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Rain Forest Loop – Pacific Rim National Park

All photos taken on October 13, 2022. After handing the E-bikes back to B & K, we wandered Long Beach a bit more, before driving South to the Rain Forest Loop alongside the Pacific Rim Highway. There are 2 of these loops opposite each other. We chose the West one, as that was the sideContinue reading “Rain Forest Loop – Pacific Rim National Park”

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Meares Island Big Tree Trail Hike

All photos taken on October 12, 2022. After the boat left, we found ourselves on this remote island, wondering what would happen if we got in trouble. The good news was that we had good cell reception and the skipper knew he had left us there and would come back looking for us. He wouldContinue reading “Meares Island Big Tree Trail Hike”

Wild Pacific Trail (Big Beach to Rocky Bluffs) – Part 1 – Artist Loops

All photos taken on October 11, 2022. After our morning jaunts, we returned to Ucluelet for lunch and to see how K’s work had been going. Lunch over, we all set off by car for Big Beach to walk another portion of the Wild Pacific Trail. To continue reading, please click here. Alternatively, click hereContinue reading “Wild Pacific Trail (Big Beach to Rocky Bluffs) – Part 1 – Artist Loops”

Nuu Chah Nulth Trail – Pacific Rim National Park

All photos taken on October 11, 2022. Part way back to the parking lot on the South Beach Trail, we came across the access point to the Nuu Chah Nulth Trail. To continue reading, please click here. Alternatively, click here to go to new Blog Site.

Tuciiquis South Beach Trail – Pacific Rim National Park

All photos taken on October 11, 2022. From the Kwisitis Wickanninish Beach, we walked around the Visitor Center and onto the Tuciiquis South Beach Trail. The trail takes you along the shore for a ways and past several Parks Canada signs to a totem pole. To continue reading, please click here. Alternatively, click here toContinue reading “Tuciiquis South Beach Trail – Pacific Rim National Park”

Kwisitis Wickanninish Beach – Pacific Rim National Park

All photos taken on October 11, 2022. After the short Florencia Bay walk, we were ready for more Pacific coast scenery. We drove to Kwisitis Visitor Centre (temporarily closed) parking area. It offered access to Wickanninish Beach and a couple of different hikes. To continue reading, please click here. Alternatively, click here to go toContinue reading “Kwisitis Wickanninish Beach – Pacific Rim National Park”

Florencia Bay – Pacific Rim National Park

All photos taken on October 11, 2022. Today, three of us set off to go hiking, while K did a bit of work. We headed for Tofino and Pacific Rim National Park. Our first stop was at the Nuu-Chah-Nuulth Trail & Florencia Bay parking area for the short hike down to the beach. It wasContinue reading “Florencia Bay – Pacific Rim National Park”

Bogged Down

All photos taken October 10, 2022 on the Bog walk loop attached to the Lighthouse Loop on the Wild Pacific Trail. This trail adds a bit of length, but not much. It takes 10 minutes to walk it. The vegetation changes drastically in this area, as the photos below evidence. Gone were the tall treesContinue reading “Bogged Down”

Wild Pacific Trail – Lighthouse Loop

All photos taken on October 10, 2022. The morning dawned, shrouded in thick fog. While it slowly burned off, increasing off-shore winds soon pushed it back inland for the rest of the day. To continue reading, please click here. Alternatively, click here to go to new Blog Site.

Time to Head Home

All photos taken on September 7, 2022. Packing up was a bit of a chore this morning. Its not like we could turn the lights on, as the power outage still continued and the cloudy skies did not help. To continue reading, please click here. Alternatively, click here to go to new Blog Site.