"I've used this book a lot over the years and would highly recommend it, especially those who have done 20 or so different trails and want to go beyond and explore more areas."-Vancouver Trails
Since its publication in 1973, 103 Hikes in Southwestern British Columbia has sold over 120,000 copies, guiding novice and expert outdoor enthusiasts as they travel lakes, rivers, and mountains from Grouse, Seymour and Cypress on the North Shore and the Chief at Howe Sound, to Squamish, Garibaldi, Whistler and Pemberton, and east to the Fraser Valley and Hope-Manning Park. Engagingly written, meticulously detailed, and thoughtfully organized by area, 103 Hikes is the ultimate, indispensable guide for hiking BC in all seasons. Two-color maps make route finding easier, and comprehensive indexes help ensure that a trail choice is right for the season. For each hiking trail author Jack Bryceland indicates:
- time frames and suggested fitness levels
- directions on how to get to the trailhead
- distance and elevation gains
- estimated hiking times
- points of natural or historical interest
103 Hikes includes trails from the Ashlu and Elaho valleys, as well as expanded sections on Pemberton and the Chilliwack River, providing fresh paths of BC's wilderness to discover for readers of previous editions.