From stunning waterfalls to endless vistas, discover the BEST hiking Vancouver, B.C. has to offer.
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 hikes over a wide range difficulties and locations, these are the classics of Vancouver hiking that you don't want to miss.
Each guide 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
The GPS files for each hike are also included for free with your purchase.Wildlife, safety, and gear guidelines are provided to help you make the most of your trips. There are photos, camping information and resources for all you need to know about hiking around Vancouver, because your time should be spent enjoying the amazing scenery, not researching.
Hikes included are: Joffre Lakes, The Chief, Garibaldi Lake, Panorama Ridge, Crown Mountain, Norvan Falls, Coliseum Mountain, Mount Seymour, Sendero Diez Vistas and the multi-day Howe Sound Crest Trail (which cover St. Marks Summit, the Lions, Mount Brunswick, Deeks Lake, etc).
The hikes in this book range from moderate to very difficult. Sorry, there are no easy hikes here!
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.
2nd Ed., Revised for 2017