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Looking for info on charging in Ucluelet/Tofino, BC

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We're planning a trip up to Ucluelet (Ukee in local parlance) during December. I suspect my pax will expect to have at least some cabin heat and in any case this mission is beyond the single-charge, one-way range of the Bolt. Extrapolating my spine recovery, I'd prefer this to be Bolt rather than Volt mission.

Topping up after reaching Vancouver Island doesn't look like an issue, leaving juicing up to start home from Ucluelet as the main hurdle. We'll of course be taking the OEM cord with us but our stay won't be long enough to get enough juice into the car to start a return journey.

Big Google shows public charging stations in Ukee and Tofino.

Does anybody here happen to know the direct ground truth on charging at Ukee and Tofino?
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Thank you Very Much for this information.

I really need to get on board with a charging app/network or two. So far I've only needed to charge at home so there's been no impetus, but (!) fall and winter are coming and it looks as though my regular Bellingham project run may be right on the margin of range, on a cold day, let alone 438km to Ukee.
That's a great generalized procedure SparkE, and I'm quite sure I'd never have thought about all the possibilities from a cold start. Thanks much, will do.

[Actually SparkE's procedure is so good, it maybe ought to be made a sticky, kept in revision? A huge help for a network neophyte.]
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