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Hiking the Hudson’s Bay Company (1849) Heritage Trail in B.C.

Mount Davis. Photo: Stephen Hui
Mount Davis. Photo: Stephen Hui

Crossing the Cascade Mountains, the Hudson’s Bay Company (1849) Heritage Trail extends 74 km (46 mi) between Hope and Tulameen, in the territories of the Nlaka’pamux, Stó:lō, and Upper Similkameen peoples.

Three sections of the HBC Trail are featured in my new guidebook, 105 Hikes In and Around Southwestern British Columbia: Manson’s Ridge (Hike 69), Palmer’s Pond (Hike 70), and Podunk Creek (Hike 73). Continue reading “Hiking the Hudson’s Bay Company (1849) Heritage Trail in B.C.”

105 Hikes is the #1 B.C. bestseller!

South Chilcotin Mountains Provincial Park. Photo: Stephen Hui
South Chilcotin Mountains Provincial Park. Photo: Stephen Hui

We’ve reached the top — of the B.C. Bestseller List!

The list for the week ending June 16 is out, and 105 Hikes In and Around Southwestern British Columbia is ranked #1. It’s the guidebook’s fourth consecutive week on the list, which is compiled by the Association of Book Publishers of B.C. and appears in the Vancouver Sun. Continue reading “105 Hikes is the #1 B.C. bestseller!”

Event: 105 Hikes book signing at MEC North Vancouver on June 23

Cheam Peak. Photo: Stephen Hui
Cheam Peak. Photo: Stephen Hui

Due to popular demand, Mountain Equipment Co-operative (MEC) is hosting a second book signing for 105 Hikes In and Around Southwestern British Columbia. This time, the event takes place at the North Vancouver store.

Fun fact: MEC North Vancouver lies along the route described in Hike 3 — within the territories of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations. Here are the details:

Please let us know if you plan to attend by RSVPing on Facebook. Continue reading “Event: 105 Hikes book signing at MEC North Vancouver on June 23”

105 Hikes climbs the B.C. Bestseller List

Yellow Aster Butte Trail. Photo: Stephen Hui
Yellow Aster Butte Trail. Photo: Stephen Hui

It’s official: 105 Hikes In and Around Southwestern British Columbia is a bestselling book!

On its May 26 publication date, 105 Hikes debuted on the B.C. Bestseller List at #11. The book rose to #5 on June 2 and #3 on June 9. The list is compiled by the Association of Book Publishers of British Columbia. Continue reading “105 Hikes climbs the B.C. Bestseller List”

105 Hikes In and Around Southwestern B.C. is now in bookstores!

Lightning Lake. Photo: Stephen Hui
Lightning Lake. Photo: Stephen Hui

It’s the moment you’ve all been waiting for (okay, that I’ve been waiting for) — publication day for 105 Hikes In and Around Southwestern British Columbia. That means B.C.’s newest hiking guide, which also includes trails in northern Washington, is now available in bookstores everywhere.

105 Hikes is the all-new, expanded follow-up to Mary and David Macaree’s iconic guidebook 103 Hikes in Southwestern British Columbia. A portion of the revenue from sales of 105 Hikes will benefit the B.C. Mountaineering Club (BCMC).

In the coming days and weeks, I’ll participate in a series of events in the Vancouver area — in the territories of the Musqueam (xʷməθkʷəy̓əm), Squamish (Sḵwx̱wú7mesh), and Tsleil-Waututh (səl̓il̓wətaʔɬ) First Nations — to launch the book: Continue reading “105 Hikes In and Around Southwestern B.C. is now in bookstores!”