SHEA, Gerry




Author Tags: Outdoors

Popular Day Hikes 3 Northern Okanagan: Vernon - Shuswap - Lumby (Rocky Mountain, 2014) by Gerry Shea covers the the interior of British Columbia, stretching from Grindrod in the north to Vernon in the south and situated between the OkanaganValley and the Shuswap. This illustrated guidebook features colour maps, photographs and step-by-step directions for dozens of popular day hikes in stunning and open terrain.

From promotional material: Popular Day Hikes 5: Southern Okanagan (Rocky Mountain, 2015) describes 35 accessible treks around Kelowna, West Kelowna and Westside Road as well as Penticton, Naramata, Oliver, Osoyoos, Summerland, Peachland and Keremeos. Featuring robust vineyards, fruit orchards, desert-like grasslands, rich marshes, ponderosa pine forests, towering cliffs, large lakes, salmon streams, modest peaks and a tremendous diversity of animal and plant life, this stunning and diverse area is rich with dozens of unique hiking routes. With distances ranging from 3 km to 20 km and from easy to strenuous, this vibrant guide features routes available to all levels of day-hiking enthusiasts.

BOOKS:

Popular Day Hikes 5: Southern Okanagan: Kelowna - Penticton – Oliver (Rocky Mountain Books, 2015) $15.00 9781771600880

Popular Day Hikes 3 Northern Okanagan: Vernon - Shuswap - Lumby (Rocky Mountain Books 2014) $15.00 9781927330816

[BCBW 2015]