Juan de Fuca trail scenery

Juan de Fuca Trail checklist

Want to know what to pack for hiking the Juan de Fuca Marine Trail on Vancouver Island? Being prepared and bringing the right gear will enhance your experience on the west coast. Keep in mind that this trail can be wet, muddy and rough, and that tides can affect access to trails and beaches. It’s also wild and beautiful – get ready for a coastal adventure.

See Juan de Fuca trail packing list pdf

Sleeping and shelter

Shared items for your hiking group:

Camp kitchen

Shared items for your hiking group:

Hiking gear

Shared items for your hiking group:

Safety gear

Shared items for your hiking group:

Clothing

When it comes to materials, leave the cotton behind. Make sure your hiking shorts, long johns, pants, t-shirts, underwear and sports bra are made of quick-drying materials that wick moisture.

Personal items

Optional items: