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The Pender Islands Handbook: 10th Anniversary Edition

The Pender Islands Handbook: 10th Anniversary Edition

by Richard Fox


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Comprehensive guidebook to beautiful North and South Pender Islands, part of the Gulf Islands of British Columbia, Canada, situated in the Strait of Georgia between Vancouver and Victoria. Generally regarded as the island's "bible," it contains detailed description of over 100 hikes and ocean accesses, local and regional boating including kayaking routes, marinas and off-island highlights, bicycling on and near the Penders, golf and disc golf, Pender life, the arts, regional transportation options, dining, shopping, accommodations, camping, history, natural environment, whale and bird watching, plus a detailed 20-page map atlas with topo. calls it "Among the most comprehensive of all BC guides."

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780981310817
Publisher: Richard Fox
Publication date: 10/28/2016
Pages: 396
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.81(d)

About the Author

Richard Fox is an avid cyclist, hiker, boater, golfer, disc golfer, and nature lover, which makes the Pender Islands the perfect place for him to write about. As a seasonal resident for many years, he explored every nook and cranny to come up with this single source of information for the use of Pender Islanders and visitors. His 25-year career as an environmental and water resources consultant included writing or editing hundreds of scientific reports, and this Handbook was his segue into writing travel guidebooks, followed by enCYCLEpedia Southern California - The Best Easy Scenic Bike Rides (2014). Fox was a regular fixture at the Pender Islands Farmers Market for some ten years, and was thrilled to co-produce the imaginative Fall Fair parade floats for the Pender Island Power and Sail Squadron twelve times and counting.

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