Big Fish Lodge
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Travel Blogs from Port Renfrew
... Lots of surface roots and changes in elevation so, while not difficult, challenging enough for us.
Back in Port Renfrew, we searched for a place to camp and we're rescued by a parks Canada employee that suggested we cross the bridge to the beach were we joined a number of other campers. No services but that works for us. No cell phone and no Internet either!
... having dinner, by the time we caught a glimpse of the strait it was just fog. We were determined to find a place to have dessert before we went to bed because the campground we stayed in didn't have flush toilets or showers or sinks. I guess that's why most people there had trailers. It really felt like a guys ...
... didn't even notice his Aussie accent till we were in the car and he asked where we were from. We said Oz and he says "Oh yeah? Which part? I'm a Gladstone boy myself". I'm like "No way, we're from Tannum" and he says "Get out, I'M from Tannum". Ha what a spin out - what are the odds of coming to the other side of the world and meeting someone from your little town!! He was really nice and we chatted the whole way to the marina. Once we arrived we had to get all geared up in ...
... ve provided a quick blow by blow account below along with plenty of photos of the 160 bridges and ladders and general disrepair.
Day 1 - Port Renfrew to 30 Mile Creek (camping alongside the trail)
The first day involved waking up at 6am after only 5 hours sleep to get to the trailhead before compulsary 9:30am induction by park rangers. I seemed to be theonly one excited about warnings about Cougar (the animal) and Bears along the trail. Apparently you don't want ...
... has been great and although I can't really say today was easier it was somehow better.
Just a note on the tech side of this, my sasktel BlackBerry has not had any service on the beaches yet, I have however been saving these posts to the PlayBook, so they are real from a chronological perspective. Oh and it is now 0-2 YFM.
That's it from another day on the West Coast Trail, hopefully I'll be able to post soon.