Posts Tagged With: Hut-to-hut hiking in British Columbia

Hut-to-hut hiking in Wells Gray Provincial Park

There’s a real roof over my head, a cushy mattress to sleep on, hearty food, and I carry only a light-weight pack. Our 7-day hut-to-hut hike in British Columbia’s Wells Gray Provincial Park can’t be described as luxurious, but it’s a welcome upgrade from our usual backpacking trips. Under the guidance of Wells Gray Adventures, our group hiked through pristine alpine wilderness shaped by volcanoes and glaciers. At day’s end, we retreated to the rustic comfort of remote mountain huts.

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Hut-to-Hut Hiking on The Sunshine Coast Trail, British Columbia


View of Jervis Inlet coming down Mt. Troubridge—C.Helbig

My friend Morag and I learned about the 180 km Sunshine Coast Trail—Canada’s longest hut-to-hut hiking trail— at the Vancouver Mountain Film Festival. Eagle Walz, the trail’s co-founder and president of the Powell River Parks and Wilderness Society (PRPAWS), enticed us with images of spectacular mountain and coastal vistas, old growth forests, secluded lakes and the promise of a real roof over our heads (for free!) at the end of each hiking day. We were hooked! Continue reading

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