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Post 1, which provides Route and Information entries for the following subregions
North area
Quatsino Sound
Checleset Bay, Bunsby Islands and Kyuquot Sound
Nootka Sound and Esperanza Inlet ,
is posted at
http://myccr.com/phpbbforum/viewtopic.php?f=105&t=37279


Clayoquot subregion.

Resource
Snowden, Mary Ann. Sea Kayak Barkley and Clayoquot Sounds. Rocky Mountain Books, Calgary (2005).
http://books.google.ca/books/about/Sea_ ... hmt9Ie3vkC

Clayoquot area. Information.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clayoquot_Sound
http://www.vancouverisland.com/regions/ ... ownid=3935
http://www.my-tofino.com/clayoquotsound.htm
http://clayoquotbiosphere.org/web/who-we-are/
http://wildernesscommittee.org/clayoquot
UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve.
http://clayoquotbiosphere.org/web/
http://www.tbgf.org/clayoquot/unesco-bi ... eserve.php
http://www.unesco.org/new/en/natural-sc ... uot-sound/
http://www.unesco.org/mabdb/br/brdir/di ... 7&mode=all
https://www.google.ca/search?q=clayoquo ... 66&bih=675
Friends of Clayoquot Sound.
http://www.focs.ca/
http://focs.ca/about/clayoquot-sound/un ... e-reserve/
Tofino and area.
http://www.tourismtofino.com/
http://www.my-tofino.com/
http://www.my-tofino.com/pacificrimnationalpark.htm
http://www.tofino-bc.com/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tofino
http://www.hellobc.com/tofino.aspx
http://www.tofino.ca/
http://books.google.ca/books?id=oQSGgWy ... EQ6AEwATgK
https://www.google.ca/search?q=tofino&c ... 66&bih=675
Flores Island.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flores_Isl ... olumbia%29
http://www.ancientforestalliance.org/photos.php?gID=8
http://books.google.ca/books?id=Qfhmt9I ... rk&f=false
Meares Island and Big Tree Trail.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meares_Island
http://www.tofino-bc.com/hiking/big-tre ... island.php
http://www.gotofino.com/tofinoslideshow ... eares.html
http://jamies.com/site/hiking-on-meares-island.html
http://wildernesscommittee.org/sites/al ... lowres.pdf
http://www.tofinoapp.com/profile.asp?me ... &catID=199
https://www.google.ca/search?q=meares+i ... 66&bih=675
Vargas Island.
http://www.trailpeak.com/trail-Vargas-I ... ino-BC-439
https://www.google.ca/search?q=Vargas+I ... 66&bih=675
Grice Bay.
Ed note: Part of Pacific Rim National Park Reserve (qv); “located on the inner side of the Esowista Peninsula.”
http://www.gotofino.com/tofinohikingtrailsgricebay.html
http://tofinohiatus.com/tofinohikes/grice-bay.html
http://www.vancouverislandaccommodation ... /index.htm
http://www.tofinoapp.com/profile.asp?me ... &catID=130
http://gotofinoapp.com/gricebaybeachtofinoabout.html
https://www.google.ca/search?q=grice+ba ... 66&bih=655
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Clayoquot area. Coastal Provincial Parks. Information.
Dawley Passage Provincial Park.
Location: “...at the south end of Fortune Channel between Meares Island and the west coast of Vancouver Island.”
http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explor ... dawley_ps/
http://www.vancouverisland.com/parks/?id=360
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dawley_Pas ... ncial_Park
http://travelbritishcolumbia.com/things ... cial-park/
http://www.gobc.ca/bcparks/vancouver-is ... ey-passage
http://wikimapia.org/19106809/Dawley-Pa ... ncial-Park
http://attractions.worldweb.com/1-10355 ... _Park.html
http://books.google.ca/books?id=Qfhmt9I ... rk&f=false
Epper Passage Provincial Park.
http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explor ... /epper_ps/
http://www.vancouverisland.com/parks/?id=361
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Epper_Pass ... ncial_Park
http://travelbritishcolumbia.com/things ... cial-park/
http://books.google.ca/books?id=Qfhmt9I ... rk&f=false
Flores Island Marine Provincial Park.
http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explor ... flores_is/
http://www.vancouverisland.com/parks/?id=362
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flores_Is ... ncial_Park
http://www.spacesfornature.org/greatspa ... oquot.html
http://www.clubtread.com/routes/ByPark.aspx?Park=47
http://bcmag.ca/things-to-do/walk-on-the-wild-side
http://tofinohiatus.com/adventure-hikin ... -park.html
https://www.google.ca/search?q=Flores+I ... 66&bih=675
Gibson Marine Provincial Park.
