Active Adventure

Hiking the West Coast Trail or North Coast Trail requires a fairly high level of fitness. These hikes are moderately strenuous. A typical pack weighs 35 to 50 lbs. (16 to 23 kg), and is carried over varied terrain requiring stepping up higher than normal steps and bending and ducking to get around obstacles.Some preparation is helpful.

Picturesque Islet on the North Coast Trail

Typical Day

Rising around 6:00 am to breakfast and pack up, we generally begin hiking around 8:00 am. After regular rest stops, lunch is typically around 1:30 pm. Continuing after lunch, we typically arrive at our camp site around 4:00 to 5:00 pm. Some times vary depending on tidal dependencies on the trail. Dinner is usually around 6:00 to 7:00.

Misty morning on the West Coast Trail

Age range, type of group

Groups typically range from mid-twenties to mid-fifties, usually a mix of individuals, friend pairs, and couples.

Humpbacks swim the Goletas Channel

Sleeping and meals

Tents are provided and sleeping arrangements are worked out at the beginning of the tour. Meals are prepared by the guides at camp.

WCT Boardwalk-Slippery When Wet


No pets are allowed.

North Coast Trail Beach

Other Information

Transportation is provided from the point of departure, typically at a an arranged hotel, airport, or ferry terminal.

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USD $1,351.55 per trip
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