Easy Hiking Around Vancouver: An All-Season Guide

Easy Hiking Around Vancouver: An All-Season Guide

by Jean Cousins

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781771000253
Publisher: Greystone Books
Publication date: 07/09/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 208
File size: 7 MB

About the Author

Jean Cousins is the author of Easy Cycling around Vancouver and Nature Walks around Vancouver. She and her husband, Norman, are keen explorers of the natural world. They live in Surrey, BC.

Table of Contents

Preface 1

Introduction 2

Clothing and Equipment 3

Throughout the Seasons 6

On the Trail 10

Hazards and Survival 16

Trail Information 22

Key to Maps and General Map 24

Vancouver, Richmond and East of Vancouver

1 Pacific Spirit Regional Park 25

2 Terra Nova 28

3 South Dyke Trail 31

4 Fraser Foreshore Park 33

5 Deer Lake Trails 36

6 Burnaby Lake 39

7 Burnaby Mountain Trails 41

8 Shoreline Trail 44

9 Burns Point 47

10 Jug Island Beach 50

11 Woodhaven-Sasamat Trails 52

12 Buntzen Ridge 55

13 Buntzen Lake Circuit 57

14 Colony Farm-Riverview Lands 60

15 Burke Mountain Woodland Trail 64

16 De Boville Slough 67

17 Minnekhada 70

North Vancouver

18 Capilano Canyon 73

19 Lower Grouse Circuit 76

20 Old Lillooet Trail 79

21 Lynn Headwaters 82

22 Lower Seymour Conservation Reserve 85

23 Vancouver Lookout 88

24 Dog Mountain 90

25 Mystery Lake 92

26 Grey Rock 95

West Vancouver and Howe Sound

27 Blue Gentian Lake 97

28 Forks-Skyline Circuit 100

29 Hollyburn Lakes 103

30 Hollyburn Mountain 106

31 Yew Lake and Bowen Lookout 108

32 Black Mountain 111

33 Howe Sound Crest 114

34 Cypress Falls Park 117

35 Eagle Creek Ramble 119

36 Whyte Lake 122

37 Lighthouse Park 224

38 Killarney Lake 127

North of Squamish

39 Four Lakes Trail 129

40 Skyline-Copperbush Circuit 131

41 Brohm Lake Forest 134

42 Cal-Cheak Trail 136

43 Cheakamus Lake 139

44 Joffre Lakes 141

Fraser Valley North

45 Pitt River Greenway 144

46 Pitt River and Marsh 147

47 UBC Malcolm Knapp Research Forest 149

48 East Canyon Trail 152

49 Kanaka Creek 155

50 Hayward Lake 158

51 Rolley Falls and Lake 161

52 Hicks Lake 163

Fraser Valley South and Gulf Islands

53 Deas Island 165

54 Brunswick Point 168

55 Boundary Bay Dyke 170

56 Tynehead Regional Park 173

57 Semiahmoo Ramble 176

58 Campbell Valley 179

59 Aldergrove Lake Regional Park 182

60 Derby Reach 185

61 Fort-to-Fort Trail 188

62 Matsqui Trail-Western Section 191

63 Cultus Lake Trails 193

64 Vedder River Trail 196

65 Bluffs Park 199

Hope/Manning Park

66 Skagit River Trail 203

67 Hope-Nicola Valley Trail 206

68 Heather Trail 208

Reading List 211

Alphabetical Index of Hikes 213

Index of Hikes by Duration 214

Index of Hikes by Level of Difficulty 215

Index of Family Hikes 216

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