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Popular Day Hikes: Vancouver Island — Revised & Updated

Vancouver Island - Revised & Updated

by Theo Dombrowski

tagged: western provinces, hikes & walks, hiking
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Description

Featuring a fresh design and the most current route updates, Popular Day Hikes is a series of bestselling books written for visitors and locals looking to hike scenic trails from well-established staging areas.

This unique and colourful guidebook sorts through all of the various possibilities and selects for the reader the very best day hikes on Vancouver Island, with locations throughout the region, including:

  • Carmanah Walbran
  • Matheson Lake to Roche Cove
  • Mount Finlayson
  • Gowlland Tod Park Jocelyn Peak Loop
  • Skutz Falls Loop
  • Stocking Lake and Heart Lake
  • Haslam Trail to Timberland Lake
  • Top Bridge and Englishman River
  • Mount Arrowsmith
  • The Lakes of Forbidden Plateau

With hikes ranging from 6 km to 25 km and from easy to challenging, these routes are all accessible from generally reliable roads. In addition, each hike is accompanied by a clear, colourful map, step by step directions and full-colour photographs.

Each hike includes:

  • detailed directions to trailheads
  • colour maps and photographs
  • seasonal information
  • round-trip distances
  • trail commentary
  • difficulty ratings
About the Author

Theo Dombrowski

A writer, photographer and artist, Theo Dombrowski studied drawing and painting at the Banff School of Fine Arts and in the Fine Arts Department of the University of Victoria. Before retiring, he was a teacher in international education, primarily at Lester B. Pearson College of the Pacific near Victoria, BC. Theo donates some of his proceeds from the Secret Beaches books to the BC environmental group the Georgia Strait Alliance and to the international humanitarian support group Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders. He lives near Nanaimo, BC.

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Editorial Review

"This unique and colourful guidebook sorts through all of the various possibilities and selects for the reader the very best day hikes on Vancouver Island, with locations throughout the region."

— Outdoorvancouver.ca

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