109 Walks in British Columbia's Lower Mainland by Mary Macaree, David Macaree, Alice Purdey, John Halliday

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By Mary Macaree, David Macaree, Alice Purdey, John Halliday

Featured during this enduringly well known consultant are walks of 4 hours or much less inside of Vancouver and its environs. There are routes for each flavor, from ambles in alpine meadows at the North Shore to strolls alongside Burrard Inlet to walks within the Whistler hall. Ten new walks happen within the rising eco-friendly areas round metro Vancouver. path instructions and maps were thoroughly up-to-date to make route-finding more straightforward and to focus on new positive aspects alongside the trails. accomplished indexes support walkers decide on a course that’s appropriate for the season, and their health point and time-frame.

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No trail guides existed for the areas north of the border, however, and The Mountaineers approached the executive of the BCMC in 1966 to see whether any of its members would be interested in putting one together. A committee of BCMC members was struck, and following criteria set by The Mountaineers, the group was charged with assembling 103 hikes, all four hours or longer and with a trail or a discernible route. As The Mountaineers had already published three previous volumes, 100, 101 and 102 Hikes, this fourth book was meant to follow the same format, which is to say, concise instructions accompanied by one or more photos and a map.

Stay on the east side, however, on the last part of what you discover is the Renfrew Ravine Sanctuary Park when you arrive at its attractive entrance on East 29th Avenue, a short distance east of your start. One block west and there is another parkway feature, the plaza created by Vancouver’s German community, with its touch of nostalgia for veterans of the Second World War: a lamp standard reminiscent of the one Lili Marlene stood under by the barrack gate waiting in vain for her lover. Maybe this walk has its touch of passion after all.

Greystone Books A division of D&M Publishers Inc. com Library and Archives Canada Cataloguing in Publication Data Macaree, Mary 109 walks in British Columbia’s Lower Mainland/ Mary & David Macaree—6th rev. ed. ISBN 978-1-55365-443-8 1. Walking—British Columbia—Lower Mainland—Guidebooks. 2. Trails—British Columbia—Lower Mainland—Guidebooks. 3. )—Guidebooks. I. Macaree, David II. Title. III. Title: One hundred and nine walks in British Columbia’s Lower Mainland. S. by Publishers Group West Printed on acid-free paper that is forest friendly (100% post-consumer recycled paper) and has been processed chlorine free.

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