SAT. June 30, 9:00am: Elk River Valley, Buttle Area – 9:00 am at the Trailhead on Highway 28, Gold River Highway.
Naturalist Loys Maingon will lead a long day hike up the Elk River valley. The parking lot at the trail head is about 28 km past the bridge over Upper Campbell/Buttle Lakes, and drive time from Comox Valley is about 2 hours. Pack a lunch. This is a strenuous all day hike (24k round trip to Landslide Lake). Sturdy footwear is essential – be prepared for sudden changes in the weather in the mountains. Always carry water. No dogs, please. Participants should always check the SWI website for any changes in scheduling or trail conditions, 24 hours before the scheduled hikes. (http://strathconapark.org). For more information and to pre-register email: email@example.com