Fat Salmon Backpackers
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... coffee in the kayak we go again and Gine drops Paul off at another beach and paddles around some more… which leaves us enough time for a swim in the warm lake, until it’s time to paddle back… and after we had a shower the kayak is dry and ready to pack away.
Stockbrot over the fire
... on a salmon. The fillets were enormous, as you can see, and we only needed a single fillet for our own. Blair was more than happy to take the rest, as he said Halibut was his favourite white eating fish. Plus his kids liked it too, and they would have it crumbed in strips and called it chicken fingers!
We dined like kings, feasting firstly on an afternoon tea of red rock crab - YUMM! and then dinner was Halibut, Coho Salmon and greens - healthy or what?
... and ready for every experience.
In Courteney, a town I did not see, I began walking along the highway to find a decent spot until I found another hitchhiking is illegal sign. I decided to set up on a merge lane about 100m before the sign; the theory being that if I was before the sign then maybe drivers would forget it was illegal and my chances would increase.
I wasn't sure if the location was any good though because to stop there would be illegal anyway. Oh well, ...
... service to the trailhead, we thought we would walk. It was only supposed to be 4 miles. The B&B owner said it would take under an hour, the trail was marked on the map, what could possibly go wrong?
Unfortunately, the trail was not marked so well in the real world. After 90 minutes of overgrown, winding paths ...
... our packs, tidying the car, etc. Remarkably, all of this took until 08h00, when we set out from the Information Centre. With the tide low, we were able to start our hike on the beach and bypass the ladders on the first section of the trail. We connected up with the in-land trail at Bridge #4 and from here the trail was more difficult than we had remembered ...