Day 4: Saysutshun (Newcastle Island)

Trail: Saysutshun (Newcastle Island) Distance Hiked: 13.77 km Walking Time: 3 hrs, 14 min Difficulty: Easy Getting There: Ferry from Maffeo Sutton Park, Nanaimo, BC ($7 return) History: Saysutshun is the home of the Snuneymuxw people. It is associated with physical and spiritual healing. After European contact, Saysutshun housed a coal mining operation, a fish-salting …

Day 2: Enos Lake

Continuing on with our #30hikesin30days challenge, here is a snapshot of Day 2. This was actually a hike and a separate walk, back to back. Walk 1:  Enos Lake, Nanoose Bay, BC Distance:  8.37 km Walking Time:  2 hrs Walk 2:  Parksville Downtown Loop (to and from our home) Distance:  5.82 km Walking Time:  1.25 …