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Post 1.
(a) Introduction.
(b) Coastal end-to-end Routes.
(c) Coastal Routes, Subregion Queen Charlotte Strait.
(d) Coastal Routes, Subregion Broughton-Johnstone.
http://myccr.com/phpbbforum/viewtopic.php?f=105&t=37908
Post 2 (this post).
Coastal Routes, Subregion Desolation-Discovery.
http://myccr.com/phpbbforum/viewtopic.php?f=105&t=41467
Post 3.
(a) Coastal Routes, Subregion Strait of Georgia (west part).
(b) Inland Routes.
http://myccr.com/phpbbforum/viewtopic.php?f=105&t=41484

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Subregion Desolation-Discovery

Definition of the subregion.
From Port Neville - Windy Point (boundary with the Broughton-Johnstone subregion), east and south to a line across the Strait of Georgia; that line starts between Lund and Sliammon on the mainland, passes between Savary Island and Harwood Island, and reaches Vancouver Island at a point west of Comox.
Specific inclusions.
Discovery Islands (list posted below), Savary Island, Hernando Island. Agamemnon Channel, Desolation Sound, Discovery Passage, Homfray Channel, Okeover Inlet. Campbell River, Lund.
Specific exclusions.
Broughton Archipelago, Sunshine Coast (lower Sunshine Coast to some). Jervis Inlet, Malaspina Strait, Sechelt Inlet. Denman Island and Hornby Island and Sandy Island, Jedediah Island. Lasqueti Island, Texada Island, Harwood Island. Sliammon, Powell River, Comox.
Resource.
Harbord, Heather. Sea Kayak Desolation Sound and the Sunshine Coast. Rocky Mountain Books, Calgary (2005).
http://books.google.ca/books?id=7aI27I8 ... &q&f=false

Desolation Sound and its parks and places. Information.
Desolation Sound. Information.
http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/planni ... srec_n.pdf
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Desolation_Sound
http://www.vancouverisland.com/Regions/ ... ownID=3965
http://www.thesunshinecoast.com/about/d ... sound.html
http://www.powellriverdirect.com/sports ... ncial_Park
http://members.shaw.ca/paradigmshift/desolation.html
http://www.bctravelgems.com/index.php/b ... tion-sound
http://www.ibacanada.com/site.jsp?siteID=BC067
http://www.harbourpublishing.com/title/desolationsound
http://www.mothershipadventures.com/Map ... nd_map.htm
http://mappery.com/Desolation-Sound-Detail-Map
http://www.sailingaway.ca/desolation.htm
http://www.vancouversailingclub.com/desolation-sound
http://dsses.realeasyweb.com/
http://www.discoverboating.ca/boating/d ... aspx?id=33
http://www.crmuseum.ca/sites/default/fi ... atures.pdf
https://www.google.ca/search?q=desolati ... 66&bih=655
Bliss Landing.
Location: Malaspina Peninsula.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bliss_Land ... h_Columbia
http://www.flickriver.com/places/Canada ... s+Landing/
Copeland Islands.
http://www.sunshinecoasteh.com/lund/parks/copeland.htm
http://www.findingdulcinea.com/features ... lands.html
http://bcadayatatime.com/2012/04/26/wil ... islands-2/
https://www.google.ca/search?q=Copeland ... 66&bih=655
Lund.
http://www.lundbc.ca/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lund,_British_Columbia
http://www.britishcolumbia.com/regions/towns/?townID=9
http://tides.mobilegeographics.com/locations/3486.html
http://www.lund-bc.worldweb.com/
http://lundharbourbc.wordpress.com/
http://www.thesunshinecoast.com/lund/
https://www.google.ca/search?q=lund+bri ... 66&bih=655
Okeover Arm (aka Okeover Inlet).
Ed note: Malaspina Inlet is part of it?
http://www.tide-forecast.com/locations/ ... des/latest
http://www.wavelengthmagazine.com/2001/on01living.html
https://www.google.ca/search?q=Okeover+ ... 66&bih=655
Refuge Cove.
