The Great Hikes of Vancouver includes a hand-picked selection of the top ten must-do hikes for your next adventure in Southwest British Columbia’s impressive wilderness. Covering a wide variety of hikes, these are the classics of Vancouver hiking that you don't want to miss.
The guide for each hike contains:
- Overview and turn-by-turn description
- Difficulty rating and distance
- Elevation gain, and highest point
- Time needed Directions to the trailhead
- Further resources & more
Safety, wildlife, and gear guidelines are provided to help you make the most of your trips. Each hike has photos, camping information and additional resources so you have all the details you need - because your time should be spent enjoying the amazing scenery, not researching.
Having thoroughly explored the area’s vast hiking trails over the past decade, author Karl Woll brings an intimate knowledge of the hikes you must see. Whether you’re visiting Vancouver for the weekend or a long-time resident, this guidebook will get you out enjoying the most rewarding hikes Vancouver has to offer.
Hikes included are: Joffre Lakes, The Stawamus Chief, Garibaldi Lake, Panorama Ridge, Crown Mountain, Norvan Falls, Coliseum Mountain, Mount Seymour, Sendero Diez Vistas and the Howe Sound Crest Trail (which covers St. Marks Summit, the Lions, Mount Brunswick, Deeks Lake, etc).
The hikes in this book range from moderate to difficult. Sorry, there are no easy walks in here!
2nd Ed., Revised for 2017