The West Coast Trail (WCT) is a physically demanding 75 kilometre (45 mile) hike and backback stretching from Port Renfrew in the south to Bamfield in the north along the west coast of Vancouver Island.
Best things about the West Coast Trail
Beautiful sunsets on very scenic, remote feeling beaches
Sense of accomplishment upon completion
Eating fresh crab at Nitinat Narrows
Every campsite is beautiful
Campfires and waterfalls
This guide answers some of the most important questions about the West Coast Trail …before you begin.
If this is actually the trail for you
Which trailhead you want to begin with
How many days you want to spend on the trail
What else needs to be reserved with regards to accommodation and transportation pre and post trip