Easy hiking around Vancouver

by Jean Cousins

Written in English
Published: Pages: 216 Downloads: 262
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  • Trails,
  • Guidebooks,
  • Hiking

Edition Notes

StatementJean Cousins
SeriesAn all-season guide, All-season guide
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGV199.44.C22 V34 2013
The Physical Object
Pagination216 pages
Number of Pages216
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26941463M
ISBN 101771000244
ISBN 109781771000246
LC Control Number2016417826
OCLC/WorldCa851655719

From easy hikes to overnight adventures, Vancouver is a hiking and outdoors haven even during the offseason. And what would be of a visit to Vancouver without a breath of fresh air? That’s right, it wouldn’t be. Here are some of the best hikes around ranging from beginner to intermediate that are also perfect for a day out in the autumn. ROUND-TRIP TRANSPORTATION FROM YOUR LOCATION IN VANCOUVER, BURNABY, AND RICHMOND. OUR TOURS (2 OR MORE PEOPLE) CUSTOM TOURS (1 OR MORE PEOPLE) - CONTACT US. Although we are best known for our guided Vancouver hiking tours, we also offer scenic snow-shoeing tours in the winter. Some of our scenic hiking tours include: Squamish Sea to Sky .   Hiking in Vancouver BC. Hiking in Vancouver is one of the main reasons people love to live here! Even from the city centre we can easily access all kinds of different trails of all lengths and difficulties. There is absolutely no shortage of new hikes to try out and they change all the time! Inner Pacific Spirit Loop Hike is a mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Greater Vancouver A, British Columbia, Canada that offers scenic views and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and bird watching and is best used from April until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

  And, for the first time, Easy Hiking around Vancouver features a hike on Galiano Island as well as a hike on a portion of the new Sea to Sky Trail along Howe Sound. Written for both novices and experienced hikers, this well-loved guide is a no-excuses introduction to Book Edition: Seventh Edition. And, for the first time, Easy Hiking around Vancouver features a hike on Galiano Island as well as a hike on a portion of the new Sea to Sky Trail along Howe Sound. Written for both novices and experienced hikers, this well-loved guide is a no-excuses introduction to exploring Vancouver's outdoor : Jean Cousins. Located in the District of North Vancouver, near the base of Grouse Mountain, the Capilano Suspension Bridge Park is a fun and easy day trip from Vancouver. Over the years, the park has added several features to compliment its famous bouncing suspension . Easy Hiking around Vancouver, 7th Ed.: An All-Season Guide: Cousins, Jean: Books - 4/5(2).

Top Vancouver Hiking Trails: See reviews and photos of hiking trails in Vancouver, British Columbia on Tripadvisor. Answer 1 of 8: Hello, My wife and I will be in Vancouver for a week in the middle of July. We are looking for short day hikes with great views. It would be nice if some of these views were in mountain areas. We are not opposed to driving for a couple of hours.

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Rice Lake. Where: North Vancouver Time needed: 1 hour Dogs Allowed?: No Details: The quiet and peaceful loop around the lake takes about 1 hour at a leisurely pace and is great for family outings. The trail around the lake is stroller-friendly, with little elevation gain or loss.

The loop is good for trail running, and Rice Lake is also a popular fishing spot. 10 Best Beginner Hikes around Vancouver.

August 4, Written by: Jennifer Kolbuc If you’re new to hiking or have littles ones with you, here’s 10 of the best hikes around Vancouver and the lower mainland area for beginners. From urban city hikes to the surrounding provincial parks, you’ll find something here to get you out on the trails, even if it’s your very first time.

10 Best Vancouver Hikes. J Written by: Jennifer Kolbuc. With so many trails to choose from in the lower mainland, you’ve got lots of options for your hiking plans.

If you’re new to the area, visiting for the weekend, or just want to snag the best views, here’s where you can find them on these 10 best hikes around the. Easy Hiking Around Vancouver [Jean Cousins] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Easy Hiking around Vancouver presents 55 of seasoned hiker Jean Cousins s 3/5(1).

I also highly recommended hiking to Goat Mountain, the peak to the right of Crown Mountain. It is much easier and only takes about 4 hours to the summit and back.

Mount Seymour. The view of the city of Vancouver, the Georgia Straight and Vancouver Island from the. "Easy Hiking Around Vancouver," now updated to include 62 day hikes from the Whistler region, presents seasoned hiker Jean Cousins's favorite destinations.

For quick reference, hikes are arranged geographically. Easy-to-follow directions take hikers north as far as Pemberton, east to the Cascades and the Fraser Canyon, or south to Mount Baker in Price Range: $ - $ ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "A Greystone guide"--Page 4 of cover.

Also available in electronic format. Description: pages. Easy Hiking Around Vancouver An All-season Guide (Book): Cousins, Jean: A guide to the most beautiful short and easy hikes around Vancouver Now in its seventh edition, this guide to exploring Vancouver's beautiful wilderness is an indispensable classic.

Featuring sixty-eight superb hikes through forests, up hills and along rivers, many within an hour's reach of downtown Vancouver, this. And, for the first time, Easy Hiking around Vancouver features a hike on Galiano Island as well as a hike on a portion of the new Sea to Sky Trail along Howe Sound.

Written for both novices and experienced hikers, this well-loved guide is a no-excuses introduction to exploring V4/5(2). Easy Hiking around Vancouver presents sixty-two of seasoned hiker Jean Cousins’ favorite quick reference, hikes are arranged in nine geographic regions in and around the Vancouver area.

