Backpacking In Southwestern British Columbia: The Essential Guide To Overnight Hiking Trips

May 11, 2021|
Backpacking In Southwestern British Columbia: The Essential Guide To Overnight Hiking Trips by Taryn Eyton
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  • Overnight hiking trips are soaring in popularity in BC due to limitations on international travel keeping British Columbians at home and itching to get outdoors. Many BC parks are setting records for daily attendance.
  • Offers several lesser known routes for hikers looking to get away from the crowds.
  • More than 40 overnight hiking destinations in Southwestern BC, for hikers of all comfort and fitness levels.
  • A plethora of practical advice for hikers includes tips for packing the right gear, acquiring permits, choosing a hike based on your fitness level, locating trailheads, hiking safety, and tips for extending overnight trips to multi-day or week-long excursions.
  • Detailed maps and descriptions of each route include where to camp, and find water, pre-camping hints, and suggestions for side trips and destinations.
  • Promotes Leave No Trace practices, with the potential for cross-promotion with Leave No Trace Canada—a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting and preserving Canada’s outdoor recreation spaces.
  • Taryn Eaton spent 6 years researching and writing about hiking and backpacking for MEC (potential for cross-promotion).
  • Taryn will promote the book on her popular adventure travel website happiestoutdoors.ca and on her social media accounts, which combined have 28 thousand followers.
  • Includes notes on the cultural and natural history of various hiking locations.
TARYN EYTON is a hiker, adventure traveler, and Leave No Trace Master Educator, who spent six years researching and writing about outdoor gear for MEC. As a freelance writer and speaker, she provides advice on gear choice, wilderness skills, and ethics for hikers. She is the founder of the hiking and adventure travel website, Happiest ...
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Title:Backpacking In Southwestern British Columbia: The Essential Guide To Overnight Hiking Trips
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:272 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 1 in
Shipping dimensions:272 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 1 in
Published:May 11, 2021
Publisher:Greystone Books
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781771646680

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