Location: West Redonda Island.
http://www.refugecove.com/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Refuge_Cov ... h_Columbia
https://www.google.ca/search?q=refuge+c ... 66&bih=655
Curme Islands.
Location: Northeast end of Mink Island.
http://ccel.ca/2012/10/15/curme-islands ... ia-canada/
https://plus.google.com/107078594202276 ... X9j3cyGorM
https://www.google.ca/search?q=Curme+is ... 66&bih=655
Mink Island.
Ed note: Privately owned.
http://minkisland.com/
https://www.google.ca/search?q=Mink+isl ... 66&bih=655
Savary Island.
Located outside the Sound, in the Strait of Georgia; information included here for convenience.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Savary_Island
http://www.thesunshinecoast.com/savaryisland/
http://www.sunshinecoastcanada.com/hidd ... ary-island
http://www.kennellpublishing.com/
https://www.google.ca/search?q=savary+i ... 66&bih=655
British Columbia Provincial Parks, Vancouver Island North.
http://www.gocampbellriver.com/parks-a- ... cial-parks
Desolation Sound Marine Provincial Park.
http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explor ... esolation/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Desolation ... ncial_Park
http://www.vancouverisland.com/parks/?id=462
http://www.sunshinecoastcanada.com/hidd ... tion-sound
http://www.hellobc.com/activitylisting/ ... -park.aspx
http://www.tripadvisor.ca/Attraction_Re ... umbia.html
http://www.mydestination.com/britishcol ... ncial-park
http://www.bcadventure.com/adventure/ex ... nsound.htm
https://www.google.ca/search?q=Desolati ... 66&bih=655
Copeland Islands Marine Provincial Park.
http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explor ... peland_is/
http://www.findingdulcinea.com/features ... lands.html
http://www.vancouverisland.com/parks/?id=461
http://www.bcseakayak.com/our-destinati ... d-islands/
http://wikimapia.org/12904489/Copeland- ... ncial-Park
http://www.westcoastpaddler.com/communi ... php?t=2828
http://travelbritishcolumbia.com/things ... cial-park/
https://www.google.com/search?q=Copelan ... 66&bih=675
http://www.protectedplanet.net/sites/13105
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Copeland_I ... ncial_Park
Okeover Arm Provincial Park.
http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explor ... s/okeover/
http://www.vancouverisland.com/parks/?id=467
http://wikimapia.org/18393645/Okeover-A ... ncial-Park
https://www.google.com/search?q=Okeover ... 66&bih=675
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Okeover_Ar ... ncial_Park
Destination entry. Desolation Sound. Online, Notes, Photo.
Author: Leigh McAdam.
http://hikebiketravel.com/4371/top-5-se ... -columbia/
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Desolation Sound. Okeover Inlet, West Redonda Island. Online, Journal.
Source: ripplewake library.
Author: Monster.
Route description (loop trip): Okeover Inlet, Grace Harbour, Malaspina Inlet, Lewis Channel, West Redonda Island, Redonda Bay, Deer Passage, Pryce Channel, Waddington Channel, Desolation Sound, Martin Islands, return to Okeover Inlet.
http://ripplewake.ca/
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Desolation Sound. Notes.
Ince, John and Hedi Köttner. Sea Kayaking Canada’s West Coast. Raxas Books, Vancouver (1982).
Ed note: Some of the logistical information may not be current; and gear has improved since publication.
Some places mentioned: Malaspina Peninsula and Inlet, Okeover Inlet, Galley Bay, Tenedos Bay, Toba Inlet and River, Homfray Channel, Pryce Channel, Waddington Channel, East Redonda Island, West Redonda Island.
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Desolation Sound. Lund to Roscoe Bay; return. Notes.
Relevant parks: Desolation Sound Marine PP, Copeland Islands Marine PP, Roscoe Bay PP.
McGee, Peter. Kayak Routes of the Pacific Northwest Coast. Greystone Books (Douglas and McIntyre), Vancouver (2004).