Location: Southeast end of Flores Island, adjacent to Flores Island Marine PP.
http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explor ... gs/gibson/
http://www.vancouverisland.com/parks/?id=364
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gibson_Mar ... ncial_Park
http://www.britishcolumbia.com/ParksAnd ... ls/?ID=364
http://travelbritishcolumbia.com/things ... cial-park/
http://www.travel.bc.ca/listings/gibson ... ark/21745/
http://www.protectedplanet.net/sites/13104
https://www.google.ca/search?q=Gibson+M ... 66&bih=675
Ahousat Hot Springs.
http://www.britishcolumbia.com/hotsprings/?id=10
http://books.google.ca/books?id=LNmv27x ... gs&f=false
http://www.rei.com/guidepost/detail/bri ... ring/22499
https://www.google.ca/search?q=ahousat+ ... 66&bih=675
Hesquiat Peninsula Provincial Park.
http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explor ... squiat_pn/
http://www.vancouverisland.com/parks/?id=366
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hesquiat_P ... ncial_Park
http://www.wildisle.ca/coastalhikes/dow ... insula.pdf
http://travelbritishcolumbia.com/things ... cial-park/
http://wikimapia.org/18270993/Hesquiat- ... ncial-Park
http://www.naturalelementsrentals.com/t ... acific-rim
http://airnootka.com/hiking/hesquiat-trail
https://www.google.ca/search?q=Hesquiat ... 66&bih=675
Maquinna Marine Provincial Park.
http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explor ... /maquinna/
http://www.vancouverisland.com/parks/?id=370
http://travelbritishcolumbia.com/things ... cial-park/
http://www.hellobc.com/activitylisting/ ... -park.aspx
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maquinna_M ... ncial_Park
http://www.travel.bc.ca/listings/maquin ... ark/21768/
https://www.google.ca/search?q=Maquinna ... 66&bih=675
Hot Springs Cove.
http://www.britishcolumbia.com/hotsprings/?id=16
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hot_Spring ... h_Columbia
http://www.gotofino.com/tofinohotsprings.html
http://www.gotofino.com/tofinohotspringsmap.html
http://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_R ... umbia.html
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uaC0fPv3YPU
Vargas Island Provincial Park.
http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explor ... vargas_is/
http://www.vancouverisland.com/parks/?id=397
http://www.spacesfornature.org/greatspa ... oquot.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vargas_Isl ... ncial_Park
Sulphur Passage Provincial Park.
http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explor ... s/sulphur/
http://www.vancouverisland.com/parks/?id=394
http://travelbritishcolumbia.com/things ... cial-park/
http://www.ohwy.com/bc/s/sulppapp.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sulphur_Pa ... ncial_Park
Sydney Inlet Provincial Park.
http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explor ... gs/sydney/
http://www.vancouverisland.com/parks/?id=392
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sydney_Inl ... ncial_Park
http://travelbritishcolumbia.com/things ... cial-park/
https://www.google.ca/search?q=Sydney+I ... 66&bih=675
Destination entry. Clayoquot Sound. Online, Notes, Photo.
Author: Leigh McAdam.
http://hikebiketravel.com/4371/top-5-se ... -columbia/
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Clayoquot area. Inland Provincial Parks. Information.
Ed note: Few if any these parks are easily accessible from salt water, but they might be used before or after paddling the coast, and I have provided a few links for each park known to me.
Clayoquot Arm Provincial Park.
“...encompasses the lower Clayoquot River, Clayoquot Lake and the forested slopes northwest of the Clayoquot Arm of Kennedy Lake.”
http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explor ... oquot_arm/
http://www.vancouverisland.com/parks/?id=358
Clayoquot Plateau Provincial Park.
“... a high elevation plateau protecting rare plant species, undisturbed old-growth forests, fragile karst features, sinkholes and a number of small lakes.”
http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explor ... yoquot_pl/
http://www.vancouverisland.com/parks/?id=359
Hesquiat Lake Provincial Park.
“Situated in Clayoquot Sound northeast of Hesquiat Harbour on the west coast of Vancouver Island, ... “
http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explor ... squiat_lk/
http://www.vancouverisland.com/parks/?id=365
Kennedy Lake Provincial Park.
“... comprised of two sites along the south shore of Kennedy Lake, adjacent to Pacific Rim National Park Reserve on the west coast of Vancouver Island.”
http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explor ... ennedy_lk/
http://www.vancouverisland.com/parks/?id=368
Kennedy River Bog Provincial Park.
Accessed “by canoe or kayak, via a peaceful paddle down the river from Kennedy Lake.”
http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explor ... edy_rv_bog
http://www.vancouverisland.com/parks/?id=369
Strathcona Provincial Park; Megin/Talbot portion.
“Located in the northeast portion of Clayoquot Sound ...”
http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explor ... strath_mt/
http://www.spacesfornature.org/greatspa ... hcona.html
Tranquil Creek Provincial Park.
Location: Paradise Lake.
http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explor ... /tranquil/
http://www.vancouverisland.com/parks/?id=396
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Clayoquot Sound. Tofino, Vargas Isand, Whitesand Cove, Father Charles Channel, Tofino. Online, Journal.
