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Backpacking in Southwestern British Columbia

The Essential Guide to Overnight Hiking Trips
Paperback Book
Greystone Books
May, 2021
$24.95 CAD
Publisher’s Description: 

A one-stop resource for backpackers that covers all the essentials: including choosing a route, obtaining permits, selecting a campsite, minimizing environmental impact, and expert tips for novice and advanced hikers.

Backpacking in Southwestern British Columbia features 40 backpacking routes from the North Shore up to Pemberton and Lytton and from the Sunshine Coast out to the Similkameen Valley. Taryn Eytons sound advice will help backpackers make the most of their overnight hiking adventuresincluding beautiful photographs of what youll see along the way: mountain peaks, alpine meadows, waterfalls, old-growth forests, and more. Experienced backpacker, blogger, and Leave No Trace Master Educator Taryn Eyton promotes fun experiences that minimize environmental damage. Every featured backpacking trip includes:

  • Elevation, distance, and time information
  • Route descriptions and trail maps
  • Points of cultural and natural history
  • Tips on where to camp and where to find water
  • Pre-planning hints about fees, permits, and reservations
  • Suggested side trips and points of particular interest

Backpacking in Southwestern British Columbia also shares options for extending an overnight excursion to several nights or a week, and for selecting campsites that match your timeline and fitness level.

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