Route description: Lund, Copeland Islands (and Marine PP), Bliss Landing, Sarah Point, Desolation Sound, Mink Island, Curme Islands, Homfray Channel, Roscoe Bay; return, continue to Okeover Inlet (southeast down Malaspina Inlet), ... .
Title at source: Desolation Sound.
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Desolation Sound. Lund, Homfray Channel, Pryce Channel, Deer Passage, Lewis Channel, Lund. Notes.
McGee, Peter. Kayak Routes of the Pacific Northwest Coast. Greystone Books (Douglas and McIntyre), Vancouver (2004).
Route description: Lund, Copeland Islands (and PP), Bliss Landing, Sarah Point, Desolation Sound, Mink Island, Melville Island, Homfray Channel, Forbes Bay, Attwood Bay, Pryce Channel, Double Island, Connis Point, Lewis Channel, Teakerne Arm (side trip), Martin Islands, Desolation Sound, Kinghorn Island, Sarah Point, ... , Lund.
Title at source: Toba Inlet.
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Desolation Sound. Notes.
Wainwright, Jack. Canoe Trips British Columbia, Wainbay Enterprises, Abbotsford (1994).
Places mentioned: Okeover Arm, Malaspina Inlet, Waddington Channel, Pendrell Sound, Redonda Island.
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Desolation Sound. Online, Notes, Map.
Source: Northern Waters (shutterfly.com).
Route description: Consult map.
Title at source: Desolation Sound (BC).
http://northernwaters.shutterfly.com/desolationsound
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Desolation Sound. Okeover Arm, Copeland Islands, Lund. Online, Photos, Map.
Location: “Bliss Landing”.
Source: Every Trail.
Author: gregus.
Route description (“56 miles”): Okeover Arm Provincial Park, Okeover Inlet, Grace Harbour, Desolation Sound, Sarah Point, Strait of Georgia, Copeland Islands; exit near Lund.
Title at source: Kayaking the Copelands Islands.
http://www.everytrail.com/view_trip.php?trip_id=328968
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Desolation Sound and Homfray Channel. Online, Map.
Ed note: Map only.
Location: “Desolation Sound”.
Source: Every Trail.
Author: tdusatko.
Route description (“34 miles”, long weekend): Penrose Bay (Okeover Arm), Zephine Head, Mink Island, Homfray Channel; return.
Title at source: Desolation Sound.
http://www.everytrail.com/view_trip.php?trip_id=309037
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Desolation Sound. Copeland Islands area. Online, Notes, Photo.
Source: Discover Powell River.
Author: Don MacKay.
Places mentioned: Lund, Copeland Islands, Major Rock.
Title at source: THE KAYAK TRIP TO THE COPELAND ISLANDS MARINE PARK AND THE AMAZING SALMON ARM.
http://www.discoverpowellriver.com/pdf/ ... Mackay.pdf
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Desolation Sound. Okeover Inlet, Tenedos Bay and Roscoe Bay. Online, Notes, Photos.
Source: trailpeak.com
Author: alexk.
Route description (“40 km, 1d+11h”): Okeover Inlet, Curme Islands, Tenedos Bay, Roscoe Bay, Mary Island, Okeover Inlet.
Title at source: Desolation Sound.
http://www.trailpeak.com/trail-Desolati ... iver-BC-31
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Desolation Sound. From Lund. Online, Notes, Photos, Videos.
Source: trailpeak.com
Author: camshaft.
Places mentioned (“205 km, 2d+15h”): To be avoided: Prideaux Haven, Tenedos Bay and Grace Harbour.
Title at source: Desolation Sound - 9 days near Powell River, BC.
http://www.trailpeak.com/trail-Desolati ... er-BC-7011
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Desolation Sound. From Lund. Online, Journal, Photo.
Author: Darryl Leniuk.
Places mentioned: Lund, Copeland Islands, Sarah Point, Desolation Sound, Prideaux Haven, West Redonda Island, Gifford Peninsula, Grace Harbour.