Source: paddling.net
Author: Warren Kelly.
Route description: Tofino, Vargas Island, Ahous Bay, Whaler Islets, Whitesand Cove, Calmus Passage, Morfee Island, Vargas Island, Father Charles Channel, Tofino.
http://www.paddling.net/places/showReport.html?171
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Clayoquot Sound. Tofino, Vargas Island, Blunden Island, Tofino. Online, Journal.
Source: Canadian Canoe Routes, British Columbia Forum.
Author: SGrant.
Route description: Tofino, Father Charles Channel, Vargas Island, Medallion Bay (not on Toporama, must be on south side), Ahous Bay, Blunden Island, La Croix Island, Vargas Island, hiking, Felice Island, Tofino.
http://www.myccr.com/SectionForums/view ... 10&t=26921
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Clayoquot Sound. Hot Springs Cove, Flores Island, Vargas Island, Meares Island and Heelboom Bay. Notes, Journal.
Backlund, Gary and Paul Grey. Kayaking Vancouver Island. Harbour Publishing, Madeira Park (2003).
Notes: Hot Springs Cove.
Notes: Southern Flores Island and Flores Island Trails.
Notes and journal, Meares Island: Grice Bay, Tsapee Narrows, Browning Passage, Ginnard Creek, Morpheus Island, Big Tree Trail, Lemmens Inlet, Sharp Creek, Adventure Cove, Lagoon Island, Stockham Island, Opitsat, (Stubbs Island,) Maurus Channel, Robert Point, Saranac Island, Matlset Narrows, Mosquito Harbour, Sutton Mill Creek, Dawley Passage and Heelboom Bay, Lane Islet, Grice Bay.
Notes and journal, Vargas Island: Tofino, Vargas Island, Father Charles Channel; day trip to Mud Bay; hike to Ahous Bay; Wickaninnish Island, Stubbs Island, Felice Island, Tofino.
Notes. Grice Bay, Tofino Inlet and Heelboom Bay.
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Clayoquot Sound. Tofino to Hotsprings Cove. Online, Notes, Photos, Map.
Source: Northern Waters (shutterfly.com).
Title at source: Tofino to Hotsprings Cove (BC).
http://northernwaters.shutterfly.com/hotspringscove
Photos.
https://plus.google.com/photos/11452252 ... banner=pwa
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Clayoquot Sound. Tofino to Hot Springs Cove. Online, Journal, Photos, Map.
Source: Every Trail.
Author: footloosiety.
Route description (“38 miles”): Tofino, Father Charles Channel, Maurus Channel, Calmus Passage, Millar Channel, Flores Island and Ahousat, Hayden Passage, Sydney Inlet, Hot Springs Cove; return on whale-watching boat.
Title at source: Hot Springs Cove kayaking.
http://www.everytrail.com/view_trip.php?trip_id=29173
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Clayoquot Sound. Tofino to Hot Springs Cove. Online, Map.
Ed note: Map only.
Location: “Ahousat”.
Source: Every Trail.
Author: yatman.
Route description (“38 miles”): Tofino, outside Vargas Island, inside Flores Island, Hot Springs Cove.
Title at source: Tofino - Hot Springs Cove.
http://www.everytrail.com/view_trip.php?trip_id=222688
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Clayoquot Sound. Tofino to Medallion Bay (Vargas Island). Online, Notes, Photos.
Source: trailpeak.com
Author: GaribaldiBC.
Route description (“4 km, 1 h”): Mackenzie Beach in Tofino, Templar Channel, past Wickaninnish Island, Moser Point, Medallion Bay of Vargas Island.
http://www.trailpeak.com/trail-Medallio ... o-BC-10939
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Clayoquot Sound. Notes.
Ince, John and Hedi Köttner. Sea Kayaking Canada’s West Coast. Raxas Books, Vancouver (1982). Ed note: Some of the logistical information may not be current; and gear has improved since publication.
Some places mentioned: Tofino, Stubbs Island, Meares Island, Vargas Island, Flores Island, Shelter Inlet, Hot Springs Cove, Hesquiat Peninsula.
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Clayoquot Sound. Notes.
McGee, Peter. Kayak Routes of the Pacific Northwest Coast. Greystone Books (Douglas and McIntyre), Vancouver (2004).
Route description (day trip): Tofino, Meares Island, trail, return.
Title at source: Clayoquot Sound. Big Tree Trail (Meares Island).
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Clayoquot Sound. Meares Island circumnavigation. Notes.
McGee, Peter. Kayak Routes of the Pacific Northwest Coast. Greystone Books (Douglas and McIntyre), Vancouver (2004).
Route description: Tofino, Browning Passage, Tsapee Narrows, Auseth Point, Dawley Passage, Heelboom Bay, Mosquito Harbour; return to Tofino directly or follow poorly documented reach via Fortune Channel, Matiset Narrows, Ritchie Bay, Maurus Channel and Heynen Channel.
