidebook)
Highlights: Hut at Rieveley’s Pond, water falls, amphibians

Little Sliammon Lake
Approximately 1.5 hours, one way
Difficulty: Moderate, Level 2 – slight elevation gain
(see end of Sliammon Lakes description in the SCT Guidebook)
Highlights: Little Sliammon Lake picnic shelter, dock

Scout Mountain
Approximately 1 hour, one way
Difficulty, Moderate, Level 3
(see Scout Mountain description in the SCT Guidebook)
Highlights: Panoramic view, bench

Haywire Bluff
Approximately 1 hour, one way
Difficulty, Moderate, Level 3
(see Scout Mountain description in the SCT Guidebook)
Highlights: Panoramic view, bench

Inland Lake
Approximately 1 hour, one way
Difficulty, Moderate, Level 3
(see Scout Mountain description in the SCT Guidebook)
Highlights: Panoramic view, bench

Confederation Lake
Approximately 2 to 3 hours, one way
Difficulty: Challenging, Level 4
(see Confederation Lake Trail description in the SCT Guidebook)
Highlights: Old growth, old log cabin, swimming

Tin Hat Mountain
Approximately 2 hours, one way
Difficulty: Challenging, Level 4
(see Tin Hat Mountain Trail description in the SCT Guidebook)
Highlights: Tin Hat Hut, 360° panorama

March Lake Trail to Elk Lake
Approximately 4 to 5 hours, one way
Difficulty: Challenging, Level 4
(see March Lake Trail description in the SCT Guidebook)
Highlights: Elk Lake Hut, old growth, railroad grade

Elk Lake Loop
Approximately: 4 to 5 hours, round trip
Difficulty: Moderate, Level 3
(see Elk Lake Loop description in the SCT Guidebook)
Highlights: Elk Lake Hut, swimming wharf

Walt Hill Hut (Fall 2012)
Approximately: 4 to 5 hours, one way
Difficulty: Challenging, Level 4
(see Walt Hill Trail description in the SCT Guidebook)
Highlights: Walt Hill Hut, Horseshoe Valley Vista

Lois Lakeshore
Approximately: 3 hours, one way
Difficulty: Moderate, Level 2
(see Lois Lakeshore Trail description in the SCT Guidebook)
Highlights: Ghost forest in lake, swimming

Mount Troubridge
Approximately: 4 to 5 hours, one way
Difficulty: Challenging, Level 4
(see West and East Mt. Troubridge descriptions in the SCT Guidebook)
Highlights: Highest point on SCT, log hut, vast old growth

Rainy Day Lake
Approximately: 4 hours, one way
Difficulty: Moderate, Level 3.5
(see Rainy Day Lake Trail description in the SCT Guidebook)
Highlights: RDL Hut, vistas, swimming

Fairview Bay
Approximately: 2 to 3 hours, one way
Difficulty: Moderate, Level 3
(see Fairview Bay Trail description in the SCT Guidebook)
Highlights: Old growth