Title at source: Exploring B.C.'s Sunshine Coast by kayak.
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/tra ... d/follows/
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Savary Island. Online, Notes, Photos, GPS.
Source: trailpeak.com
Author: trailpeak.
Route description (“15 km, 7 h”): Access from Lund; camping possible.
http://www.trailpeak.com/trail-Savary-I ... ver-BC-773
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

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Discovery Islands. Information.
Ed note: NOT Discovery Island, which lies a bit east of Victoria.
Discovery Islands.
http://www.discoveryislands.ca/
http://www.discoveryislands.ca/map/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Discovery_Islands
http://www.vancouverisland.com/regions/ ... ownID=3979
http://www.discoveryislands.worldweb.com/
http://www.discoveryislands.ca/about_th ... lands.html
Images.
Ed note: May include images of Discovery Island, posted by mistake.
https://www.google.ca/search?q=discover ... 66&bih=655
List of the larger islands.
Cortes Island, Hardwicke Island, Hernando Island, Marina Island, Maurelle Island, Quadra Island, Read Island, East and West Redonda Islands, Rendezvous Islands (including Raza Island), Sonora Island, Stuart Island, East and West Thurlow Islands, Twin Islands.
Cortes Island.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cortes_Island
http://www.cortesisland.com/cgi-bin/tid ... w_home.cgi
http://www.discoveryislands.ca/cortes_island/
http://www.bcferries.com/schedules/nort ... urrent.php
http://www.vancouverisland.com/Regions/ ... townID=212
http://www.arbutusarts.com/cortes-island.html
Hardwicke Island.
Ed note: Yorke Island is 1 km west of Hardwicke Island.
http://www.gocampbellriver.com/discover ... cke-island
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hardwicke_Island
http://www.crmuseum.ca/sites/default/fi ... ndAug9.pdf
http://travelingluck.com/North%20Americ ... sland.html
http://www.members.shaw.ca/kennmac/preface.htm
http://aroundguides.com/24287208
Hernando Island.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hernando_Island
http://www.waywest.ca/location/hernando-island
http://www.memorybc.ca/hernando-island;term/browseTerm
http://gallery.crmuseum.ca/photograph/h ... nd-loggers
https://www.google.ca/search?q=Hernando ... 66&bih=655
Marina Island.
https://www.google.ca/search?q=Marina+I ... 66&bih=655
Maurelle Island.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maurelle_Island
http://www.gocampbellriver.com/discover ... lle-island
http://www.waywest.ca/location/maurelle-island
https://www.google.ca/search?q=Maurelle ... 66&bih=655
Quadra Island.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quadra_Island
http://www.quadraisland.ca/
http://www.quadraisland.com/
http://www.discoveryislands.ca/quadra_island/
http://www.bcferries.com/schedules/nort ... urrent.php
https://www.google.ca/search?q=Quadra+I ... 66&bih=655
Raza Island.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raza_Island
https://www.google.ca/search?q=Raza+Isl ... 66&bih=655
Read Island.
Both settlement and island.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Read_Island
http://www.gocampbellriver.com/discover ... ead-island
http://www.discoveryislands.ca/about_th ... lands.html
http://www.rocalink.com/wp-content/uplo ... hosts.html
https://www.google.ca/search?q=read+isl ... 66&bih=655
Redonda Islands, East and West.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/West_Redonda_Island
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/East_Redonda_Island
http://www.discoveryislands.ca/about_th ... lands.html
http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explor ... uremap.pdf
http://www.discoveryislands.ca/outer_is ... sland.html
http://www.gocampbellriver.com/discover ... da-islands
https://www.google.ca/search?q=Redonda+ ... 66&bih=655
Rendezvous Islands and Raza Island.
http://www.vancouverisland.com/regions/ ... ownID=4062
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rendezvous_Islands
http://www.discoveryislands.ca/about_th ... lands.html
https://www.google.ca/search?q=Rendezvo ... 66&bih=655
Sonora Island.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sonora_Island
http://www.discoveryislands.ca/about_th ... lands.html
http://www.gobc.ca/sonora-island-travel/
https://www.google.ca/search?q=sonora+i ... 66&bih=655
Stuart Island.