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Clayoquot Sound. Vargas Island and Flores Island (Maurus Channel, Brabant Channel, Millar Channel) to Hot Springs Cove; return. Notes.
McGee, Peter. Kayak Routes of the Pacific Northwest Coast. Greystone Books (Douglas and McIntyre), Vancouver (2004).
Route description: Tofino, Heynen Channel, Maurus Channel, Milties Beach (on Vargas Island; not at Toporama), Brabant Channel, Whitesand Cove (Flores Island; Walk the Wild Side Trail) and Gibson MPP, Millar Channel, Hayden Passage, Shelter Inlet, Starling Point, Halfmoon Beach, Sharp Point, Hot Springs Cove. Return via inside passage or exposed route: Rafael Point, Cow Bay (Flores Island), Russell Channel, Brabant Channel, Ahous Bay (Vargas Island), La Croix Group, Father Charles Channel, Tofino.
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Clayoquot Sound. Vargas Island and South Flores Island. Online, Notes, Photos.
Source: West Coast Paddler, Paddling Locations.
Author: Mark Schilling.
Contents: General description with list of campsites, including coordinates!
WCP post.
http://www.westcoastpaddler.com/gallery ... m=87&pos=0
Photos.
http://www.westcoastpaddler.com/gallery ... p?album=87
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Clayoquot Sound. Online, Notes, Photos.
Source: trailpeak.com
Author: alexk.
Places mentioned (“74 km, 2d+1h.”): Tofino, Meares Island, Vargas Island, Flores Island, Whaler Islet, Gibson Marine Park in Whitesand Cove, Ahousat, Cow Bay, Mt Flores.
http://www.trailpeak.com/trail-Clayoquo ... fino-BC-30
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Clayoquot Sound. Grice Bay and Dawley Passage Provincial Park. Online, Notes, Photos.
Source: trailpeak.com
Author: katherinebickford.
Route description (“7 km, 7 h”): .
http://www.trailpeak.com/trail-Grice-Ba ... ino-BC-663
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Clayoquot Sound. Vargas Island. Online, Notes, Photos.
Source: trailpeak.com
Author: Alpenglow_Pro.
Route description: Tofino, Father Charles Channel, Rassier Point on Vargas Island, Elbow Bank, northeast corner of the island.
http://www.trailpeak.com/trail-Vargas-I ... ino-BC-439
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.



Broken Group and Ucluelet Inlet; subregion.

Broken Group, Ucluelet Inlet and area. Information.
Please consult also the entry for Pacific Rim National Park Reserve.
Broken Group.
http://www.vancouverisland.com/Regions/ ... ownID=4013
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Broken_Group
http://www.ucluelet.net/index.htm?prnp_bgi.htm~body
http://www.uclueletwildpacific.com/vsli ... lands.html
http://www.ucluelet.travel/blog/broken-group
http://www.mec.ca/AST/ContentPrimary/Le ... slands.jsp
http://pacificrimguide.ca/pacific-rim-n ... p-islands/
http://www.pc.gc.ca/eng/pn-np/bc/pacifi ... bgi_e.ashx
http://www.westcoastpaddler.com/gallery ... m=85&pos=0
http://www.trailpeak.com/trail-Broken-G ... erni-BC-24
http://www.vancouverisland.worldweb.com ... upIslands/
http://www.seakayakermag.com/forums/ubb ... umber=1742
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=77LAGVLpFM8
http://www.mec.ca/Apps/sweetSpots/video ... ty_cd=wate
http://suzannemorphet.com/wordpress/wp- ... tlines.pdf
http://mzzoomer.wordpress.com/2012/11/08/1473/
https://www.google.ca/search?q=broken+g ... 66&bih=675
Toquart Bay.
http://forum.woodenboat.com/showthread. ... Discovered
http://www.vancouverislandkayak.com/tra ... -get-there
https://www.google.ca/search?q=toquart+ ... 66&bih=675
http://www.seakayakbc.com/sea-kayaking- ... nning.html
Old thread.
http://www.westcoastpaddler.com/communi ... php?t=6043
Pacific Rim National Park, Broken Group Islands Unit.
http://www.pc.gc.ca/pn-np/bc/pacificrim ... ndex_e.asp
http://www.pc.gc.ca/eng/pn-np/bc/pacifi ... ctiv4.aspx
http://www.pc.gc.ca/eng/pn-np/bc/pacifi ... b.aspx#bgi
Barkley Sound..
Location: South of Ucluelet, north of Bamfield.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barkley_Sound
http://www.vancouverisland.com/Regions/ ... ownID=3940
http://www.barkleysound.worldweb.com/
http://www.ibacanada.com/site.jsp?siteID=BC075&lang=EN
http://www.uclueletwildpacific.com/vsli ... sound.html
http://theunionbaycommunity.com/locatio ... ley-sound/
https://www.google.ca/search?q=barkley+ ... 66&bih=675
Brunt, Douglas H The Broken Islands, Metta Publications, Surrey (2006).
