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Whitewater in Southwest British Columbia

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The Guidebook: Whitewater in Southwest British Columbia

Load up your kayak and paddling gear and discover the rivers and creeks of Southwestern BC, one of the best whitewater kayaking areas in North America! Explore boulder strewn creeks that get your adrenalin pumping, get humbled by big powerful whirlpools on the Fraser and Thompson, surf the magic tidal waves at Skookumchuck or relax floating down the Similkameen. From the wet westcoast to dry interior forests, this area has lots to offer for everybody, be they beginner, intermediate or advanced paddlers.

- 79 river runs and play spots on class II, III and IV
- Detailed description and map for every run
- GPS waypoints for selected runs
- Information on camping, shopping and other services
- Tips for sightseeing and off-water activities
- Suggestions for multi-day runs, road trips and a list of creeks
- Resources for additional information (clubs, books, websites, creek runs)

Runs and playspots covered in the book and Table of Contents (PDF) and Map (PDF).

Info on where to buy the book here.

ISBN: 978-0-9739693-0-6
Suggested Retail Price: CAD/USD 22.95
160 Pages.

 

 

Runs In Town - Vancouver Area
1. Capilano River
2. Lynn Creek
3. Seymour River - Upper Run
4. Seymour River - Canyon
5. Seymour River - Lower Run
6. Coquitlam River
Lower Fraser Valley
7. Chilliwack River - Post Creek to Camp Foley
8. Chilliwack River - Canyon (Camp Foley - Slesse)
9. Chilliwack River - Slesse to Tamihi
10. Chilliwack River - Tamihi to Pointa Vista
11. Chilliwack River - Pointa Vista to Vedder Bridge
12. Chilliwack River - Vedder Bridge to Campground
13. Slesse Creek
14. Norrish Creek - Upper Run
15. Statlu Creek
16. Chehalis River
17. Big Silver Creek - Lower Run
18. Big Silver Creek - Upper Run
19. Cogburn Creek
20. Coquihalla River
21. Nicolum Creek
22. Sumallo River
Fraser Canyon
23. Fraser River - Alexandra Bridge to Yale
24. Nahatlach River - Hannah Lake to Francis Lake
25. Nahatlach River - Francis Lake to Apocynum
26. Nahatlach River - Canyon
27. Thompson - Goldpan to Frog
28. Thompson Canyon - Frog to Lytton
29. Nicola River
30. Spius Creek
31. Lower Stein River
32. Cayoosh Creek
33. Bridge River
Squamish-Whistler
34. Mamquam River - Upper Run
35. Mamquam River - Lower Run
36. Stawamus River
37. Cheekeye River
38. Ashlu Creek - Play Run
39. Ashlu Creek - Mini Mine
40. Cheakamus-Squamish Eagle Float

41. Elaho and Squamish Rivers
42. Cheakamus River - Paradise Valley
43. Cheakamus River - Below Daisy Lake
44. Cal-Cheak
45. Cheakamus River - Upper Run
46. Callaghan Creek - Middle Run
47. Green River
48. Soo River
49. Rutherford Creek Artificial Course
Pemberton Area
50. Lillooet River - Above Meager Creek
51. Lillooet River - Below Meager Creek
52. Lillooet River - Between the Lakes
53. Birkenhead River
Princeton Area
54. Similkameen River - Below Similkameen Falls
55. Similkameen River - Canyon
56. Similkameen River - Above Princeton
57. Similkameen River - Bromley Rock to Stemwinder
58. Ashnola River
59. Tulameen River
Cariboo, Chilcotin – And Other Far-Away Places
60. Mission Creek
61. Clearwater River - Below the Kettle
62. Clearwater River - Above the Kettle
63. Clearwater River - Saber Tooth
64. Clearwater River - Below Clearwater Lake
65. Adams River
66. Adams River - Below Tumtum Lake
67. Barrière and North Barrière Rivers
68. Shushwap River
69. Seymour River
70. Chilko River
71. Taseko River
72. Quesnel River near Likely
73. Cariboo River - Upper Run
74. Cariboo River - Lower Run
Saltwater Playspots And Nearby Runs
75. Skookumchuck Tidal Waves
76. Chapman Creek
77. Long Beach Waves
78. Jordan River and Sombrio Beach Waves
79. Waves in Vancouver - Ambleside Park and Stanley Park Beaches


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