Posts by Terry Lewis

Revised VI Trail route – Tsable Mtn. to Mt. Clifton – Beauforts

Revised VI Trail route – Tsable Mtn. to Mt. Clifton – Beauforts

The route of the Vancouver Island Trail northwards from Tsable Mtn. has been revised in order to avoid a challenging...

Temporary Trail Closure on Alberni Inlet Trail

Temporary Trail Closure on Alberni Inlet Trail

A section of the Alberni Inlet Trail  will be closed for road building: Where:   – Stage 1 from 2.8 to...

Temporary Trail closure between Humpback trailhead and the Goldstream R bridge

Temporary Trail closure between Humpback trailhead and the Goldstream R bridge

A short section of the TCT/Great Trail is currently closed because of an unstable rockslope above the trail – work...

Trail Usage has Surged during the Pandemic

Trail Usage has Surged during the Pandemic

Trail usage in the US last year, coincident with the pandemic, has risen in the order of 50%.  This is...

A 2020 Through-hike of the Vancouver Island Trail

A 2020 Through-hike of the Vancouver Island Trail

A couple going by their trail names of Constantine and Magpie hiked from Victoria to Cape Scott in late summer...

Article on VI Trail from Lonely Planet

Article on VI Trail from Lonely Planet

The Lonely Planet recently did a great article on the VI Trail. Well worth a read!

Decommissioning of the Englewood Logging Railway

Decommissioning of the Englewood Logging Railway

Western Forest Products recently released their plans for the decommissioning, i.e. removal of rails and associated infrastructure, of the logging...

Cumberland to Strathcona Park

Cumberland to Strathcona Park

Leave Cumberland via the back lane across Sutton Road from the Rec Centre parking lot.  As you leave the residential...

VI Trail Association – President’s Report – May 2020

VI Trail Association – President’s Report – May 2020

The Vancouver Island Trail – President’s Report for 2019/Spring 2020   2019 was an exciting year for us, appropriately falling...

THE VI TRAIL – CUMBERLAND TO FORBIDDEN PLATEAU

THE VI TRAIL – CUMBERLAND TO FORBIDDEN PLATEAU

Take a look at a recent section hiker’s experience – the VI Trail between Cumberland and Forbidden Plateau – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rpXR6RTjMZc...