9781771601887

Snowshoe Trails in Southwestern British Columbia

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  • ISBN13:

    9781771601887

  • ISBN10:

    1771601884

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/13/2016
  • Publisher: Rocky Mountain Books
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Summary

Snowshoe Trails in Southwestern British Columbia offers readers information on over 35 routes. Ranging from short strolls to day-long treks, the trails have trouble-free access and the authors use winter landmarks, estimated times and general distances to help users find their way. Information about safety considerations, selection of clothing and equipment, stretching exercises, snowshoeing with children and advice on practical snowshoeing techniques are also included.

Along with color photos, maps and detailed route descriptions users will appreciate the authors’ inclusion of historical details and natural history found along the trails. Want to expand and enhance your snowshoeing experience? Information about snowshoe racing and other locations to snowshoe in British Columbia will help maintain variety and novelty in your snowshoe activities.

Author Biography

Aileen Stalker is the co-author of Paddling Through History: Sea Kayak Vancouver and Victoria (RMB 2005) and Understanding Regulation Disorders of Sensory Processing in Children (2007), and is the author of a children’s book, The One and Only Sam: A Story Explaining Idioms for Children with Asperger Syndrome and Other Communication Difficulties (2009). Originally from Ontario, she has lived in British Columbia for over 30 years, and as an author she is on her fifth career, after working as an occupational therapist, elementary school teacher, tutor and mother. She lives in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Tony Keen is a retired mining engineer and an experienced photographer with an interest in landscape photography. No stranger to cold weather, having spent most of his professional career managing and consulting to mines in Northern Canada and Greenland, snowshoeing was a natural choice for a winter activity. In addition to photography he enjoys spending time with his family, watching rugby, kayaking, hiking, cooking and travel. He lives in Vancouver, British Columbia.

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