Popular Day Hikes: Vancouver Island — Revised & Updated

By (author): Theo Dombrowski
ISBN 9781771602839
Softcover | Publication Date: May 14, 2019
Book Dimensions: 5.5 in x 8.5 in
152 Pages
$20.00 CAD

About the Book

Featuring a fresh design and the most current route updates, Popular Day Hikes is a series of bestselling books written for visitors and locals looking to hike scenic trails from well-established staging areas.

This unique and colourful guidebook sorts through all of the various possibilities and selects for the reader the very best day hikes on Vancouver Island, with locations throughout the region, including:

  • Carmanah Walbran
  • Matheson Lake to Roche Cove
  • Mount Finlayson
  • Gowlland Tod Park Jocelyn Peak Loop
  • Skutz Falls Loop
  • Stocking Lake and Heart Lake
  • Haslam Trail to Timberland Lake
  • Top Bridge and Englishman River
  • Mount Arrowsmith
  • The Lakes of Forbidden Plateau

With hikes ranging from 6 km to 25 km and from easy to challenging, these routes are all accessible from generally reliable roads. In addition, each hike is accompanied by a clear, colourful map, step by step directions and full-colour photographs.

Each hike includes:

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

About the Author(s)

Theo Dombrowski is an artist, writer, kayaker, hiker, mountain biker and skier. He worked in international education for most of his career, primarily at Lester Pearson College, near Victoria, BC. Theo is the author of numerous bestselling guidebooks published by RMB, including Popular Day Hikes: Vancouver Island – Revised and Updated, Seaside Walks on Vancouver Island, Family Walks and Hikes of Vancouver Island – Volume 1: Victoria to Nanaimo and Family Walks and Hikes of Vancouver Island – Volume 2: Nanaimo North to Strathcona Park. He donates some of the profits from his book projects to charity, principally the Georgia Strait Alliance and Médecins sans frontières (MSF) International. He lives in Nanoose Bay, British Columbia.