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Howe Sound Crest Trail Backpack (3 Days) · Sat. Aug. 4th - Mon. Aug. 6th

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Organized by: Quentin Chalmers.

Start: Saturday, Aug. 4th
End: Monday, Aug. 6th
Pre-trip meeting: Thursday, Aug. 2nd, 7:00 pm
Pre-trip meeting location: Clubroom

Description:

I'd like to plan a backpacking trip along the Howe sound crest trail, from Cypress to the other end near Porteau cove.  My tentative plan is 3 days of hiking and two nights of camping along the trail.  The entire trail is about 29km one way so it is not neccessarily a beginner friendly trip.  I would like to limit the group to more experienced backpackers.

My goal is to set up vehicles at the end of the trail near the Porteau Cove side so that we don't retrace steps, and can simply do the trail one way.  This will require some ferrying of people/vehicles between both ends of the trail but we should be able to get it to work.

More details can be worked out close to the trip date as its far in the future.  I haven't hiked the Howe Sound Crest trail myself so if other VOC'ers have tips or advice please post it in the message board!

Posted: 2018-02-01 18:03:42
Last modified: 2018-03-09 14:43:30