This fall a new logging road was being built above Fiddlehead Farm impacting a part of the SCT’s West Tin Hat Mountain trail section located at around KM 83. This section had to be blocked off during road construction, and reroute for hikers an existing road using Giavanno Mainline was put in place from Fiddlehead … Continue reading FIDDLEHEAD – WEST TIN HAT DETOUR
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!
It’s that time of year again – memberships are due! Please take the time to renew your PAWS membership – these funds are important to our work on the Sunshine Coast Trail! Annual memberships for PAWS are: $20 for a single person; $30 for a family As a member you will be kept up-to-date on … Continue reading Have you renewed your PAWS membership?
When it comes to hiking we know we have one of the best spots in the world, but it’s gratifying to see that recognized in a magazine like Explore Magazine. Check out this month’s issue to see the Sunshine Coast Trail on a list of some of the best hikes in the world… Read more: … Continue reading SCT Makes List of 50 Best Hikes in The WORLD!
Activities during the Labour Day week 2015: The closest we could get the materials to the Mount Troubridge was near Elephant Lake on Branch 41. From there everything had to be flown up to the cabin at the pond. Supplies, tools, building materials, etc. were loaded into nets that were “sown” up at the top … Continue reading TRAIL UPDATE: Upgrades to Mount Troubridge Cabin and Outhouse
An increasing number of people are becoming aware of the treasure we have in the Sunshine Coast Trail. We’ve been put on yet another list of great hiking trails — this time in BC Mag as part of their list of 25 Incredible Hiking Trails in British Columbia. Read more: http://www.bcmag.ca/25_Incredible_Hiking_Trails_in_British_Columbia
We’re teaming up with First Credit Union and Insurance on Community Impact Day October 8 to do some trail work! Looking forward to having fun on the trails, rain or shine! Find out more here: http://firstcommunityimpactblog.com/2015/09/29/first-credit-union-insurance-and-westview-agencies-close-early-to-enable-staff-to-volunteer-in-the-community/
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