What to Bring
What you need on the West Coast Trail depends on what you plan to do.
- Are you a weekend warrior planning the full Comfort Camping experience? You’ll need good boots , clothing, and outdoor gear suitable to the West Coast weather and the 2.5KM hike to the site. Bring a sleeping bag and a backpack to carry it all and if you’re arriving the night before you can book our Motel or try the Campground and there is a restaurant in the General Store that carries hikers' supplies, package foods and fuel.
- Are you a weekend warrior planning to cook for yourself? The usual gear plus cook stove, cookware and utensils.
- Are you hiking half or the full 75km trail? Visit the Parks Canada site for comprehensive info on how to book the trail, what to bring, fees, how to pay and how best to plan your trip.