Marleau, J F. Kayaking the Broken Groups Islands. The Essential Guidebook. Pacific Rim Informative Adventures (2008).
Snowden, Mary Ann. Sea Kayak Barkley and Clayoquot Sounds. Rocky Mountain Books, Calgary (2005).
http://books.google.ca/books/about/Sea_ ... hmt9Ie3vkC
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Broken Group. Online, Notes, Photos.
Source: West Coast Paddler, Paddling Locations.
Author: Mark Schilling.
Contents: General description plus description of four access means:
1. Sechart Lodge, by ship from Port Alberni.
2. Toquart Bay.
3. Bamfield and Deer Group.
4. Ucluelet, with crossing to Clarke Island.
WCP entry.
http://www.westcoastpaddler.com/gallery ... m=85&pos=0
Photos.
http://www.westcoastpaddler.com/gallery ... p?album=85
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Broken Group. Online, Notes, Map.
Source: Northern Waters (shutterfly.com).
Content: Map of the group and notes.
Title at source: Broken Islands (BC).
http://northernwaters.shutterfly.com/brokenislands
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Broken Group. Online, Journal.
Source: paddling.net
Author: safety6.
Route description: Toquart Bay, Hand Island, Clarke Island, Wouwer Island, Dicebox Island, Clarke Island, Jacques Island, Hand Island, Pinkerton Islands, Toquart Bay.
http://www.paddling.net/places/showReport.html?690
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Broken Group. Online, Journal.
Source: ripplewake library.
Author: Monster.
Route description: Toquart Bay, Dodd Island, …
Title at source: The Broken Islands Group Aug 9-14 2005.
Ed note: SGrant reported on the same trip in the next entry.
http://ripplewake.ca/
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Broken Group. Online, Journal.
Sources: Canadian Canoe Routes (British Columbia Forum) and clubtread.com.
Author: SGrant.
Route description (loop trip): Detailed Route is not given; places mentioned are Toquart Bay, Stopper Islands, Hand Island, Dodd Island, Willis Island, Turret Island, Gibraltar Island, Gilbert Island, Benson Island, Clarke Island, Coaster Channel, Pinkerton Islands, Verbeke Reef.
Title at source: The Broken Islands.
CCR thread.
http://www.myccr.com/SectionForums/view ... 10&t=13751
Photos and discussion.
http://www.clubtread.com/sforum/topic.a ... C_ID=12817
Links to videos.
http://www.clubtread.com/sforum/topic.a ... C_ID=12863
Ed note: Monster reported on the same trip in the previous entry.
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Broken Group. Online, Journal.
Source: Canadian Canoe Routes, British Columbia Forum.
Author: SGrant.
Route description: Toquart Bay, Stopper Islands, David Channel, Hand Island, Mence Island, past Dodd and Willis Islands, between Trickett and Turret Islands, camp on Turret Island. South side of Turtle Island, between Jarvis and Jaques Islands, between Nettle and Prideaux Islands, Hand Island, return to Toquart Bay.
Ed note: Contains also advice on paddling in the area.
Title at source: Broken Group Islands Thanksgiving Canoe/Kayak Trip, 2003.
http://www.myccr.com/SectionForums/view ... =10&t=3274
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Broken Group. Online, Journal.
Source: Canadian Canoe Routes, British Columbia Forum.
Author: SGrant.
Route description: Toquart Bay, Stopper Islands, between Hand Island and Pinkerton Islands, past Jacques Island, camp on Gilbert Island. South and east sides of Effingham Island, Wouwer Island, Benson Island, Clarke Island, Cooper Island, Wouwer Island, Clarke Island, Turtle Island, Willis and Dodd Islands, Hand Island, return to Toquart Bay.
Title at source: Broken Group Islands, August 2007.
http://www.myccr.com/SectionForums/view ... 10&t=26593
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Broken Group. Online, Journal.
Author: Tom Unger.
Route description: Torquart Bay, Gibraltar Island, Wiebe Island, past Turret Island, Clarke Island. Benson Island, Wouwer Island, Howell Island, Cree Island, Dicebox Island, Clarke Island. Turret Island, Clarke Island. Willis Island, Dodd Island, Turtle Island, Dodd Island. Effingham Island, sea arch, Hand Island, Torquart Bay.
http://www.tumtum.com/gallery/BrokenGrp02.shtml
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Broken Group. Online, Journal.
Author: Tom Unger.
Route description: Torquart Bay, Hand Island, Willis Island, Benson Island, blow hole, outer island(?), Faber Islets, Gibraltar Island, Dodd Island, lagoon(?), Hand Island, Torquart Bay.
http://www.tumtum.com/gallery/Post84Ky04.shtml
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Broken Group. Online, Journal, Photos, Map.
Location: “Ucluelet”.
Source: Every Trail.
