Hiking the Gulf Islands: An Outdoor Guide to BC's Enchanted Isles
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Written by Charles Kahn.
Published by Harbour Publishing Co. Ltd., 2004.
|Nestled in the rain shadow of Vancouver Island, the Gulf Islands
bask in the mildest climate in Canada, a mini-Mediterranean that fosters an
abundance of plant and animal species seen nowhere else. Throw in panoramic
views, inviting beaches and friendly hospitality all just a short ferry
ride from Vancouver or Victoria and you have a hiker's
Whether your visit lasts a day or a week, Hiking the Gulf Islands is the best guide to exploring the islands on foot. It is the only comprehensive guide with up-to-date information on the recently created Gulf Islands National Park 33 square kilometres scattered over 16 islands and more than 30 islets and reefs.
Separate chapters cover each island - including the often-overlooked Texada, Lasqueti and Thetis islands plus Bowen Island at the entrance to Howe Sound - and even hiking trails in the area's marine parks.
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