3. Book of the Month - Backpacking in Southwestern BC: The Essential Guide to Overnight Hiking Trips
There's an exciting new local hiking guidebook dropping in May! Many of you may know the author, Taryn Eyton, from her website Happiest Outdoors which shares lots of great content related to hiking locally and in general.
Taryn has written an extremely helpful book on local backpacking hikes with details on 40 trails great for camping. We received an early copy and can say the book lives up to it's promise of being 'the essential guide' to overnight trips.
Many of the hikes are doable as day trips as well. So even if you didn't plan to do all the hikes as overnight trips, there's still plenty of great info in this book and new ideas for trails to explore!
"A one-stop resource for hiking backpackers in beautiful British Columbia.
Planning your next backpacking adventure? This book covers all the essentials including:
40 overnight hiking trails: discover the many different routes that BC has to offer
Packing tips: take only the most essential items with you (plus a few comforts)
Permitting: find out what permits you'll need, and where to get them
Camp set-up: tips for where to pitch your tent and how to find water
Environmental impact: learn how to Leave No Trace behind in the wilderness
This book features backpacking routes from the North Shore up to Pemberton and Lytton and from the Sunshine Coast out to the Similkameen Valley. Beautiful photographs showcase what you'll see along the way: mountain peaks, alpine meadows, waterfalls, old-growth forests, and more.
Read more about the book here (and enter the giveaway below!)
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