Planning your next hiking journey in beautiful British Columbia? This new book from the bestselling author Stephen Hui unveils how to reach the most breathtaking hiking destinations in the province. Destination Hikes climbs to Number four of the BC Bestseller list this week.
Discover 55 of the most beautiful hikes near Vancouver, each with an exciting destination to reward your efforts. More than 50 day trips celebrate nature big and small and Hui unveils diverse destinations, including astonishing views, swimming holes, beautiful rivers and lakes, and even a 600-year-old tree.
The book covers Duffey Lake and the Stein Valley in the north, Washington’s Cascade Mountains in the south, Nanaimo and the Gulf Islands in the west, and Manning Park and the Coquihalla in the east.
Giving back: A portion of the author’s royalties will go to the Hope Mountain Centre for Outdoor Learning to support trail building and maintenance.
With each hike, bestselling author and seasoned BC hiker Stephen Hui shares everything you need to know to make your day a success. Bonus features include:
- A photograph of every hike
- Topographic maps
- Difficulty ratings
- At-a-glance summaries of special features
- Recommendations for kids and families, and shoulder season.
Stephen Hui has been hiking, backpacking, and scrambling for more than twenty-five years and is the author of the bestselling 105 Hikes In and Around Southwestern British Columbia. His outdoor writing and photography have appeared in the Georgia Straight, Toronto Sun, and Wild Coast Magazine. Born and based in Vancouver, Hui works for an environmental organization and serves as a director of the Wanderung Outdoor Recreation Society.