Author: solsticejustin.
Day 1. Places mentioned (“17.0 miles”): Toquart Bay, Hand Island, Dodd Island, Gibraltar Island, Imperial Eagle Channel, Turtle Island.
Title at source: Broken Group - Day 1.
http://www.everytrail.com/view_trip.php?trip_id=44309
Day 2. Places mentioned (“7.3 miles”): Clark Island, Coaster Channel, Wouwer Island, Effingham Island, Gilbert Island, Turret Island, Dodd Island.
Title at source: Broken Group - Day 2.
http://www.everytrail.com/view_trip.php?trip_id=44310
Day 3. No paddling.
Day 4. Places mentioned (“14.0 miles”): Stopper Islands, Toquart Bay.
Title at source: Broken Group - Day 4.
http://www.everytrail.com/view_trip.php?trip_id=44313
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Broken Group. Online, Photos, Map.
Source: Every Trail.
Author: Canadaka.
Access: By ship from Port Alberni to Sechart Lodge?
Places on map (“13.8 miles”): Prideaux Island, Walsh Island, Willis Island, Turret Island, Lovett Island.
Title at source: Broken Islands Kayaking.
http://www.everytrail.com/view_trip.php?trip_id=933663
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Broken Group. Online, Map.
Ed note: Map only, and not a good one.
Location: “Port Alberni”.
Source: Every Trail.
Access: By ship from Port Alberni to Sechart Lodge?
Author: mhsundstrom.
Title at source: Broken Group Islands.
http://www.everytrail.com/view_trip.php?trip_id=174963
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Broken Group. Online, Photos.
Author: Marc Charron.
Route description: Guided day trip in the Broken Group; route not specified.
Title at source: Kayaking in the Broken Group Islands.
http://marccharron.blogspot.com/2009/08 ... lands.html
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Broken Group. Online, Note, Map.
Location: “Port Albion”.
Source: Every Trail.
Author: mhsundstrom.
Route description (“8.4 miles”): Toquart Bay to Dodd Island.
Title at source: Toquart Bay to Dodd Island.
http://www.everytrail.com/view_trip.php?trip_id=1200494
Route description (“7.4 miles”): Dodd Island to Toquart Bay.
Title at source: Return to Toquart Bay.
http://www.everytrail.com/view_trip.php?trip_id=1200501
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Broken Group. Notes.
Wainwright, Jack. Canoe Trips British Columbia, Wainbay Enterprises, Abbotsford (1994).
Places mentioned: Stopper Islands, Hand Island, Effingham Island, Benson Island.
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Broken Group. Notes.
Ince, John and Hedi Köttner. Sea Kayaking Canada’s West Coast. Raxas Books, Vancouver (1982). Ed note: Some of the logistical information may not be current; and gear has improved since publication.
Some places mentioned: Toquart Bay, Stopper Islands, Pinkerton Islands, Julia Passage, Island Harbour group, Hand Island, Turtle Island, Outer Islands.
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Broken Group. Notes, Journal.
Backlund, Gary and Paul Grey. Easykayaker: A guide to laid-back Vancouver Island paddling.Greyswan Publications, Ladysmith (2002).
Route description: Toquart Bay, Stopper Islands, Lyall Point, Hand Island, Brabant Islands, Dodd Island, Willis Island, Lovett Island, Clarke Island, Benson Island, Turret Island, Turtle Island, Willis Island, Keith Island, Mullins Island, Dempster Island, Gibraltar Island, Hand Island, Stopper Islands, Toquart Bay.
Title at source: The Broken Group Islands—Barkley Sound.
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Broken Group. Notes, Journal.
Backlund, Gary and Paul Grey. Easykayaker: A guide to laid-back Vancouver Island paddling.Greyswan Publications, Ladysmith (2002).
Route description: Toquart Bay, Stopper Islands, Lyall Point, Willis Island; day trips; Pinkerton Islands, Equis Beach, Lyall Point, Stopper Islands, Toquart Bay.
Title at source: The Broken Group Islands—Barkley Sound.
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Broken Group. Notes, Journal.
Backlund, Gary and Paul Grey. Easykayaker: A guide to laid-back Vancouver Island paddling.Greyswan Publications, Ladysmith (2002).
Route description: Toquart Bay, Lyall Point, Equis Beach, Pinkerton Islands, Prideaux Island, Nettle Island, Gibraltar Island; day trips; Jaques Island, Jarvis Island, Brabant Islands, Hand Island, Stopper Islands, Toquart Bay.
Title at source: The Broken Group Islands—Barkley Sound.
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Broken Group. Notes.
McGee, Peter. Kayak Routes of the Pacific Northwest Coast. Greystone Books (Douglas and McIntyre), Vancouver (2004).
