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Lovely, Easy Hike

Morte Lake is a really beautiful hike that is pretty easy - about 6 mi. altogether, mostly flat but... read more

Reviewed September 11, 2017
Alison P
The journey is the destination!

The Morte Lake trail has 2 routes; the straight route up the creek bed and the ridge route up the... read more

Reviewed September 6, 2017
Todd B
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Sep 11, 2017
“Lovely, Easy Hike”
Sep 6, 2017
“The journey is the destination!”
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Walcan Road, British Columbia V0P 1N0, Canada
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Reviewed September 11, 2017

Morte Lake is a really beautiful hike that is pretty easy - about 6 mi. altogether, mostly flat but there are a lot of rocks and roots so you have to pay attention; very serene and the environment very untouched.Unfortunately, the day we went there...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Alison P
Reviewed September 6, 2017

The Morte Lake trail has 2 routes; the straight route up the creek bed and the ridge route up the mountain. Both are spectacular and the refreshing dip in the lake is just the refresh that you need to head back down the hill. Pack...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Todd B
Reviewed August 8, 2017

We needed to get out and walk and this fit the bill. beautiful area and old growth trees and worked off some of the vacation food we had been eating. Watch out for logging trucks

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank lorraishome
Reviewed September 9, 2016

Not mentioned in the guides this Trail is a hard one with some of the trail being up fairly steep paths. At times there are conflicting signage which doesn't endear oneself to the trail. The main part is the real lack of knowing how much...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Cornakey
Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

Nice hike and amazing landscape, really worth it! The starting point and the trails are poorly indicated, luckily google maps helped us find the way...

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank gabealcaraz
Reviewed June 12, 2016

If you like to trail run, the Morte Lake Trail is fabulous! Some technical bits, but otherwise very gentle running through beautiful forest and rocky bluffs around pristine Morte Lake.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank 76AstonV8
Reviewed March 23, 2016

On a sunny day, there is nothing like swimming outdoors, with a minimum of people around. Eagles overhead, or a loon following, there is nothing like Morte Lake. It is a long hike, though.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank 146adrianned
Reviewed October 23, 2015

I would like to add a few photographs of this lake and its trail, but can't figure out how to do so. This lake and its trail are easy hiking, good swimming, good camping, and good for wildlife observation. Quadra Island has the best sea-kayaking...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank alpinewriting
Reviewed October 21, 2015

The walk around the Morte Lake Trail from the car-park on the Walcan Road takes 2-3 hours and takes you along an easy trail without any big slopes, through fir forest around this beautiful lake. As you walk around the lake itself you may see...More

Date of experience: October 2015
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