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Hiking the Gulf Islands of British Columbia, by Charles Kahn, Harbour Publishing, Fourth Edition

ISBN 978-1-55017-825-8 The definitive guide for hiking, walking and paddling BC’s enchanted isles plus seven marine parks. Bowen / Cortes / Denman / Gabriola / Galiano / Hornby / Lasqueti / Mayne / North and South Pender / Quadra / Salt Spring / Saturna / Texada / Thetis

British Columbia’s Gulf Islands are a paradise for hikers and paddlers alike with panoramic views, inviting beaches, friendly hospitality and eclectic character—all within a short distance of Vancouver and Victoria. This newly revised edition of Hiking the Gulf Islands includes something for everyone eager to explore this diverse archipelago with its stunning array of flora and fauna unique to the West Coast’s temperate climate. A chapter is dedicated to each island with trail locations clearly described and illustrated on helpful maps. At-a-glance information provides .a short description of each hike, its length, the time it requires, its degree of difficulty, access locations, as well as any cautions for exploring the area responsibly to ensure the protection of these ecological oases. A starred rating system for each trail will help you decide where to begin. This guide also contains up-to-date information on the islands’ marine parks, including the spectacular Gulf Islands National Park Reserve—36 square kilometers of land and marine area scattered over fifteen islands—complete with paddling suggestions and launch sites for kayakers.

Hiking Trails 11 by Richard Blier 2007 South-Central Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands More than five dozen destinations within the areas of Duncan; the Cowichan Valley; the Ladysmith/Cedar/Yellow Point area; the Nanaimo area and Gabriola Island; the Gulf Islands; and Parksville to Port Alberni and the West Coast, including Gibson/Klitsa Plateau, Carmanah Walbran Provincial Park and the West Coast Trail.

Hiking Trails 111: Northern Vancouver Island by Richard Blier South-Central Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands More than five dozen destinations within the areas of Duncan; the Cowichan Valley; the Ladysmith/Cedar/Yellow Point area; the Nanaimo area and Gabriola Island; the Gulf Islands; and Parksville to Port Alberni and the West Coast, including Gibson/Klitsa Plateau, Carmanah Walbran Provincial Park and the West Coast Trail.

 Hiking Guide to the Big trees of Southwestern British Columbia Second Edition by Randy Stoltman ISBN13: 978-1895123067 1991 Discover Canada’s largest, tallest and oldest trees. Follow the detailed guide to more than thirty hikes, short walks and roadside stops. Learn about Canada’s ancient rainforests





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