A one-stop resource for hiking backpackers in beautiful British Columbia.
Planning your next backpacking adventure? This book covers all the essentials including:
40 overnight hiking trails: discover the many different routes that BC has to offerPacking tips: take only the most essential items with you (plus a few comforts)Permitting: find out what permits you’ll need, and where to get themCamp set-up: tips for where to pitch your tent and how to find waterEnvironmental impact: learn how to Leave No Trace behind in the wildernessThis book features backpacking routes from the North Shore up to Pemberton and Lytton and from the Sunshine Coast out to the Similkameen Valley. Beautiful photographs showcase what you’ll see along the way: mountain peaks, alpine meadows, waterfalls, old-growth forests, and more.
Every backpacking route in the book includes bonus features:
Trail maps and route descriptionsElevation, distance and time informationPoints of cultural and natural historyPre-planning hints about fees, permits, and reservationsSuggested 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 hikes that match your timeline/fitness level.