Route description: Toquart Bay, Loudoun Channel, Stopper Islands, Hand Island, Dodd Island, Willis Island, Turtle Island, Trickett Island, Turret Island, Clarke Island, Benson Island, Gilbert Island, Wouver Island, Howell Island, Effingham Island, Wiebe Island, Dempster Island, Gibraltar Island, Sechart Lodge (alternate access/egress, from Port Alberni), ... , Loudoun Channel, ... , Toquart Bay.
Title at source: The Broken Group Islands.
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Broken Group. Notes, Journal.
Backlund, Gary and Paul Grey. Easykayaker: A guide to laid-back Vancouver Island paddling.Greyswan Publications, Ladysmith (2002).
Route description: Port Alberni, MV Frances Barkley, Sechart Lodge, Sechart Channel, Prideaux Island, Nettle Island, Denne Island, Jaques Island, Jarvis Island, Tiny Group, Chalk Island, Turtle Island, Walsh Island, Dodd Island, Willis Island; Thiepval Channel, Trickett Island, Lovett Island, Owens Island, Clarke Island, Benson Island, return to Willis Island; Turtle Island, Tiny Group, Mullins Island, Onion Island, return to Willis Island; paddle around Dodd Island; return to Sechart via Pinkerton Islands.
Title at source: The Broken Group Islands—Barkley Sound.
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Broken Group. Online, Notes, Photos.
Source: trailpeak.com
Author: alexk.
http://www.trailpeak.com/trail-Broken-G ... erni-BC-24
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Ucluelet Inlet. Information.
North Arm of Barkley Sound, that is, north of the Broken Group.
Please consult also the entry Pacific Rim National Park Reserve.
http://www.hellobc.com/ucluelet/things- ... oeing.aspx
http://www.ucluelet.travel/pacific-rim- ... let-tofino
http://www.ucluelet.net/index.htm?prnp_bgi.htm~body
Ucluelet.
http://www.ucluelet.travel/
http://www.ufn.ca/
http://www.ucluelet.ca/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ucluelet
http://www.hellobc.com/ucluelet.aspx
http://www.uclueletinfo.com/
http://www.ucluelet.net/
http://www.ucluelettourism.ca/
http://www.ucluelet.com/
https://www.google.ca/search?q=ucluelet ... 66&bih=675
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Ucluelet Inlet. Journal, Notes.
Backlund, Gary and Paul Grey. Kayaking Vancouver Island. Harbour Publishing, Madeira Park (2003).
Notes and journal: Wild Pacific Trail. Island West, Mercantile Creek, Thornton Creek.
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.


Alberni Inlet; subregion.

Alberni Inlet. Information.
Ed note: Extension of Barkley Sound.
Alberni Inlet.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alberni_Inlet
http://www.vancouverisland.com/regions/ ... ownID=3969
http://www.acrd.bc.ca/cms/wpattachments ... tID984.pdf
https://www.google.ca/search?q=Alberni+ ... 66&bih=675
Port Alberni.
http://www.portalberni.ca/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Port_Alberni
http://www.hellobc.com/port-alberni.aspx
http://www.portalbernitourism.ca/
http://www.alberniheritage.com/
https://www.google.ca/search?q=port+alb ... 66&bih=675
Sproat Lake.
Location: West of Port Alberni.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sproat_Lake
https://www.google.com/search?q=Sproat+ ... 66&bih=675
Sproat Lake Provincial Park.
http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explor ... sproat_lk/
http://www.vancouverisland.com/parks/?id=393
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sproat_Lak ... ncial_Park
http://www.hellobc.com/accommlisting/45 ... -park.aspx
http://www.theweathernetwork.com/parksfx/cabc3089
https://www.google.com/search?q=Sproat+ ... 66&bih=675
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Sproat Lake. Online, Note, Map.
Location: “Great Central”.
Source: Every Trail.
Author: mhsundstrom.
Route description (“3.4 miles”): Day trip on the lake.
Title at source: Canada Day kayak paddle on Sproat Lake.
http://www.everytrail.com/view_trip.php?trip_id=259811
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Port Alberni Harbour. Online, Note, Map.
Location: “Port Alberni”.
Source: Every Trail.
Author: mhsundstrom.
Route description (“5.1 miles”): Day trip on the harbour.
Title at source: Kayak tour of Port Alberni Harbour.
http://www.everytrail.com/view_trip.php?trip_id=260392
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.


Bamfield area and Deer Group; subregion.

Bamfield area. Information.
Please consult also the entry for Pacific Rim National Park Reserve.
