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Individual Trail

South Island / Downtown Victoria

5 min driving from Downtown Victoria

Transversing 55 kilometres from Victoria to Sooke to Leechtown, this trail (part of the old railway) can be dropped in at during many different points. Additionally, even take the Lochside trail to start all the way up at Sidney. The trailhead at the Selkirk Trestle is a phenomenal photo opportunity, while canyon lands, marshlands, and deep old growth forests will continue to keep you in awe for the entire route. Official documentation and trail guide can be found on gallopinggoosetrail.com.

Basics
  • 5 min from Downtown Victoria
  • Linear
  • 59.50 km (one-way)
  • 17.0 hours solo one-way
  • 34.0 hours solo | 44.2 hours group round-trip
  • 1,170 meters elevation (one-way)
  • Medium difficulty
Features
  • GPS Map available.

Duration Class:Multi-Day
Seasons:Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall
Difficulty Description:Unrated
Dogs:Unknown
Children:Unrated
Cell Service:Unknown
First Listed:2018-Feb-21
Last Updated:2018-Feb-21
GPS Notes
Most often when viewing our maps, trails marked in Green or Blue have been human-verified by our volunteers. A route in purple indicates an overgrown trail or a bushwhack. Otherwise, the tracks may have been satellite traced or imported from third party sources. While we strongly believe our GPS are accurate, please be aware that no logging system is perfect and to be aware of potential errors.

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Duration One-Way (solo):1020 min
Duration Round-Trip (solo):2040 min
Trailhead GPS:48.432523000,-123.378236000
Trailend GPS:48.509488000,-123.690766000
Distance:59.50 km (one-way)
Elevation at Start:26 meters
Elevation at End:244 meters
Elevation Minimum:14 meters
Elevation Maximum:249 meters
Elevation Gain:1,170 meters (one-way)
Elevation Loss:-952 meters (one-way)
Slope Up:3.50% (one-way)
Slope Down:-2.50% (one-way)
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