The beautiful mountains of the North Shore define Vancouver, but few Vancouverites know of the natural beauty and adventure that lies within them. The Glorious Mountains of Vancouver’s North Shore: A Peakbagger’s Guide offers something for everyone, from casual hikers to hard-core climbers, to parents introducing their children to the splendours of nature, and to those merely curious about what is out there, so close and yet so far.
A detailed profile of 67 peaks (including many that have never appeared in any previous guidebook): full routes, peak descriptions, history, and statistics for each. Also including 25 full-colour maps showing connector trails, side-routes, and viewpoints.
The most complete published collection of traditional names of North Shore mountains (and islands, streams, and other sites), including the names, uses, and legends of the Sḵwx̱wú7mesh/Squamish, Tsleil-Waututh, and xʷməθkʷəy̓əm/Musqueam First Nations, whose traditional territories are profiled.
Little-known secrets of the North Shore mountains, including history, waterfalls, old growth trees, old logging camps, mines, plane crashes, geocaches, and cached whisky.