With a total of 31 North Shore hikes (15 in West Vancouver and 16 in North Vancouver), plus two in the Pemberton area, this is the most comprehensive collection of North Shore hiking trails to be found anywhere. Focusing on the varied and interesting hiking trails through the wilderness of Metro Vancouver's North Shore forests, many entries feature historical information about the area t often found in other hiking books, including points of local interest such as old homesteads and logging camps from the early 1900s. The level of detail, including thorough trail descriptions and approximate walking times, makes this book a distinctive and invaluable resource for the seasoned outdoor adventurer as well as the casual hiker. From Horseshoe Bay and Lighthouse Park to the Baden-Powell Trail and Goldie Lake, discover the rugged beauty of the North Shore up close and on foot.
Norman Watt has been a resident of the North Shore for over 35 years and has extensive experience hiking the trails of North and West Vancouver. He writes the Off the Beaten Path column for the North Shore News.