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Hike Juan de Fuca Trail Section 1 - China Beach to Bear Beach

  • Jul 6, 2014 · 8:30 AM
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This will be a 3 boot hike, for experienced hikers only. Please look at the document “Day Hike Rating System” in the files section to see how our hikes are rated.

Feautures of this hike include: Coastal rainforest, beaches, scenic vistas

Hazards of this hike include: Mud, large roots on trail, mud, wet logs to cross

Good boots with ankle support are a must for this event.

Please gauge your fitness level seriously for this arduous hike.

This hike offers spectacular views of Juan de Fuca Strait and beaches.

We will be hiking along the Juan de Fuca Trail Section 1 from China Beach Trailhead to Bear Beach. We will car pool to the hike start location, and because we are hiking one way we will do a car swap, trip costs payable to the driver will be calculated on the day.

Estimated distance is about 12k.

Accumulated Elevation is about 300m

Start time: 8:30AM

Lunch 12:30pm

Finish: 4:00 - 5:00pm

Bring your backpack, water, snacks, lunch, rain gear, and good footwear.

See “Essentials for your Day Pack” in the files section to make sure you are properly equipped for the trail.

Please be aware that this is a Club Tread event and our rules apply. You can read our policies for hikes in the files section of this site

There will be the usual waiver for everyone to sign, this is the standard release that we have all participants sign at Club Tread events, and you must supply a current emergency contact phone#. You can see a copy of the waiver in the files section of this site.


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  • A former member
    A former member

    It was a lovely hike! Thank you George and everyone.

    July 7, 2014

  • Micha M.

    Au contraire .. Thank you George for leading a great hike and to my fellow hikers for great company . A bit of rain ... well it IS the West Coast

    July 6, 2014

  • George

    Thanks to all who came, and again apologies for the start time mix-up, the rain and the bad jokes

    July 6, 2014

  • Alex

    We are at Saanich Municipal Hall. There are four of us.

    July 6, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    I would like to come. I hike often thou have never done this trail. Can I car pool with someone? I don't have a car. I can share gas costs and provide light conversation.

    July 3, 2014

    • George

      Hi Leona, We meet at Saanich Muni Hall (see above) then we car pool from there, costs are 7c per k. No problem getting a ride.

      July 3, 2014

4 went

  • George
    Dues Paid Jan. 11, 2017, Co-Organizer,
    Event Host
  • Alex
    dues paid Feb. 1, 2017
  • Micha M.
    Dues Paid August 31, 2017
  • A former member

Membership dues

CAD25.00 go to

This covers: rental of the hall for quarterly meetings, liability insurance for event leaders

Payment is accepted using:

  • Cash or check - “After you have attended 3 hikes as guest - GO TO THE CLUB WEBSITE to join and pay by PAYPAL/CREDIT CARD or CHEQUE only (NO CASH thanks)

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