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Lone Cone Hike

Defiantly a challenge because of the tree roots and mud... trail markers can dissappear at times... read more

Reviewed 9 January 2018
Cloverdale, Canada
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Challenging hike with amazing views!

Really enjoyed this hike. The trail was well marked but a challenging climb through trees... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2017
Sarah C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The trail is really not well maintained. You will have to step over several fallen trees on the track. It had rained the day before our hike and the first 5 km were almost impassable because of the water holes. Not to mention that this...More

Thank cath5rine6
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are very experienced day hikers. We have hiked all over the country and done up to 15 miles in a day. We have done many other hikes listed as "strenuous", and never had any major problems, until we did this hike. This was the...More

1  Thank hikingfool2018
Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

Defiantly a challenge because of the tree roots and mud... trail markers can dissappear at times also. But worth it for the view. Check out both lookouts as I only went to one not knowing another was there. Bring mosquito repellant and water which I...More

Thank in2tiv
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed this hike. The trail was well marked but a challenging climb through trees & forest. The views from the top of the surrounding islands were spectacular. Also the boat ride over to Meares island from Tofino was lovely. Eric our boat driver pointed...More

Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

This hike is not for the faint hearted you will have to be in very good physical condition and have perfect balance, more like climbing than hiking be very careful on the decent very slippy lots of hard tree roots and steep, safety concerns as...More

Thank Familyguy38
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Located on Meares Island you take a water taxi to get there. 10-20 dollars and a five minute ride. The hike takes you through a dense forest, climbing over and under fallen logs and big, tangling roots. It starts out pretty flat but gets steeper...More

Thank El D
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

This is a challenging hike, I'm from alberta and usually climb mountains and found it challenging. Rocks, mud and climbing over trees made it challenging, it was pretty vertical. Overall a unique hike with the boat and all.

Thank mmmkjcalgs
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

I would rate this hike as challenging due to all of the tree roots that can make for a slippery ascent and decent. We called to reserve a water taxi a day before we went on the hike, because it was the May long weekend....More

2  Thank Mike B
Reviewed 16 May 2017

The bottom section of the trail was muddy, but soon we encountered huge Western Red Cedar trees that made up for the mud. The trail is flagged, but at one point our group did get off route for a while (we missed a fork in...More

Thank johnyoung22222
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Stayed at the amazing Hostel on the island, woke up early to catch the sunrise on top of Lone Cone. I left at 4am, Take a headlamp, 3L of water and food. It's pretty vertical! I got unlucky with low clouds, but it was still...More

Thank Frankie M
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Britni B
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Response from Sarah C | Reviewed this property |
I saw people with dogs hiking the trail when I did it in September.
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Response from BunkyDeCrow |
Tofino Water Taxi will take you there. Call 250-725-8844 to reserve.