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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
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Seasons in the Sun
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The Critic's Voice
" ...the best thing about BC Car-Free is that it challenges the assumption that you have to have a vehicle to escape the city.| "
Briana Doyle MOMENTUM Magazine
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Wild Rose
This budding celebrity is popular enough to have been immortalized on license plates in four American states and one Canadian province, Alberta. Even before the Euro-invasion wild roses and their fruit, called "hips," were a mainstay in the medicine chests of nearly every nation on the continent. Whether a cure-all or just sound nutrition, rose hips are indeed generously endowed with vitamin C as well as beta-carotene, vitamins E, B and K. While rose hips are widely available as commercial herbal teas and jams, the tough outer rind can be chewed as is at trailside. Just peel and separate from the seeds, prior to chomping. Add wild rose petals to outback salad for both colour and delicate flavour.
Illustration by Manami Kimura
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Sea Kayaking
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Sea Kayaking by bus? What a concept! All of these wilderness paddle routes are accessible using existing public transportation infrastructure. What better way to enjoy the wilderness than to reduce your impact on it? The whole gamut of trips is included: from simple one day excursions to week-long -- or longer -- expeditions.
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1 Sea Kayaking Brian Grover 4430
2 Indian Arm Brian Grover 10950
3 Howe Sound Introduction Brian Grover 3979
4 Bowen Island Circumnavigation Brian Grover 6469
5 Howe Sound Exploration Brian Grover 9466
6 Sechelt Inlet Brian Grover 10098
7 Skookumchuck Introduction Brian Grover 4704
8 Princess Louisa Inlet Brian Grover 7837
9 Jervis Inlet Brian Grover 7125
10 Nelson Island Circumnavigation Brian Grover 10925
11 Hotham Sound Loop Brian Grover 6529
12 Clayoquot Sound Brian Grover 3987
13 Meares Island Circumnavigation Brian Grover 13876
14 Hot Springs Cove Brian Grover 6636
15 Trincomali Channel Brian Grover 8357
16 Desolation Sound Brian Grover 11212
 

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