TRAIL DIRECTIONS TO:
Start at Masons Store at Renfrew/Shawnigan Lake Roads, North end of
Total distance 15.5km to the trailhead
0 km. Take the road west on
5.5km Pass Kinsol Trestle entrance at 5.5km (a 2km walk on right, well worth the effort).
6.km Continue on excellent gravel road
12km Active logging truck road comes in from the left. Be careful, give way to the trucks!!!
14.8km Yellow bridge/orange gate at base of Kapoor Hill (rough and steep)
15.5km Y in road, take right branch, immediately see orange gate on right. Park here.
Start from this gate, total walking distance 1.85km. Follow the road/motorbike trail. Look for blue “TRAIL” tape, especially at the trail intersections.
After 500metres along the motorbike trail take the right branch. Look for blue tape.
Just past tree marked 1+026 metres, take a right turn off the motorbike trail onto the walking trail (Blue tape). (If you go past the entrance you will go up a long hill, next # will be higher, you will have gone too far).
At Y on trail, (slash marks on trees), high side leads to main grove. Take a side trip to the right, down into the
Take the trail above the old road and continue to the Ancient Forest. (Walk past the big butt log on the roadside, count the rings.) This goes down to the edge of the
Try not to impact the ground around the trees.
Immediately when returning home write letters to:-
The Editor, Times Colonist. email@example.com,
Minister of Environment; Hon.Barry Penner; firstname.lastname@example.org.
Minister of Agriculture and Lands, Hon. Pat Bell email@example.com.
Minister of Forests. Hon. Rich Coleman Rich.firstname.lastname@example.org
Minister of Tourism; Hon. Stan Hagen. Stan.email@example.com
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