About the Author

John Kimantas

John Kimantas has been a journalist for more than 18 years and has written for newspapers across Canada. He is editor and owner of Coast & Kayak Magazine (formerly Wavelength) and the author of The Wild Coast series and the BC Coastal Recreation Kayaking and Small Boats Atlas series. He lives on Vancouver Island.

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BC Coastal Recreation Kayaking and Small Boat Atlas

BC Coastal Recreation Kayaking and Small Boat Atlas

British Columbia's West Vancouver Island
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The Wild Coast

The Wild Coast

A Kayaking, Hiking and Recreational Guide for North and West Vancouver Island
edition:Paperback
also available: Paperback
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The Wild Coast 2

The Wild Coast 2

A Kayaking, Hiking and Recreational Guide for the North and Central B.C. Coast
edition:Paperback
tagged : adventure
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The Wild Coast 3

The Wild Coast 3

A Kayaking, Hiking and Recreation Guide for BC's South Coast and East Vancouver Island
edition:Paperback
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Excerpt

The Vancouver Island terrain is one of the toughest anywhere. The ground will be uneven rock. Thin cover will hide all manner of evils — thick moss over footfalls, rotting wood branches that will break when stepped on, and mercilessly barbed undergrowth. Never for a moment believe you can just muscle through. The worst mistake is to leave a trail to head through a clear forest area, then when the clearing runs out think you can just turn back. It sounds so easy to do — until that route you followed isn't visible from the opposite direction...

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