The Bamfield area includes Bamfield, Mills Peninsula, Bamfield Inlet, Grappler Inlet, Port Desire, Sarita and Sarita Bay, Nanat Islet, Numukamis Bay, Trevor Channel and Alberni Inlet; and also (on the coast) Keeha Bay and Pachena Bay.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bamfield,_British_Columbia
http://www.vancouverisland.com/regions/towns/?townID=26
http://www.bamfieldchamber.com/maps.html
http://www.bamfield-bc.worldweb.com/
http://www.dairiki.org/tides/daily.php/bam
https://www.google.ca/search?q=bamfield ... 66&bih=675
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Deer Group. Information.
http://www.rei.com/guidepost/detail/bri ... roup/22190
http://www.skabc.org/tag/deer-group/
http://www.tripadvisor.ca/LocationPhoto ... umbia.html
http://www.westcoastpaddler.com/communi ... php?t=1281
http://paddlingplaces.blogspot.ca/2008/ ... kayak.html
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YqdvJrWzLVM
http://www.seakayakermag.com/forums/ubb ... umber=1700
https://www.google.ca/search?q=deer+gro ... 66&bih=675
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Bamfield area and the Deer Group. Journal, Notes.
Backlund, Gary and Paul Grey. Kayaking Vancouver Island. Harbour Publishing, Madeira Park (2003).
Notes and journal: Pachena Bay and Keeha Beach. West Coast Hiking Trail, to Pachena Point lighthouse. Bamfield Inlet and Grappler Inlet. Poett Nook, Sarita River mouth and Nanat Islet.
Notes: Trevor Channel, Deer Group, Tzartus Island and Chain Group.
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Bamfield area and the Deer Group. Notes.
McGee, Peter. Kayak Routes of the Pacific Northwest Coast. Greystone Books (Douglas and McIntyre), Vancouver (2004).
Route description (Deer Group): Bamfield (Port Desire), Trevor Channel, Helby Island, Diana Island; side trip to Edward King Island, Leach Islet and Folger Island; Diana Island, Sandford Island, Ross Islets, Fleming Island, Tzartus Island, Bamfield.
Other routes in the Bamfield area: Mills Peninsula, Bamfield Inlet, Grappler Inlet, Tapaltos Bay; Cape Beale.
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Deer Group. Online, Journal.
Sources: Canadian Canoe Routes (British Columbia Forum) and clubtread.com.
Author: SGrant.
Route description: Drive to Sarita. Poett Nook, Nanak Islet, Trevor Channel, Tzartus Island, Robbers Passage and Fleming Island, Ross Islets, Helby Island, Ohiat Islet, Sandford Island, Ross Islets, Robbers Passage, Trevor Channel, Nanak Islet, Poett Nook and Sarita.
Route description: Drive to Bamfield. Bamfield Inlet, Grappler Inlet. Hike a bit on the West Coast Trail.
CCR thread.
http://www.myccr.com/SectionForums/view ... 10&t=10725
Photos and discussion.
http://www.clubtread.com/sforum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=8583
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Deer Group. Notes.
Wainwright, Jack. Canoe Trips British Columbia, Wainbay Enterprises, Abbotsford (1994).
Places mentioned: Bamfield, Trevor Channel, Diana Island, Fleming Island, Stud Islets, Tzartus Island, Folger Island, Chain Group.
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.


South subregion.
Contents: Sooke area and everything else south of the Bamfield area.

Sooke area. Information.
Location: On Juan de Fuca Strait, west of Victoria.
http://www.sooke.ca/
http://sooke.org/
http://sookenet.com/sooke.shtml
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sooke,_British_Columbia
http://www.hellobc.com/sooke.aspx
https://www.google.ca/search?q=sooke&cl ... 66&bih=675
Whiffen/Whiffin Spit Park.
Ed note: Both spellings are used; Toporama uses Whiffin.
http://www.explorevancouverisland.com/w ... and_bc.htm
http://www.discoversooke.com/whiffen-spit.php
http://www.travelinbc.com/blog/victoria ... -in-sooke/
http://www.karenbrown.com/Attractions_G ... k/2791.php
https://www.google.ca/search?q=whiffen+ ... 66&bih=675
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Juan de Fuca Strait. Sooke to Pedder Bay. Online, Journal.
Source: PaddleWise library.
Author: Doug Lloyd.
Route description: Sooke, Whiffen Spit, Simpson Point, Company Point, Possession Point, Secretary (Donaldson) Island, O’Brien Point, Cabin Point, Beechey Head, Alldridge Point, West Bedford Island, Whirl Bay, Christopher Point, Eemdyk Passage (inside Bentinck Island), Edye Point, Pedder Bay.
Title at source: The Perfect Norm.
http://www.paddlewise.net/stories/dlloyd3.html
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Sooke basin. Journal, Notes.
Backlund, Gary and Paul Grey. Kayaking Vancouver Island. Harbour Publishing, Madeira Park (2003).
Notes and journal (day trip, loop): Whiffin Spit, Cooper Cove, Hutchinson Cove, Roche Cove, Anderson Cove, Hill Head, Whiffin Spit.
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Sooke basin. Online, Map.
Ed note: Map only.
Location: “Sooke”.
Source: Every Trail.
Author: pinkcanoe.
Route description (“15.1 miles”): Day trip on the basin.
Title at source: Sooke Basin Paddle.
http://www.everytrail.com/view_trip.php?trip_id=578035
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

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