Michelle Bryant of Ridley Terminals shakes hands with Metlakatla Development Corporation Wilderness Trail project coordinator Corey Stephens after RTI donated $25

Michelle Bryant of Ridley Terminals shakes hands with Metlakatla Development Corporation Wilderness Trail project coordinator Corey Stephens after RTI donated $25

A major trail donation

Michelle Bryant of RTI shakes hands with Metlakatla Development Corporation Wilderness Trail project coordinator Corey Stephens.

Michelle Bryant of Ridley Terminals in Prince Rupert shakes hands with Metlakatla Development Corporation Wilderness Trail project coordinator Corey Stephens after RTI donated $25,000 to the trail.

Expected to be complete in the spring, the 10 km hiking trail will pass along the forested shoreline from Metlakatla northwards to Slippery Rock. The wilderness trail features: three suspension bridges, canopy viewpoint tower structures, camping and picnic sites, approximately two kilometres cedar boardwalk, amazing views and abundant wildlife.

Project funding partners include Coast Sustainability Trust, West Coast Community Adjustment Program (Community Futures of the Pacific Northwest), Metlakatla Development Corporation and Ridley Terminals Inc.