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Family walks and hikes of Vancouver Island. Volume 1, Victoria to Nanaimo / Theo Dombrowski.
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Vancouver Island.
ISBN:
9781771602792
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First edition.
Publication Information:
[Victoria, British Columbia] : RMB, [2018]

©2018
Physical Description:
178 pages : colour illustrations, colour maps ; 22 cm
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Summary

Summary

Family Walks and Hikes is an exciting new series of books written specifically for outdoor enthusiasts of all ages and abilities. These accurate, attractive guides feature expertly curated routes, informative maps and colour photographs.

The first book in this highly anticipated new series assembles an impressive variety of walks and hikes for visitors and locals looking for unique, guided wanderings in the area between Victoria to Nanaimo, including:

Millstone Falls Westwood Lake Colliery Dam Park Nanaimo River Yellow Point Park Chemainus Lake Mount Tzouhalem Spectacle Lake Provincial Park Niagara Falls and Goldstream Trestle Bridge Tod Inlet Mount Work Beaver Lake Mount Douglas Devonian Park Avatar Grove Lizard Lake

Ranging from charmingly easy to moderately challenging, these hikes are all accessible from reliable roads and popular staging areas. In addition, each hike is accompanied by a clear, colourful map, step by step directions and full-colour photographs.

Each route includes:

detailed directions to trailheads colour maps and photographs seasonal information round-trip distances trail commentary difficulty ratings


Table of Contents

Area Mapp. vii
Introductionp. viii
1 Millstone Fallsp. 1
2 Buttertubs Marshp. 5
3 Westwood Lakep. 9
4 Westwood Ridgep. 12
5 Morrell Nature Sanctuaryp. 17
6 Colliery Dam Parkp. 21
7 Richards Marsh Parkp. 25
8 Morden Collieryp. 28
9 Nanaimo Riverp. 31
10 Hemer Parkp. 34
11 Yellow Point Park & Yellow Point Bog Ecological Reservep. 37
12 Christie Fallsp. 42
13 Chemainus Lakep. 46
14 Chemainus Riverp. 48
15 Mt. Tzouhalem Cross Trailp. 52
16 Bald Mountainp. 56
17 Mesachie Mountainp. 61
18 Stoney Hillp. 65
19 Bright Angel Parkp. 68
20 Cobble Hillp. 71
21 Koksilah Trailsp. 76
22 Kinsol Trestle & Jack Fleetwood (East) Trailp. 80
23 Old Baldyp. 84
24 Spectacle Lakep. 87
25 Niagara Falls & Trestle Walkp. 90
26 Horth Hillp. 94
27 John Dean Parkp. 98
28 Tod Inletp. 103
29 Mt Workp. 107
30 Lone Tree Hillp. 111
31 Bear Hillp. 114
32 Elk/Beaver Lakep. 117
33 Stewart Mountainp. 121
34 Francis/King Regional Parkp. 124
35 Millstream Creek Trailp. 129
36 Mill Hillp. 132
37 Mt. Douglasp. 136
38 Langford Lake/Ed Nixon Trailp. 140
39 Mt. Wellsp. 144
40 Devonian Regional Parkp. 148
41 Mt Manuel Quimperp. 151
42 Broom Hillp. 156
43 Peden Lakep. 160
44 Sandbar Trailp. 164
45 Deakin & Beauschesne Trailp. 167
46 Avatar Grove/T'l'oqwxwatp. 170
47 Fairy Lake Nature Trailp. 173
48 Lizard Lake Nature Trailp. 175
Contact Informationp. 178
Acknowledgementsp. 178