Both settlement and island.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stuart_Isl ... olumbia%29
http://www.stuartislanddock.org/
http://www.discoveryislands.ca/about_th ... lands.html
https://www.google.ca/search?q=stuart+i ... 66&bih=655
Thurlow Islands, East and West.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/West_Thurlow_Island
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/East_Thurlow_Island
http://www.gocampbellriver.com/discover ... ow-islands
http://www.discoveryislands.ca/about_th ... lands.html
Twin Islands.
Location: Southeast of Cortes Island.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Twin_Islan ... olumbia%29
http://www.deepcovekayak.com/map/twin-islands/
http://www.tide-forecast.com/locations/ ... h-Columbia
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Parks of the Discovery Islands. Information.
British Columbia Provincial Parks, Vancouver Island North.
http://www.gocampbellriver.com/parks-a- ... cial-parks
Cortes Island parks.
http://www.gulfislandsguide.com/parks/c ... and-parks/
East Redonda Island Ecological Reserve.
http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/eco_re ... da_er.html
http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/eco_re ... nd_map.pdf
http://ecoreserves.bc.ca/portfolio_item ... sland-er2/
https://www.google.ca/search?q=East+Red ... 66&bih=655
Ha’thayim (Von Donop) Marine Provincial Park.
Location: Northwest tip of Cortes Island.
http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explor ... /hathayim/
http://www.vancouverisland.com/parks/?id=513
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/H%C3%A1tha ... ncial_Park
https://www.google.com/search?q=Von+Don ... 66&bih=675
Mansons Landing Marine Provincial Park.
Location: Cortes Island.
http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explor ... s/mansons/
http://www.vancouverisland.com/parks/?id=517
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mansons_La ... h_Columbia
Octopus Islands Provincial Park.
Location: Between Quadra Island and Maurelle Island.
http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explor ... s/octopus/
http://www.britishcolumbia.com/parks/?id=523
https://www.google.com/search?q=Octopus ... 66&bih=675
Read Island Provincial Park.
Location: Near Quadra Island.
http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explor ... s/read_is/
http://www.britishcolumbia.com/parks/?id=527
http://www.gulfislands.worldweb.com/Rea ... ksGardens/
https://www.google.com/search?q=Read+Is ... 66&bih=675
Rebecca Spit Marine Provincial Park.
Location: Quadra Island.
http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explor ... s/rebecca/
http://www.britishcolumbia.com/parks/?id=406
http://www.ourbc.com/discover_bc/provin ... a_spit.htm
https://www.google.com/search?q=Rebecca ... 66&bih=675
Rendezvous Island South Provincial Park.
http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explor ... endezvous/
http://www.vancouverisland.com/parks/?id=556
Rock Bay Marine Provincial Park.
Location: Northwest of Campbell River on Vancouver Island, near the junction of Discovery Passage and Johnstone Strait.
http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explor ... /rock_bay/
http://www.vancouverisland.com/parks/?id=407
https://www.google.com/search?q=Rock+Ba ... 66&bih=675
Roscoe Bay Provincial Park.
Location: East side of West Redonda Island.
http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explor ... gs/roscoe/
http://www.vancouverisland.com/parks/?id=472
http://travelbritishcolumbia.com/things ... cial-park/
http://travelingluck.com/North%20Americ ... 20Bay.html
https://www.google.ca/search?q=roscoe+b ... 66&bih=655
Small Inlet Marine Provincial Park.
Location: Quadra Island.
http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explor ... all_inlet/
http://www.sierraclub.bc.ca/local-group ... dras-parks
http://www.britishcolumbia.com/parks/?id=531
http://www.pacificyachting.com/blog/py- ... nt&print=1
http://attractions.worldweb.com/1-10380 ... _Park.html
http://travelbritishcolumbia.com/things ... cial-park/
Smelt Bay Provincial Park.
