103 Hikes in Southwestern British Columbia

103 Hikes in Southwestern British Columbia

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Southwestern British Columbia's bestselling and most comprehensive hiking guide is bigger and better than ever. It guides hikers of all abilities around lakes, rivers, and mountains from the North Shore and Howe Sound to Squamish, Whistler, Pemberton, and east to the Fraser Valley and Hope-Manning Park. Each route contains directions to the trailhead, photographs and descriptions, distance and elevation gains, estimated hiking times, and points of natural or historical interest. In this new edition, the authors offer up the latest trail information and all-new maps to make route-finding easier, plus an expanded, more detailed index that helps hikers chose a trail that's appropriate for the season, the timeframe, and their level of fitness. Engagingly written, meticulously researched, and thoughtfully organized by area, it's the region's ultimate guide for trekking year-round.
Publisher: Vancouver : Greystone Books, 2008
Edition: Rev. and updated 6th ed
ISBN: 9781553653745
Branch Call Number: 917.113 BRY
Characteristics: 241 p. : ill., maps ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Macaree, David
Macaree, Mary


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Dec 07, 2016

What a great collection of hikes. All the hikes in this book are longer than 3 hours but less than 12 hours so that they are all possible to do as a day trip.
They are not rated for difficulty or even the authors preference but there is a fairly comprehensive two page description of each hike with driving directions to the trail start that should let you infer the difficulty based on your personal fitness level.
The introduction to this book mentions that all of these trails are easy to find and follow, so I assume you won't need to spend a lot of time trying to follow the routes and while I might be leaving the 20% incline hikes for a later date, most of these hikes look like they have really great views it would be worth trekking up to see.

Edit: Note that not all the trail head locations are correct and the trail directions can be pretty sketchy, so do your research before you go if you've never been there before.

Jun 26, 2011

Map, direction, trail length, elevation gain. All numbers are in both Km (m) and mile (feet).

However, no rating from the author.

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