Easy to follow directions take hikers north as far as Pemberton, east to Manning Park and the Fraser Canyon, or south to Mount Baker in Washington State.

So here are my top 6 picks for easy hikes in Vancouver for beginners and tourists. (Also known as hikes for people who love beautiful scenery and hate getting super sweaty while hiking uphill for hours.) I guarantee that each of these easy hikes in Vancouver delivers gorgeous west coast nature, with minimal effort and tons of photo ops.

Genre/Form: Electronic books Guidebooks: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Cousins, Jean, Easy hiking around Vancouver.

Vancouver ; Berkeley: Greystone. Vancouver, WA Trails and Maps. Reviews. Looking for the best trails around Vancouver.

Explore the best rated trails in Vancouver, WA. Whether you're looking for an easy walking trail or a bike trail like the Frenchman's Bar Trail and Westside Trail. With more than 39 trails covering miles you’re bound to find a perfect trail for you.4/5().

Distance from Vancouver: km. Do you love hiking around Vancouver. Which is your favourite trail. Comment below. Did these 20 awesome hikes inspire you to get outside and live the adventure.

We want to send exploration inspiration, outdoors challenges and adventure gear right to your front door. Head for the hills for some summer : Philip Finkelstein. A guide to the most beautiful short and easy hikes around Vancouver Now in its seventh edition, Easy Hiking Around Vancouver is the indespensable guide to exploring Vancouver's beautiful wilderness.

Featuring sixty-eight superb hikes through forests, up hills and along rivers, many within an hour's reach of downtown Vancouver, this updated and expanded edition once again provides full. Whether you bicycle for fitness, pleasure, transportation or all of the above, Easy Cycling around Vancouver features dozens of routes to discover across the Lower Mainland and northwestern Washington State.

From Squamish to Bellingham, Richmond to Agassiz, Jean and Norman Cousins guide you along winding backroads and quiet country lanes, pointing out the best cafes and swimming. Title: Easy Hiking around Vancouver, 7th Ed.: An All-Season Guide Format: Paperback Product dimensions: pages, X X in Shipping dimensions: pages, X X in Published: May 3, Publisher: Greystone Books Ltd.

Language: English. Greater Vancouver boasts some of B.C.’s best easy hikes that take you deep into nature. The following five hikes promise to be scenic, without all the hard work. Jean Cousins is the author of Easy Hiking Around Vancouver ( avg rating, 8 ratings, 2 reviews, published ), Easy Cycling Around Vancouver ( a /5.

Whether you’re in town visiting for a few days or long time resident of Vancouver, this book is perfect for anyone looking for an overview of hiking around Vancouver. Hiking Vancouver gives you all the safety tips and intel you need to know about hiking in B.C.

This book gives you an insider’s view of the best local hikes, and everything. Jean Cousins is the author of Easy Cycling around Vancouver and Nature Walks around Vancouver. She lives in in Surrey, BC.

Customer reviews. out of 5 stars. 5 out of 5. 1 customer rating. 5 star % 4 star 0% (0%) 0% 3 star 0% (0%) 0% 5/5(1). Vancouver Hiking Trails - Instructions Click on any of the Vancouver hiking trails above for a detailed description of the hike including pictures, video, stats, route description, driving directions to the trailhead, and more.

You can use the ‘Filter by Hike Features’ button to filter the hiking trails database by all sorts of metrics like distance, time needed, if hiking with dogs is. Let's Go Biking is a collection of easy rides for cyclists of all ages and abilities around Metro Vancouver and beyond. The routes are great for walks and runs, too.

There’s something for everyone, from flat scenic trails, city greenways, to quiet country roads. Suggestions for new rides are always. Hikes In and Around Southwestern British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia.

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From Vancouver, rent a car and travel 45 minutes north along the Sea to Sky Highway (the road to Whistler) for days of hiking in the Canadian wilderness.

Looking to get outdoors in Vancouver. The Vancouver area is home to many hiking options for hikers at any ability level. There are a wide variety of scenic trails, ranging from easy day hikes to challenging multi-day treks that meander along the ocean, plunge into lush rain forests or plop hikers on top of a mountain with dramatic, mind-blowing views.

Here are some of the. Hiking groups in Vancouver Here's a look at some Hiking groups near Vancouver. Join Meetup. Let's Meetup. All groups Groups your friends have joined Arts Beliefs Book Clubs Career & Business Dance Family Fashion & Beauty Film Food & Drink Health & Wellness Hobbies & Crafts LGBTQ Vancouver Hiking and Running.

One thing I will remember: always bring a rain jacket on hikes around Vancouver, even in the middle of summer. ~~~ ps – if interested, check out my e-book Easy Hiking Recipes: Simple Meal Ideas for Day Hikes and Other Outdoor Adventures!. When it comes to urban Vancouver hikes, the Stanley Park Seawall is the most famous.

Stretching km ( miles), the Seawall loops around Stanley Park, running along the park's northern, western and southern -paved, the Seawall is an ideal pathway for hikers of all skill levels (including kids) and its route—with views of the city, northern mountains, and Lion's Gate Bridge.Mount Douglas.

Although the summit is also accessible by car after 12pm every day, hiking up to the top of Mount Doug is also a great option.

Just a short distance from Cordova Bay, it offers a varying hiking trail that treats you to a brilliant degree view of Victoria once completed.With it's convenient location and dog-friendly guidelines, Lighthouse Park is a favorite for local Vancouver hikers.

Learn more and plan your hike.