Location: Cortes Island.
http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explor ... smelt_bay/
http://www.britishcolumbia.com/parks/?id=532
http://www.hellobc.com/accommlisting/45 ... -park.aspx
https://www.google.com/search?q=Smelt+B ... 66&bih=675
Surge Narrows Provincial Park.
Location: South end of Maurelle Island.
http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explor ... /surge_nr/
http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explor ... k_map.html
http://www.vancouverisland.com/parks/?id=534
https://www.google.com/search?q=Surge+N ... 66&bih=675
Teakerne Arm Provincial Park.
Location: West side of West Redonda Island.
http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explor ... /teakerne/
http://www.vancouverisland.com/parks/?id=479
http://travelbritishcolumbia.com/things ... cial-park/
http://attractions.worldweb.com/1-10188 ... _Park.html
http://www.panoramio.com/photo/27007261
https://www.google.ca/search?q=Teakerne ... 66&bih=655
Thurston Bay Marine Provincial Park.
Location: “Thurston Bay Marine Provincial Park surrounds Thurston Bay on Sonora Island, at the junction of Johnstone Strait and Discovery Passage.”
http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explor ... /thurston/
http://www.vancouverisland.com/parks/?id=535
Walsh Cove Provincial Park.
Location: West Redonda Island.
http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explor ... /walsh_cv/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Walsh_Cove_Provincial_Park
http://www.vancouverisland.com/parks/?id=480
http://travelbritishcolumbia.com/things ... cial-park/
http://www.protectedplanet.net/sites/67059
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Settlements of the Discovery Islands. Information.
Ed note: Places that paddlers may encounter on their journeys.
Big Bay.
Location: Stuart Island.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Big_Bay_Water_Aerodrome
http://tides.mobilegeographics.com/locations/551.html
http://www.flickr.com/photos/lavertonimages/1162211682/
Blind Channel.
Location: West Thurlow Island.
http://www.blindchannel.com/history/
Bold Point.
Location: Quadra Island.
http://www.farmstay-ca.com/
Church House.
Location: Mainland, near Raza Island.
http://bcmarina.com/Places/Church_House ... nails.html
http://knowbc.com/limited/Books/Encyclo ... urch-House
Cortes Bay.
Location: Cortes Island.
http://www.haa.bc.ca/harbour/cortes-bay
https://www.google.ca/search?q=cortes+b ... 66&bih=655
Granite Bay.
Location: Quadra Island.
http://www.britishcolumbia.com/parks/?id=531
Heriot Bay.
Location: Quadra Island.
http://www.travel-british-columbia.com/ ... eriot-bay/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heriot_Bay ... h_Columbia
http://www.quadraisland.ca/about_quadra ... otbay.html
https://www.google.ca/search?q=heriot+b ... 66&bih=655
http://www.hellobc.com/accommlisting/45 ... arina.aspx
Homfray Creek.
Location: Mainland, north of East Redonda Island.
Nothing of interest for the settlement was found on the web.
Klahoose.
Location: Cortes Island.
http://klahoose.org/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Klahoose_First_Nation
http://fnbc.info/node/692
Mansons Landing.
Location: Cortes Island.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mansons_La ... h_Columbia
http://www.waywest.ca/location/mansons- ... tes-island
http://www.haa.bc.ca/harbour/mansons-landing
Owen Bay.
Location: Sonora Island.
http://www.members.shaw.ca/kennmac/owen.htm
http://bcmarina.com/Places/Owen_Bay/Web ... nails.html
http://tides.mobilegeographics.com/locations/4499.html
Seaford.
Location: Cortes Island.
Nothing of interest for the settlement was found on the web.
Squirrel Cove.
Location: Cortes Island.
http://www.haa.bc.ca/harbour/squirrel-cove
http://www.savesquirrelcove.ca/page2.html
http://www.ourbc.com/travel_bc/bc_citie ... island.htm
https://www.google.ca/search?q=squirrel ... 66&bih=655
Surge Narrows.
