West Coast Trail – new access

… Parks Canada has officially declared Nitinat Narrows the third access point to the iconic West Coast Trail, a place where broken hikers cannot only exit, but where fresh ones can start, choosing an abbreviated trip of a few days while creating new revenue potential for the Ditidaht. …

Anyone entering from Nitinat Narrows must still receive an orientation from the First Nations, and are recommended to be as experienced and prepared as someone tackling the entire trail …

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Formerly a maximum of 60 hikers could start the WCT each day. An additional 8 / hikers day can now start via boat from Nitinat Narrows.

Nitinat Narrowsrelated – Self-Evacuation or How to Get Off the West Coast Trail When You’re In the Middle of It

The Narrows have always been an “unofficial” exit point.This makes it official.

We’ve updated our WCT information page.

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