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Coquihalla Trips and Trails

A Guide to British Columbia_s North Cascade Mountain and Nicola Valley

by Murphy Shewchuk

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  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Fitzhenry and Whiteside .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Travel / General,
  • Travel - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11989130M
    ISBN 101550413538
    ISBN 109781550413533

    Coquihalla Area Hikes Zoa Peak Iago Peak Needle Peak (pending) Guanaco Peak (a fave) Yak Peak Thynne Peak (pending) Little Douglas Lake (pending) Brookmere-Brodie-Coldwater Crossing (pending) the Loops Othello Tunnels (pending) (pending) – hikes completed, but no post yet Continue reading →.   The Trail: The Coquihalla is a great destination for Fraser Valley snowshoers since the road reaches high into the mountains to access lots of fresh challenging trail climbs through the trees on to the ridge of Needle Peak. In the summer the ridge all granite slabs and wildflower meadows, but in the winter, it’s blanketed in snow with great views of the surrounding mountains.

      Road Trip: British Columbia, Canada It then scrambles through rough country inland along a gold rush trail to Kamloops, in the heart of cattle country. Highway 5A joins the Coquihalla. Coquihalla Campground, Hope: See 50 traveller reviews, 36 candid photos, and great deals for Coquihalla Campground, ranked #3 of 9 Speciality lodging in Hope and rated of 5 at Tripadvisor/5(50).

    Coquihalla Summit Recreation Area Mountain Bike, Hike, Trail Running, Snowshoe, Backcountry Ski trails near Hope, British Columbia. 25 trails Do not travel to other communities, especially smaller ones, as the health resources in those communities could be s: Expand the Coquihalla Summit Recreation Area. There is a small pocket of stunning wilderness in the Coquihalla area that deserves to be protected. It is immediately south of the Coquihalla Recreation Area and would be a perfect candidate for an expansion of the park.


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Coquihalla Trips and Trails by Murphy Shewchuk Download PDF EPUB FB2

Revised and updated, and containing more than 50 maps, Coquihalla Trips and Trails is the definitive guide to southwestern British Columbia's spectacular Coquihalla Country. With more than 70 trips and trails, as well as background information on the geography, wildlife and history of the region, this compact book covers the area from Hope to Kamloops, and from Spences Bridge to the Okanagan /5(2).

The Nicola Valley motto is “A lake a day as long as you stay, and Coquihalla Trips & Trails guides the reader to dozens of upland lakes stocked with Rainbow trout.

The hiking trails vary in length and difficulty from a minute hike to a six-hour round-trip to the summit of metre Needle Peak. The Nicola Valley motto is "A lake a day as long as you stay, and Coquihalla Trips & Trails guides the reader to dozens of upland lakes stocked with Rainbow trout.

The hiking trails vary in length and difficulty from a minute hike to a six-hour round-trip to the summit of metre Needle Peak/5(2). Coquihalla Trips and Trails Guide Book: Roam the trails of BC’s North Cascade Mountains and Nicola Valley. With over 60 trips and routes, this compact guide covers the Category: Guidebooks.

Revised and updated, and containing more than 50 maps, Coquihalla Trips & Trails is the definitive guide to southwestern British Columbia's spectacular Coquihalla Country. With more than 70 trips and trails, as well as background information on the geography, wildlife and history of the region, this compact book covers the area from Hope to Kamloops, and from Spences Bridge to the Okanagan.

Murphy Shewchuk is a passionate wilderness explorer, award-winning photographer and author of numerous books about BC's and Western Canada's outdoors, including Coquihalla Trips and Trails and Okanagan Trips and Trails. His writing and photographs have also appeared in such publications as BC Outdoors, Canadian Geographic, and Field and : Murphy Shewchuk.

Murphy Shewchuk has been writing and illustrating articles and books since the in Hamilton, Ontario, he grew up in the British Columbia m /5.

