Monmouth Creek. Photo: Stephen Hui
Monmouth Creek. Photo: Stephen Hui

Discover 55 of the most scenic hikes near Vancouver, each with an exciting destination to reward your efforts.

Towering waterfalls, ancient forest giants, colourful wildflower meadows, sparkling swimming holes, and exhilarating viewpoints. These are the destinations that take a hike from great to unforgettable. And southwestern British Columbia has all of these within an easy drive of Vancouver. Stephen Hui, bestselling author of 105 Hikes, shares 55 new day trips that celebrate the region’s natural and cultural history, from the panoramic peaks of the Duffey Lake corridor near Whistler to the rocky shores of the Gulf Islands, and from gleaming alpine lakes east in the Chilliwack Valley to lush conifer forests in northern Washington. Destination Hikes In and Around Southwestern British Columbia includes detailed trail descriptions, colour photographs, topographic maps, and points of interest to help you make the most of your hike, whether it’s a quick ramble or a full-day adventure with family.

A portion of the author’s royalties from this book will go to the Hope Mountain Centre for Outdoor Learning to support trail building and maintenance.


Contributors

Cecilia Point (foreword)

A member of the Musqueam Nation, Cecilia Point is a political activist who stood for more than 200 days at her people’s ancestral burial site to protect it from development in 2012. She works for the Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada and lives in Richmond, B.C.


Details

  • Publisher: Greystone Books
  • Format: Paperback (ebook also available)
    • Dimensions: 5.5″ × 8.5″
    • Pages: 272
  • Publication date: May 11, 2021
  • List price: $24.95 CAD / $18.95 USD
  • ISBN: 978-1-77164-530-0
  • OCN: 1191237197
  • Citation: Hui, Stephen. Destination Hikes In and Around Southwestern British Columbia: Waterfalls, Mountain Peaks, Swimming Holes, and More. Vancouver: Greystone Books, 2021.

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