The Glorious Mountains of Vancouver's North Shore: A Peakbagger's Guide

July 3, 2018|
The Glorious Mountains of Vancouver's North Shore: A Peakbagger's Guide by David Crerar
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A new, full-colour guidebook for outdoor enthusiasts interested in exploring the dynamic and awe-inspiring peaks and trails of Vancouver's internationally renowned coastal-mountain landscape.

The beautiful mountains of the North Shore define Vancouver, but few Vancouverites know of the natural beauty and adventure that lies within them, or even their names and history. The Glorious Mountains of Vancouver's North Shore: A Peakbagger's Guide offers something for everyone, from casual hikers to hard-core climbers, from gentle ramblers to ultra-fit trail runners, to parents introducing their children to the splendours of nature, and to those merely curious about what is out there, so close and yet so far.

The book provides turn-by-turn route descriptions for climbing 66 North Shore peaks, including exhaustive facts and statistics, special cautions, first ascents, name origins, and historical and cultural backgrounds as well as little-known facts and secrets. Roads and access trails are provided. All peaks feature GPS-based maps, with elevation profiles. The glories of these mountains, creeks and lakes are enticingly illustrated with over 150 colour photographs.

Covering all of the hikeable peaks from Capilano in the north, to the Howe Sound Islands in the west and the Seymour-Fannin peaks in the east, this book will encourage you to hop in your kayak or car, on your bike or your own two feet to explore this underappreciated paradise in our own backyard.

David Crerar grew up on the lower slopes of Mount Seymour and now lives on the lower slopes of Grouse Mountain. In 2009 he created the Bagger Challenge, a contest to see who could climb the most North Shore peaks in a season. Since then over 400 people have participated in the contest, and that project led to this book. Harry Crerar at...
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Title:The Glorious Mountains of Vancouver's North Shore: A Peakbagger's GuideFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:504 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.68 inShipping dimensions:504 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.68 inPublished:July 3, 2018Publisher:RMB | Rocky Mountain BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1771602414

ISBN - 13:9781771602419

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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