With the completion of the Golden Stanley Hut on the Sunshine Coast Trail in the spring of 2016, PAWS applied for, and received, funding from the Powell River Community Forest (nearly $50,000) and BC Parks (nearly $5000) to build a replacement cabin at Confederation Lake. The original cabin at Confederation was constructed more than 20 … Continue reading New Hut At Confederation Lake
Want to know what has been happening with PAWS and the Sunshine Coast Trail over recent months? Check out our Winter 2015 newsletter, out now! Some highlights include: an update on the newest SCT Shelter, entitled the Golden Stanley shelter a feature story about our shelter’s namesake, Golden Stanley info on enhancements that were done … Continue reading Winter 2015 PAWS Newsletter is here!
More of the new Map Signs are going up at various trailheads of sections of the Sunshine Coast Trail. The large majority of the thousands of hikers using the SCT annually do so making day-trips or an overnighter at one of the dozen free huts along the trail. They take advantage of the two dozen … Continue reading New Signage Goes Up On The Sunshine Coast Trail
PAWS is working together with Tourism Powell River (TPR – the Visitors Info Centre on Joyce) to help make Powell River even more visitor friendly. Most of us know of course how to get round and about – it comes natural to us having been here for some time or all our lives – but … Continue reading Sunshine Coast Trail Gets New Signage Helping Visitors Find Their Way
The Sunshine Coast Trail is getting a lot of love this month! Check out this story (with photos) in the Georgia Strait by Stephen Hui! “Nine days into our 10-day, 178-kilometre journey on the Sunshine Coast Trail, I ran out of toilet paper. But there was no way I could hold it until the next … Continue reading Georgia Strait: 10 amazing sights awaiting hikers on the Sunshine Coast Trail in B.C.
The Sunshine Coast Trail was featured in Explore Magazine this month! “Highlighting expansive coastal and mountain vistas, meandering through old-growth rainforest and dotted with trailside huts, the 180-km Sunshine Coast Trail is a world-class hiking route just a half-day trip from downtown Vancouver…” Read more! http://www.explore-mag.com/Hiking_the_Incredible_Sunshine_Coast_Trail