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Quadra Island Rock Climbs

Exploring Strathcona Park

A Guide to British Columbia's First Provincial Park

This full colour guidebook describes the trails and backcountry routes that have made Strathcona Park famous for it's world-class hiking. From the roadside loop trails to week-long expeditions Exploring Strathcona Park unlocks the keys to one of British Columbia's best kept secrets. More info>

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Quadra Island Rock Climbs

Crest Creek Rock Climbs

A Guide to Vancouver Island's Coolest Climbing Area

By Chris Barner & Ahren Rankin

A full colour guidebook to around 250 free and 50 aid climbs at Crest Creek in Strathcona Provincial Park, BC. This guidebook is informative, visually stunning, seasoned with sardonic humour and features side-bars, memoirs & artwork from key local contributors. More info>

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Island Alpine Select

Island Alpine Select

A Guide to Alpine Climbing on Vancouver Island

Island Alpine Select describes in detail the alpine scrambles, rock and ice climbing routes on 70 of Vancouver Island’s finest mountain peaks. More info>

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Island Alpine

Island Alpine

- limited stock

Island Alpine is the first comprehensive guidebook to the mountains of Vancouver Island and Strathcona Park. Featuring over 275 Island peaks, with more than 550 photographs showing hiking, scrambling and climbing routes - Island Alpine is the Island hiker's and mountaineer's bible. More info>

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Quadra Island Rock Climbs

Quadra Island Rock Climbs

A Guide to Sport Climbing on Quadra Island

Quadra Island Rock Climbs describes over 200 climbing routes at Chinese Mountains, Morte Lake and on Breton Island. Access maps, photo topos and detailed route descriptions provide all the information needed to explore the crags of this island jewel. With durable laminated cover. More info>

$18.95 plus 5% GST

 

Island Turns and Tours

Island Turns and Tours

Backcountry Skiing on Vancouver Island

Island Turns and Tours describes the best backcountry ski tours in the mountains of Vancouver Island BC. Details describe day trips, multi-day tours to plan winter and spring mountain trips on skis, split-snowboards and snowshoes. Tips for finding the best terrain for descents along with important safety information. More info>

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Strathcona 2010 Centennial Expedition

Strathcona 2010 Centennial Expedition

by Philip Stone

The journal of the 2010 Strathcona Centennial Expedition that retraced the journey of the 1910 Strathcona Discovery Expedition that led to the formation of British Columbia’s first Provincial Park. More info>

8.5x10.5" - 110 pages - paperback
full colour photographs & maps - first edition 2012
$49.95 plus 5% GST

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Strathcona 1910 Discovery Expedition

Strathcona 1910 Discovery Expedition

by Harry McClure Johnson

The journal of the 1910 Strathcona Discovery Expedition that travelled by canoe and on foot through the wilderness heart of Vancouver Island leading to the establishment of British Columbia’s first Provincial Park. More info>

8.5x10.5" - 175 pages - paperback
black and white photographs & maps - first edition 2012
$49.95 plus 5% GST

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Strathcona 1910 Discovery Expedition

Strathcona Expedition Gift Packs

 

Choose this bundle of Strathcona history and save! Both Strathcona Expedition Journals plus the documentary DVD in a perfect discounted package.

Will make a perfect gift for someone who loves Strathcona Park and BC, Vancouver Island history.

$99.95 plus 5% GST

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Strathcona 1910 Discovery Expedition

Alpine Flowers of Vancouver Island

Map-style field guide


This light, water-proof and tear-proof duplex, fold out colour photo identification pamphlet is unique in being specifically about Vancouver Island's alpine plants.
A succinct text describes the usual habitats of 86 species of wildflowers native to our Island mountains. More info>

ISBN 978-0-9865207-0-9
20x26 - 2 pages - waterproof-tearproof
colour photos - first edition 2010
$8.95 plus 5% GST

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Towards the Unknown Mountains

Towards the Unknown Mountains

an autobiography from the Canadian wilderness

by Rob Wood

From youthful days in the hills of Britain and big wall climbing in Yosemite, the author's search for unique mountain adventure leads him to pioneering ice climbs in the Canadian Rockies and to new routes on Baffin Island and in the BC Coast Range. More info>

9x12 - 124 pages - hardcover - colour and black & white photos - first edition 1991
$29.95 plus 5% GST

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Coastal Hikes

Coastal Hikes

A Guide to West Coast Hiking Trails in British Columbia and Washington State

This guidebook to coastal hiking in BC and Washington State features treks like the West Coast Trail and Cape Scott, Nootka Trail and Hesquiat Peninsula. More info>

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A new edition is planned for 2019


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