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Popular Day Hikes: Vancouver Island — Revised & Updated

Vancouver Island - Revised & Updated

by (author) Theo Dombrowski

Publisher
RMB | Rocky Mountain Books
Initial publish date
May 2019
Category
Western Provinces, Hikes & Walks, Hiking
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781771602839
    Publish Date
    May 2019
    List Price
    $20.00
  • eBook

    ISBN
    9781771602846
    Publish Date
    May 2019
    List Price
    $20.00

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Description

Featuring a fresh design and the most current route updates, Popular Day Hikes is a series of bestselling books written for visitors and locals looking to hike scenic trails from well-established staging areas.

This unique and colourful guidebook sorts through all of the various possibilities and selects for the reader the very best day hikes on Vancouver Island, with locations throughout the region, including:

  • Carmanah Walbran
  • Matheson Lake to Roche Cove
  • Mount Finlayson
  • Gowlland Tod Park Jocelyn Peak Loop
  • Skutz Falls Loop
  • Stocking Lake and Heart Lake
  • Haslam Trail to Timberland Lake
  • Top Bridge and Englishman River
  • Mount Arrowsmith
  • The Lakes of Forbidden Plateau

With hikes ranging from 6 km to 25 km and from easy to challenging, these routes are all accessible from generally reliable roads. In addition, each hike is accompanied by a clear, colourful map, step by step directions and full-colour photographs.

Each hike includes:

  • detailed directions to trailheads
  • colour maps and photographs
  • seasonal information
  • round-trip distances
  • trail commentary
  • difficulty ratings

About the author

Theo Dombrowski is an artist, writer, kayaker, hiker, mountain biker and skier. He worked in international education for most of his career, primarily at Lester Pearson College, near Victoria, BC. Along with two guidebooks published by RMB | Rocky Mountain Books, Popular Day Hikes 4: Vancouver Island and Seaside Walks on Vancouver Island, he has also worked with Heritage House Publishing as the author of the Secret Beaches series of guidebooks and as the illustrator for two children's books, Quests for Fire: Tales from Many Lands and A Book of Tricksters: Tales from Many Lands. He donates some of the profits from his book projects to charity, principally the Georgia Strait Alliance and Médecins sans frontières (MSF) International. He lives in Nanoose Bay, British Columbia.

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Editorial Reviews

"This unique and colourful guidebook sorts through all of the various possibilities and selects for the reader the very best day hikes on Vancouver Island, with locations throughout the region."

Outdoorvancouver.ca

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