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The Whistler Book: All Season Outdoor Guide

This very informative book was written by Jack Christie.

Here is what Ron Dart wrote in his review;By Ron Dart (Abbotsford, British Columbia)

There are a variety of good and informative books on hiking and climbing in Alberta, British Columbia and Southwestern British Columbia, but none, thus far, on the Sea to Sky area of CoastalBritish Columbia. THE WHISTLER: AN ALL-SEASON OUTDOOR GUIDE BOOK, by Jack Christie, fills in this lack and need. THE WHISTLER is divided into three sections: Squamish, Whistler and Pemberton. Each of the sections highlights most of the important trails (of varying lengths and degrees) in the Sea to Sky area. There is a fine list of maps that bring this tidy missive to an fitting end and conclusion. There are also some evocative photographs (in color) that cannot help but draw the curious and interested to the Whistler area. There is no doubt THE WHISTLER has filled in an important niche in books on hiking in British Columbia. It is a timely text and should be faithfully used by anyone planning on hiking the many trails from Squamish to Pemberton. Needless to say, the longest section is on the Whistler area, but this is to be expected given the title of the book.

Ron Dart Abbotsford, BC

52 Best Day Trips From Vancouver.

Another wonderful book by Jack Christie for whistler outdoors books.

This is the type of book that could be classed as an encyclopedia for your day pack. When we first moved to Vancouver from the Yukon Territory we bought a book similar to this one. It was the best thing we could have done. Every Friday evening we would open it up and spend an hour or so searching out our next weekend hiking adventure. The book was perfect as we not only had the maps but the terrific description of each trail, the level of difficulty, the time it would take to do it and some great advice regarding what to wear and when to do the trail. This advice was invaluable for we were new to the west coast and the changing weather on the mountains.

After each hike we would mark the trail in our book as done and go on to the next the following weekend.

52 Best Day Trips From Vancouver is a book you truly must have. Jack Christie is an author who not only writes extremely well but who speaks from experience and his trail descriptions are bang on. Don’t miss this one.

The Little Book of Whistler

This is a brand new book. In fact, it’s not even out yet. But when you read this description you will want to add your name to the pre order list for shipment when it arrives.

A photographic tour of one of North America's preeminent resort destinations from whistler outdoors books. The beautiful resort community of Whistler is located within the dramatic ranges of British Columbia's Coast Mountains. Over two million visitors flock to Whistler every year to enjoy the town's beautiful surroundings and engage in a wealth of recreational activities. Along with the activities on offer -- skiing, snowshoeing, hiking, golfing, mountain biking, fishing -- Whistler provides ample opportunities for relaxation. Visitors can luxuriate in world-class spas and restaurants amid some of Canada's most stunning scenery. In The Little Gift Book of Whistler, some of the nation's best photographers capture the sights that draw so many people to Whistler, including: The snowy caps of Whistler and Blackcomb mountains The crystal waters of Alta Lake and Lost Lake Picturesque Whistler Village The aptly named River of Golden Dreams. The breathtaking scenes in The Little Gift Book of Whistler show why Whistler is so often considered North America's number one resort town.

Top of the Pass: Whistler and the Sea to Sky Country

Consistently voted the number one ski resort in North America, Whistler--situated at the top of a narrow pass in the Coast Mountains 120 kilometers from Vancouver--sees two million visitors each year, even though the town itself only boasts a full-time population of 10,000. World attention has been increasingly focused on Whistler since 2003, when it was chosen to host the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.

Top of the Pass: Whistler and the Sea-to-Sky Country is the incredible story of how a cluster of modest log cabins called Alta Lake mushroomed into the glamorous year-round recreation Mecca known as Whistler. Stephen Vogler gives a rare glimpse of a mountain community and the lifestyles of its locals and visitors. Brimming with stunning colour photographs by Toshi Kawano and Bonny Makarewicz, this spectacular coffee-table book shows why Whistler is one of the most visited destinations in Canada. Especially for you from whistler outdoors books.

103 Hikes in Southwestern British Columbia

This 6th edition of Jack Bryceland’s smash hit is one you really must have if you want to have some fun walks on your weekends. We used this book as our bible as we were new to Vancouver and totally new to this unique area. We began with short easy hikes of a couple of hours and went on from there. If you will take a look at our Blowdown Pass page you will see the wonderful area we fell in love with as the result of reading about this hike in this book. The book is as close to perfect as it can be. Our web site would not have been created if it were not for the information in 103 Hikes In Southwestern BC. Have fun. Buy this book from Whistler outdoors books.

109 Walks in BC's Lower Mainland

Whistler outdoors books proudly offer this great book. Mary and David Macaree originally wrote this fact filled book in 1976 and since then have revised it 5 times and sold 80,000 copies.

In this revised and updated fifth edition, long-time author Mary Macaree has taken a great book and made it better. Up-to-the minute trail information and newly drawn maps make route-finding easier; comprehensive indexes help ensure a trail that's right for the season, the timeframe and the fitness level o f the group; and more than ten new walks provide fresh paths of discovery for readers of previous editions. Engagingly written, meticulously detailed and thoughtfully organized by area, 109 Walks is the ultimate, indispensable guide for exploring in all seasons.

About the AuthorMary Macaree is a long-time member of the British Columbia Mountaineering Club (BCMC). Born in Scotland, she immigrated to Canada in 1958 to teach high school and explore the outdoors. Later she became a librarian, and with her late husband, David, she originated four editions of both this volume and its companion, 103 Hikes in Southwestern British Columbia, which has sold over 100,000 copies. She lives in West Vancouver.

Easy Hiking Around Vancouver

With 19 new hikes and 43 revised and updated hikes, the definitive guide to outings around Vancouver just got bigger and better. A real plus from whistler outdoors books.

Easy Hiking around Vancouver presents sixty-two of seasoned hiker Jean Cousins’ favorite destinations. For 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. Trailheads for many hikes can be reached from downtown Vancouver in less than an hour.

Best Weekend Getaways from Vancouver

Contemplating visiting the Vancouver area? Just arrived? Wondering what to do while here? If so, this is the book for you from whistler outdoors books.

In his trademark upbeat and evocative prose, Jack Christie shares special destinations that are within a five-hour drive of Vancouver. Whether looking for a rugged outdoor experience—such as the best skiing or biking destinations—or a relaxing long weekend picnicking and enjoying the spa, Best Weekend Getaways will point you in the right direction. Driving distances and detailed access instructions help weekenders choose the perfect getaway. Each destination highlights activities, attractions, accommodations, and dining in the area, as well as key sites en route.

British Columbia's best camping adventures: Southwestern BC and Vancouver Island

British Columbia is a campers paradise. Not only a multitude of wonderfully spacious provincial campgrounds await you but beyond this there are more than 1,200 no-service, bare bones forestry campsites are located on the shores of lakes and rivers everywhere.

From the best family sites and free campgrounds through to the best campsites in which to kiss, Jayne provides everything you need to know to make the camping experience a success. The book is divided into eight categories, each featuring four or five of Jayne’s favorite sites with four pages of detail on each camping venue. Information includes details on the campgrounds and facilities as well as surrounding amenities. A special book from whistler outdoors books.

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