Location: Read Island.
http://www.bc-ww.com/index.php/river-gu ... e-narrows/
http://www.dairiki.org/tides/monthly.php/sur
https://www.google.ca/search?client=fir ... 20columbia
Teakerne Arm.
Location: West Redonda Island.
Nothing of interest found on the web for the settlement.
Thurlow.
Location: East Thurlow Island.
Nothing of interest for the settlement was found on the web.
Whaletown.
Location: Cortes Island.
http://www.travel-british-columbia.com/ ... whaletown/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whaletown, ... h_Columbia
http://www.xseed.org/Whaletown/history.html
http://whaletown.travel.bc.ca/
http://tides.mobilegeographics.com/locations/6971.html
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Some waters of the Discovery Islands and Desolation Sound. Information.
Ed note: I haven’t attempted to distinguish the few entries for Desolation Sound from those for the Discovery Islands; of course some belong to both.
Bute Inlet.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bute_Inlet
http://www.buteinlet.net/
http://www.sierraclub.bc.ca/our-work/mi ... bute-inlet
http://www.vancouverisland.com/regions/ ... ownid=4037
http://canadianmysteries.ca/sites/klats ... 126en.html
http://www.waywest.ca/location/orford-bay-bute-inlet
https://www.google.ca/search?q=Bute+Inl ... 66&bih=655
Calm Channel.
http://bcmarina.com/Places/Calm_Channel ... nails.html
http://www.weatherin.ca/British-Columbi ... el/5913603
Chancellor Channel.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cordero_Channel
http://www.geodata.us/canada_names_maps ... AIVK&f=270
Cordero Channel.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cordero_Channel
http://bcmarina.com/Places/Cordero_Chan ... nails.html
https://www.google.ca/search?q=Cordero+ ... 66&bih=655
Deer Passage.
http://travelingluck.com/North%20Americ ... ssage.html
Homfray Channel.
Nothing found on the web was deemed worth posting here.
Hoskyn Channel.
http://travelingluck.com/North%20Americ ... annel.html
Lewis Channel.
http://jankocian.smugmug.com/Travel/Can ... &k=4TrFhbL
Mayne Passage.
http://www.geodata.us/canada_names_maps ... ANGL&f=287
http://travelingluck.com/North+America/ ... ssage.html
Pryce Channel.
http://travelingluck.com/North%20Americ ... annel.html
Sunderland Channel.
http://bcmarina.com/Places/Sunderland_C ... nails.html
http://www.geodata.us/canada_names_maps ... AYYI&f=303
http://travelingluck.com/North%20Americ ... annel.html
Sutil Channel.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sutil_Channel
http://www.flickr.com/photos/bigadore/6907730035/
Toba Inlet.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toba_Inlet
http://www.buteinlet.net/node/17
http://www.vancouverisland.com/Regions/ ... ownID=4093
http://www.waywest.ca/location/toba-inlet
http://www.bcseakayak.com/our-destinations/toba-inlet/
http://www.rei.com/guidepost/detail/bri ... nlet/22185
http://bcadayatatime.com/2010/07/07/the ... d-forests/
https://www.google.ca/search?q=Toba+Inl ... 66&bih=655
Waddington Channel.
http://travelingluck.com/North%20Americ ... annel.html
http://www.anchorageworld.com/content/w ... on-channel
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Discovery Islands. Quadra Island, Maurelle Island, Read Island, etc. Online, Note, Map.
Source: Every Trail.
Author: tdusatko.
Route description (“45 miles”): Heriot Bay (Quadra Island), Peck Island, Octopus Islands, Maurelle Island, Rendezvous Islands, Read Island, Heriot Bay.
Title at source: Quadra Island Kayak Trip.
http://www.everytrail.com/view_trip.php?trip_id=714881
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Discovery Islands. Quadra Island, Cortes Island, Nodales Channel, Okisollo Channel, etc. Notes.
