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Hiking
Backpacking
Cycle Touring
Weekend Getaways
Horseback Riding
Whale Watching
Bird Watching
Salmon Watching
Cave Exploring
River Rafting
Sea Kayaking
Canoeing
Appendix: Getting There
Ramblings
Seasons in the Sun
About the Author
The Critic's Voice
" Great book. Has a little bit of everything (places to hike, kayak, day tour, etc.), super informative and practical (conditions of camp sites, pubs to go to or avoid, etc.), and has awesome factoids about local flora/fauna and Aboriginal culture on the margins. Great for anyone interested in the BC outdoors! "
Frida Fantastic at goodreads.com
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Krumholtz
Trees clustered together in the sub alpine stand a much better chance of surviving the harsh conditions. Called krumholtz, these tree islands are miniature ecosystems unto themselves, providing mutual protection against the elements while acting as a catch basin for moisture. A krumholtz provides habitat for lesser plant species as well as insects, birds and mammals big and small. Usually trees in the krumholtz, German for "crooked wood," are old if not ancient, stunted by a short growing season, harsh weather and a paucity of nutrient-rich soil. Branches tend to flourish on the downwind side only.
Illustration by Manami Kimura
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Have Bike, Will Travel. Explore ten unique landscapes by bicycle on both sides of the border in the San Juan Islands and Gulf Islands. Peddled out? Many of these rural roads can be explored on foot as well.
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1 Cycle Touring Introduction Brian Grover 4145
2 Gabriola Island Brian Grover 29109
3 The Gulf Islands Galiano Island Brian Grover 11078
4 Galiano Island Hiking Trails - Bodega Ridge Brian Grover 4534
5 Galiano Island Hiking Trails - Bluffs Park Brian Grover 5886
6 Galiano Island Hiking Trails- Mount Galiano Brian Grover 10471
7 The Gulf Islands-Mayne Island Brian Grover 11149
8 The Gulf Islands- Pender Island Brian Grover 5436
9 The Gulf Islands - Saltspring Island Brian Grover 6672
10 The Gulf Islands-Saturna Island Brian Grover 13038
11 San Juan Islands - Introduction & Access Brian Grover 3500
12 San Juan Islands-Lopez Island Brian Grover 3010
13 San Juan Islands-Shaw Island Brian Grover 4416
14 San Juan Islands-Orcas Island Brian Grover 3278
15 San Juan Islands- San Juan Island Brian Grover 2889
 

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