‘Backpacking in Southwestern British Columbia: The Essential Guide to Overnight Hiking Trails’ includes Sea to Sky Corridor trips.
2 days ago By: Jennifer Thuncher
A shot from Rainbow Pass, one of the trips featured in Taryn Eyton’s new book. Courtesy Taryn Eyton
Taryn Eyton has written the book she wished existed for her when she started overnight backpacking.
Eyton, who is also the president of the Friends of Garibaldi Park Society, is the author of Backpacking in Southwestern British Columbia: The Essential Guide to Overnight Hiking Trails, which comes out on May 11.
“This is the first guidebook, as far as I know, that focuses on backpacking,” she said.
There are 40 spots featured in the book and they are all overnight or multi-day trips, with options for extending trips with day hikes beyond the campsites.
Routes featured are from the North Shore up to Pemberton and Lytton, and from the Sunshine Coast out to the Similkameen Valley.
She includes information about how to book campsites, how many sites there are, where to source water, and how to store food.