Powell River Parks and Wilderness Society (PRPAWS) is celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the Marathon Shuffle in 2018. The Full and Half Shuffle will be held on separate days in 2018 and the Half Shuffle will take place on a different section of the Sunshine Cost Trail than in previous years. The full, 29-kilometre Shuffle will … Continue reading 2018 Marathon Shuffle – Registration NOW OPEN!
PAWS YEAR END 2017 REPORT – What we did in 2017. Happy New Year to all from all of us at PAWS, the builders and guardians of the SCT: Your PR PAWS 2017 Board – Benjamin Fairless, David Bedry, Don Krompocker, Dustin Villeneuve, Emily Walz, Emma Larocque, Greg Rebane, Jim Stutt, Monty Drake, Scott Glaspey, … Continue reading PAWS Year End 2017 Report
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
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