Ince, John and Hedi Köttner. Sea Kayaking Canada’s West Coast. Raxas Books, Vancouver (1982).
Ed note: Some of the logistical information may not be current; and gear has improved since publication.
Suggested launch points are Quadra Island and Cortes Island.
Some places mentioned: Quadra Island and Cortes Island. Sutil Channel, Calm Channel, Bute Inlet, Yuculta and Dent Rapids, Cordero Channel, Nodales Channel and Hole in the Wall, Okisollo Channel, Surge Narrows, Hoskyn Channel.
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Discovery Islands. Manson’s Landing, Coulter Bay, Von Donop Inlet, Squirrel Cove, etc. Journal, Notes.
Backlund, Gary and Paul Grey. Kayaking Vancouver Island. Harbour Publishing, Madeira Park (2003).
Journal (day trip): Mansons Landing, Smelt Bay PP, Gorge Harbour; return.
Journal: Coulter Bay, Coulter Island, Carrington Bay, Quartz Bay, Von Donop Inlet and Ha’thayim (Von Donop) Marine PP, main part of the Inlet; side trip through Reversing Rapids to Von Donop Lagoon, return to main part of Inlet; hike to rapids, then Squirrel Cove, then Wiley Lake; return to Coulter Bay.
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Discovery Islands. Quadra Island, Hoskyn Channel, Okisollo Channel, Calm Channel, Sutil Channel, etc. Notes.
McGee, Peter. Kayak Routes of the Pacific Northwest Coast. Greystone Books (Douglas and McIntyre), Vancouver (2004).
Route description: Heriot Bay (Quadra Island), Breton Islands, Hoskyn Channel, Sheer Point, Beazley Passage (dangerous), Okisollo Channel and Yeatman Bay, Octopus Islands, Hole in the Wall (dangerous), Calm Channel, Rendezvous Islands, turn southeast, Von Donop Inlet (Cortes Island), Sutil Channel and Penn Islands, Heriot Bay.
Title at source: Discovery Islands.
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Discovery Islands. Quadra Island area. Journal, Notes.
Ed note: Please consult the entry for Rebecca Spit Marine Provincial Park.
Backlund, Gary and Paul Grey. Kayaking Vancouver Island. Harbour Publishing, Madeira Park (2003).
Some places mentioned: Gowlland Harbour. Granite Bay, Kanish Bay and Chained Islands. Breton Islands, Rebecca Spit, Drew Harbour and Heriot Bay.
Journal (day trip): Small Inlet, with trails to Waiatt Bay and Newton Lake.
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Discovery Islands. Quadra Island (Rebecca Spit), Open Bay, Breton Islands. Online, Notes, Photos, GPS.
Ed note: Please consult the entry for Rebecca Spit Marine Provincial Park.
Source: trailpeak.com
Author: katherinebickford.
Places mentioned (“6 h”): Rebecca Spit, Drew Harbour, Hyacinthe Bay, Hyacinthe Point, Open Bay, Breton Islands.
Title at source: Rebecca Spit to Open Bay.
http://www.trailpeak.com/trail-Rebecca- ... ver-BC-691
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Discovery Islands. Quadra Island, Breton Islands, Read Island. Online, Notes, Photos.
Source: trailpeak.com
Author: Alpenglow_Pro.
Route description: Quadra Island (Heriot Bay or Rebecca Spit), Quadra Island coast, Breton Islands; Hoskyn Channel, Read Island, Whitefish Passage, North Rendezvous Island; return to Read Island and Quadra Island.
Title at source: Discovery Group.
http://www.trailpeak.com/trail-Discover ... ver-BC-471
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Discovery Islands. Quadra Island, Rendezvous Islands. Online, Notes, Photo.
Source: trailpeak.com
Author: Alpenglow_Pro.
Access: On Quadra Island, drive to Surge Narrows and launch. Surge Point, Whitefish Passage, Calm Channel, Rendezvous Islands.
http://www.trailpeak.com/trail-Rendezvo ... ver-BC-543
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

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