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!
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
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?
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
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