His Guide to Climbing & Hiking in Southwestern British Columbia (Gordon Soules, 1986) was conceived as a successor to Dick Culbert's Alpine Guide to Southwestern British Columbia of 1974. Fairley, born in 1951, is a lawyer who has been a climber since joining the UBC Outdoor Club in 1975. He also edited The Canadian Mountaineering Anthology (Lone Pine) with a foreward by Sid Marty. ISBN 1-55105-041-2

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