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Don from Nanaimo writes:

Went in early July /17. Interesting hike and destination but as others have said, the trail through the bog is EXTREMELY muddy and can be difficult to follow due to the many attempted detours to avoid mud. Stay close to the rope in the trees, follow the yellow markers and flagging tape and you will be OK. Some people came back surprisingly mud free but clean clothes and shoes for when you get back to your car is highly recommended.

    Posted: July 4, 2017 10:06:51 AM PST


    Erik van Hal from Vught, The Netherlands writes:

    We hiked the Canso Plane Crash on december 30th, 2016, a nice sunny winterday, after a few really wet days. We were warned it could be muddy. And it was! We wore hiking boots, no rubber boots, but were nevertheless able to make it without our feet getting soaked. The way back we chose some drier diversions, but without losing sight of the waymarks. The hike took a lot more time then we expected. But is was absolutely worthwile, very spectactular and surprising to witness the crash site on the hill, like it happened yesterday.

      Posted: January 8, 2017 07:15:29 AM PST


      Julie from Seattle writes:

      The trail is *REALLY* muddy! It was slow going through the mud as we would sometimes fall in up to our knees. But it was neat to see the old plane sitting on the side of the mountain.

        Posted: October 18, 2016 12:14:23 AM PST


        Barry from Vancouver writes:

        This is one of the coolest hikes I've ever done. The plane is very intact considering it has been there since the 40's. The pools are neat where the bombs were destroyed. It's been very warm this year, so the muddy section was not very muddy for us, so I guess we were lucky. The only downside to this hike is having to walk along the highway but it's a short distance.

          Posted: July 20, 2015 11:54:06 PM PST


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