Kamloops Backcountry Hikes
36 hikes within 30 minutes of Kamloops, BC
The most comprehensive hiking book of the Kamloops region!
Hikes leading to towering hoodoos, lava flows, lazy rivers, sparkling lakes, sheer cliffs, a 30 million-year-old canyon, kooky spires, silky-soft silt bluffs, 360-degree views, big trees, active sinkholes, expansive grasslands, silent forests, spikey cacti, agile bighorn sheep, mule deer families, melodious meadowlarks, saucy magpies, soaring eagles, diving osprey, circling vultures, and more–all within 32 kms or 35 minutes’ drive from downtown.
Kamloops Backcountry Hikes is an excellent resource for local and visiting hikers for its concise maps, easy-to-follow directions, stunning photos, and climate information that helps you prepare for a safe, smart and fulfilling experience on the trail. Included are seasonal tips, wildlife safety, geology, some history of human settlement, a glossary, emergency contacts and more.
Since 2008, Al and Mairi Budreau have hiked around Kamloops, gathering and recording information from hundreds of Kamloops backcountry miles. Both from Ontario, the Budreaus’ mutual love of nature has brought together their talents of land surveying, photography, art, graphic design and writing into this practical and easy-to-use guide.