Born in 1946, Jack Christie, spent two years as a teenage mountain guide in the Swiss Alps. He has specialized in writing about much tamer adventures in the Lower Mainland. Since his first book called Daytrips From Vancouver, he has published numerous follow-ups, written a column called Outside for the Georgia Straight, and encouraged recreational trips on radio and television. He has hosted the Rec Report on television and created a syndicated radio series Beyond the Backyard.


52 Best Day Trips from Vancouver, New Edition (Greystone Books 2011, 2015). 9781553655978
Best Weekend Getaways from Vancouver: Favourite Trips and Overnight Destinations (Greystone, 2008)
The Whistler Book: An All-Season Outdoor Guide (Greystone, 2005)
50 Best Day Trips (D&M $19.95) 1-55054-924-3-[BCBW AUTUMN 2002]
One-Day Getaways from Vancouver (Greystone, 1999)
Inside Out British Columbia (Sasquatch Books, 1998)
Day Trips with Kids (Greystone, 1997)
The Whistler Outdoors Guide (Greystone, 1997)
Day Trips From Vancouver (Brighouse Press, 1989)

[BCBW 2015] "Outdoors"