Kootenay Trips and Trails: A Guide to Southeastern British Columbia's Kootenay-Columbia Region

Kootenay Trips and Trails: A Guide to Southeastern British Columbia's Kootenay-Columbia Region[Reading] ➵ Kootenay Trips and Trails: A Guide to Southeastern British Columbia's Kootenay-Columbia Region ➼ Murphy Shewchuk – Bluevapours.co.uk If you are interested in everything from backcountry exploring to lounging in a hot springs pool, southern British Columbia s Kootenay Columbia region has it all A rich and colorful mining history tha If you are interested in everything from backcountry and Trails: ePUB ´ exploring to lounging in a hot springs pool, southern British Columbia s Kootenay Columbia region has it all A rich and colorful mining history that rivals the famous Caribou the region s highest peaks best alpine heli skiing most historic rail trails biggest lakes orchards, wineries and breweries This is a land that can keep visitors enthralled for years to comeMurphy Shewchuk s Kootenay Trips and Trails explores the region from the US border north to Valemount near Jasper and Kootenay Trips eBook º from the height of the Rockies west to the Okanagan He does it with personal insights, detailed descriptions, maps and photographs.

Murphy Shewchuk has been writing and illustrating articles and Trails: ePUB ´ and books since the mid sBorn in Hamilton, Ontario, he grew up in the British Columbia mining town of Pioneer Gold Mines and developed a triple interest in outdoor exploring, photography and electronics while still a teenagerAfter a stint in the RCAF in eastern Canada, he moved back to BC to a job in electronics with writing and photography as his major interests In , his work took him to Kamloops, BC, where he began a weekly Outdoor Scene column Kootenay Trips eBook º for the Kamloops Sentinel From the column, he moved to features in BC Outdoors magazine and many other magazines He now lives in Merritt, BC with his wife KatharineMore than of his magazine articles and of his photographs have appeared in such publications as Adventure Travel, BC Outdoors, Camping Canada, Canadian Geographic, Field Stream, MotorHome, Photo Life, Skyword, Western Living, and WestworldHis books include Exploring Kamloops Country Fur, Gold Opals Exploring the Nicola Valley Cariboo The Craigmont Story Backroads Explorer Vol Thompson Cariboo Backroads Explorer Vol Trips and Trails: Epub â Similkameen South Okanagan Okanagan Country An Outdoor Recreation Guide Coquihalla Country A Guide to BC s North Cascade Mountains and Nicola Valley Okanagan Trips Trails Coquihalla Trips Trails and Cariboo Trips TrailsIn addition to his life long interest in photography and exploring the mountains of western Canada, Murphy has been a workshop speaker at writer s conferences across Canada and in the USA His writing and photography has received awards from the Outdoor Writers of Canada and the Macmillan Bloedel newspaper journalism competitions Shewchuk has been a member of the Canadian Authors Association and is active with Trails BC, the organization involved with the Trans Canada Trail in British Columbia.

Kootenay Trips and Trails: A Guide to Southeastern British
  • Paperback
  • 342 pages
  • Kootenay Trips and Trails: A Guide to Southeastern British Columbia's Kootenay-Columbia Region
  • Murphy Shewchuk
  • 17 July 2017
  • 1554551005

2 thoughts on “Kootenay Trips and Trails: A Guide to Southeastern British Columbia's Kootenay-Columbia Region

  1. Michelle Mallette says:

    See my full review at I read the second edition which has a different cover than the one pictured here Here in the Boundary Country of British Columbia technically in the West Kootenays we are part of the amazing part of our lovely province that is home to mining towns, ski havens, and meccas for hiking and snowshoeing You can explore on foot, on bike, on ATV, or in a car, and this guide will make sure you don t miss a sight This second edition See my full review at I read the second edition which has a different cover than the one pictured here Here in the Boundary Country of British Columbia technically in the West Kootenays we are part of the amazing part of our lovely province that is home to mining towns, ski havens, and meccas for hiking and snowshoeing You can explore on foot, on bike, on ATV, or in a car, and this guide will make sure you don t miss a sight This second edition now includes all the awesome rail trails that criss cross the Kootenays, former rail lines that are converted to other ways of travel Shewchuk knows the Kootenays well, offering a book that isthan a travel guide it includes fascinating bits of opinion, local lore and history on every page Organized roughly west to east and south to north, each entry is a road trip between places, with notes on interesting stops, hiking and biking trails, events, side trips andMaps show campsites, trailheads and fishing spots as well as major routes and towns Three new chapters focus on the aforementioned rail trails an overview then a chapter each on the Columbia Western Railway Trail from Castlegar to Midway this time going east to west , and the section of the Kettle Valley Rail Trail from Midway northwest to Penticton There are entire books on these, so the entries are a brief overview at best Loaded with photos, in colour and black and white, it includes a fair index, bibliography and a list of useful sources Definitely gets a spot on my shelf

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