West Coast Trail Itinerary

Wilderness Adventures in British Columbia & Yukon since 1988 Backgrounder In the days of the sailing ship the west coast of Vancouver Island developed a history of shipwrecks. Since 1803 over 240 ships have foundered creating its reputation as the “Graveyard of the Pacific”. The government of the day made several efforts to reduce this carnage. A manned lighthouse was built at Cape Beale in 1874 to warn ships away from the … Continue reading West Coast Trail Itinerary