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Hiking
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Cycle Touring
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Horseback Riding
Whale Watching
Bird Watching
Salmon Watching
Cave Exploring
River Rafting
Sea Kayaking
Canoeing
Appendix: Getting There
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Seasons in the Sun
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" It’s chock full of tips and maps to help you find your way sans polluting vehicle to outdoor locations in the Lower Mainland, Vancouver Island, the Gulf Islands, the Sunshine Coast, Stein Valley and Manning Park. "
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Common Plantain
What drives the home gardener mad is good news for the outback-bound as common plantain is common indeed. Young leaves can be eaten as is like lettuce while the more mature ones benefit from steaming or boiling like kale or spinach. Chop and season before eating. Common plantain is a good trail-side source of vitamins C, A and K. Much like aloe, a poultice of crushed plantain leaves is said to be a beneficial treatment for burns and insect stings.
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 3809
2 Rafting in Whistler Brian Grover 3537
3 Chilliwack River Paddle Rafting Brian Grover 4641
4 Thompson & Fraser River Rafting Brian Grover 4377
 

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