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Trip Information
Name: Discovery Islands - kayaking and hiking
Starts: Thu Sep 23, 2021
Return: Tue Sep 28, 2021

Registration opens: Wed Sep 08, 2021
Event category: Hiking
Difficulty grade: B1  [?]
For members only: No
Screening used: Yes
Max participants: 8

Organizer: Christopher Barton
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Trip Planning Questions

How much experience do you have sea kayaking? Do you have access to a single/double sea kayak, or would you need to rent?

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Ferry to Nanaimo. Drive up island to Campbell River. Short ferry to Quadra Island. Launch from somewhere around Heriot Bay.

Plan to kayak to Read Island, Rendezvous Islands, Raza Island, Ramsay Arm, Hole in the Wall passage, Octopus Islands and back to Quadra. Lots of great camping spots along the way. The area is well sheltered between Vancouver Island and the mainland, no big crossings, and would be reasonably 'beginner-friendly'. Some options for hikes on the islands.

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Christopher Barton Grade: B2 Start: Sat 2 Oct '21
M:8, C:1, W:0
Finish clearing trail along logging road to old growth and start mapping route beyond to Pemberton Icefield
Christopher Barton Grade: B2 Start: Sat 28 Aug '21
M:8, C:3, W:0
Starting to clear trail to the Pemberton icefield
Christopher Barton Grade: B2 Start: Sat 14 Aug '21
M:8, C:3, W:0
exploratory trip to map out potential trail route to the Squamish Headwaters and the Pemberton Icefield
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