The book follows both the Southern (Victoria to Elk Pass) and Northern (Dawson Creek to Yukon border) routes. Colour maps combined with detailed route descriptions, numerous colour photographs, interesting facts and highlights of the trail form the base for this pocket-sized ( inches high by inches wide) book.

but with over pages, you will need big pockets. Ongoing Notice -- Affects the Hope / Coquihalla Area-- Current Status (as of Dec 1 ): The Othello Tunnels (at Coquihalla Canyon provincial park just east of Hope) are closed for the Tunnels are normally closed for the winter from November to late May.

During this time, you may be able to use the alternate trail on our maps which bypass the tunnels. Revised and updated, and containing more than 50 maps, Coquihalla Trips & Trails is the definitive guide to southwestern British Columbia's spectacular Coquihalla Country.

With more than 70 trips and trails, as well as background information on the geography. Find the best trails in Coquihalla, British Columbia (Canada).

Discover the most beautiful places, download GPS tracks and follow the top routes itinerary on a map. Record your own trail from the Wikiloc app, upload the route and share it with the community.

Newsfrom the Kettle Valley Railway. Map of the Kettle Valley Railway and connecting railway trails. Kettle Valley Railway. CarmiSubdivision - Midway to Penticton, km. OsoyoosSubdivision - Penticton to Osoyoos, km. PrincetonSubdivision - Penticton to Brookmere, km.

MerrittSubdivision - Brookmere to Merrit, km. CoquihallaSubdivision - Brookmere to Hope, km. Coquihalla Canyon Provincial Park, Hope: See 54 reviews, articles, and 65 photos of Coquihalla Canyon Provincial Park, ranked No.4 on Tripadvisor among 22 attractions in Hope/5(53). Blisters and Bliss: A Trekker’s Guide to the West Coast Trail View & Order $ Burke and Widgeon – A Hiker’s Guide View & Order $ Coquihalla Trips and Trails: A Guide to B.C’s North Cascade Mountain and Nicola Valley View & Order $ Easy Hiking Around Vancouver: An All-Season Guide View & Order $ Get this from a library.

The coast connection: a history of the building of trails and roads between British Columbia's Interior and its Lower Mainland from the Cariboo Road to the Coquihalla.

Our favorite riding area is the Coquihalla Lakes Area. It is located just past the tollbooth on the Coquihalla Highway.

Once you past the toll booth, you will come up to the next exit which is the Coquihalla Lakes exit. From here you come up to the first intersection.

Engineers, nature lovers and Rambo fans should enjoy this easy 2 mi (or less) round trip walk through 4 railroad tunnels carved into granite above the turbulent Coquihalla River.

The scene where Rambo hangs off a cliff in the film, First Blood, was shot between tunnels 1 and 2. /5(53). There's a book on Coquihalla and Tulameen hiking in the Fraser Valley Regional Library system, but I can't recall the name of it. I took it out once before, and it.

Zoa Ridge Coquihalla Highway. This little hike is a great quick foray into what the Coquihalla area can offer. If you are driving to the interior and need a break of a few hours to either discipline recalcitrant children or to take breath of the alpine this hike will likely be fine.

The fishing at Coquihalla lakes is excellent year round with rainbow trout up to 6lbs, the average being 14 to 16 inches. Rent one of our boats, bring your own or even cast off our can expect to catch a hard hitting beautiful rainbow that will excite any angler.

Bring your tackle and enjoy!. Looking for some Hiking Tips? Containing more than 50 maps, Coquihalla Trips & Trails is the definitive guide to southwestern British Columbia’s.The Coquihalla Summit Recreation Area was established in as part of a series of lands designated to facilitate public recreational use of the Coquihalla Valley.

The master plan was approved in Coquihalla Canyon Provincial Park is a great stop for a picnic or a short hike. There are picnic tables near the parking lot and along the trail, beside the river. There are spectacular viewing opportunities available on the trail, through the tunnels and on the bridges.