SAWMILL SNOWSHOE LOOPS
Distance 5.1 km return, height gain 155 m, easy
Immediately north of the Sawmill parking are parallel trails allowing for three loops of of varying distances. The 5.1 km outer loop is a pleasant short snowshoe best done clockwise. The western leg winds up along the open flood-damaged James Walker Creek. The return leg, once you have crossed the creek, is in trees all the way back. An alternative return trail cuts off 300 m.
Start: Hwy. 742 (Smith-Dorrien/Spray Trail) at Sawmill day-use area.
Difficulty: Easy and well signed. See sketch map
Map: Fortress-Chester
Please refer to the trail description in the guidebook, especially for unofficial, off-trail hikes.
This trail is in Andrew Nugara's Beginners Guide to Snowshoeing

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Last updated Dec 20, 2016