Juan De Fuca Trail Backpack - Sat, Aug 17 2024

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Juan De Fuca Trail Backpack (8/17/2024)

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The Basics:
Event Type:Hike - Backpack
Event Location:Juan De Fuca Trail - Vancouver Island
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Aug 17 2024  6:30 AM
Registration Cut Off: Sun, Jul 21 2024 12:00:00 PM
Event Duration:5 days including travel
Difficulty Rating:D4: Moderate to Difficult
Event Coordinator(s): Benn C
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 18 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:1
Maximum No. Guests:0
Minimum Group Size:1
Maximum No. Guests Per Member:0
Number Registered So Far: 1 (Log in to see who's signed up.)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

Itinerary:
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About the Juan De Fuca Trail.
Juan de Fuca Park on the west coast of southern Vancouver Island offers scenic beauty, spectacular hiking, marine and wildlife viewing, and roaring surf in its course along the Pacific coastline of the Strait of Juan de Fuca. The trail is renowned for its mud, rain and never-ending views. It is also has unpredictable weather, challenging terrain and ever- changing conditions result in many hikers needing to be rescued from this trail each year.

This will be a short and dirty trip. Fly out, backpack, fly back.
We'll be staying in a backpacking hostel and travelling together for the flight. Looking to share accommodation and costs.
Preference will be given to those who have hiked/backpacked with me before. If you haven't done anything with me or have backpacked in Canada before, still time to get out. This is to ensure travel compatibility.

Expected travel dates are August 17 to 21, 2024.
Meeting link will be sent to those firm for the pre-trip brief and meet the day of the event.

Total Distance: 49+KM
Total Cumulative Elevation Gain: 2000~m
2.5 days of backpacking. 2 nights on the trail. Travel will be southbound. Expect probably one 20km day.

This trip is for lightweight backpackers. Starting pack weight should not exceed 30lbs total given the distance and elevation for each day.

Any questions, message me.

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Registration for this event opens at 7/20/2024 11:00:00 AM