Author Tags: Travel

Roy Jantzen’s Active Vancouver (Rocky Mountain, 2015) offers locals and tourists the lowdown on getting energetic in and around Vancouver. Whether it’s “cycling, trail running, hiking, snowshoeing, paddling, walking, or nature treks” this book offers resources suitable for everyone, from beginner to intermediate skill levels. Activities are listed with timing, distance, elevation and accessibility details, and “Eco-Insights” provide environmental information for each location.

Roy Jantzen is a professor of Natural History at North Vancouver’s Capilano University. He also develops curriculum and delivers wilderness tourism workshops for the Yukon Department of Tourism. He divides his time between Vancouver and Whitehorse, Yukon.


Active Vancouver: A Year-round Guide to Outdoor Recreation in the City's Natural Environments (Rocky Mountain Books, 2015) $25.00 9781771600798

[BCBW 2015]