Walk in the solitude of the giants, along classic hikes through majestic stands of old-growth forests in southwest British Columbia and northwest Washington State. The hikes range from short, easily accessible walks and dayhikes to overnight backpacking trips in remote wilderness areas. Detailed trail descriptions include record trees, waterfalls and mountain views along the way; status of trail and elevation changes; suggested time and level of challenge; campaign spots for overnight trips; photos and maps of trails and special features; and in-depth notes on nature and forest ecology.
Author Randy Stoltmann died in a mountaineering accident shortly after the completion of this book. This title salutes Randy's life-long dedication to our ancient forests. His legacy is sure to inspire greater knowledge and appreciation of our most precious forests.