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Hiking
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Cycle Touring
Weekend Getaways
Horseback Riding
Whale Watching
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Cave Exploring
River Rafting
Sea Kayaking
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Appendix: Getting There
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Seasons in the Sun
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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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River Rafting
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Whitewater Rafting. Add a splash of the rough and tumble to your summer by joining one of these commercial rafting excursions. Both paddle rafting and motorized options are included and all are accessible using existing public transportation infrastructure.
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1 River Rafting Brian Grover 3707
2 Rafting in Whistler Brian Grover 3460
3 Chilliwack River Paddle Rafting Brian Grover 4561
4 Thompson & Fraser River Rafting Brian Grover 4312
 

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