Exploring Prince George
Mike Nash


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In 1904, Sir Wilfrid Laurier said that the 20th Century would belong to Canada. Today, it could be said that the 21st Century belongs to northern Canada.

Recent Works:

Review The Canadian Alpine Journal 2016, pages 182-183: Through an Unknown Country: The Jarvis–Hanington Winter Expedition through the Northern Rockies, 1874–1875

Review Cloudburst Spring/Summer 2016: Alexander Kellas Biography
Review Cloudburst Spring/Summer 2016: Hans Gmoser Biography
Article BC nature Mar 2016: Ice Age
Report Caledonia Ramblers Mar 2016: Bushshoeing at Slim Creek
Editorial BC nature Mar 2015: Towards a Resource Practices Board
Article Doctor's Review Jan 2015: How to hike grizzly country

Outdoor Safety & Survival by Mike Nash; published in 2012 by Rocky Mountain Books and distributed by Heritage House. Click on the book cover image, or here for more details and reviews;

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The Mountain Knows No Expert - George Evanoff, Outdoorsman and Contemporary Hero by Mike Nash; published in March 2009 by Natural Heritage Books / Dundurn. Click on the book cover image for more details;...or, click here to link to Publisher Web Site

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Finalist in the Mountain Literature category in the 2009 Banff Mountain Book Festival

Banff Essay

Exploring Prince George - A Guide to North Central B.C. Outdoors by Mike Nash; second edition published in 2007 by Rocky Mountain Books and distributed by Heritage House. Click on the book cover image for more details;

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Purchase any of these books:
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  • or, contact the publisher directly - see above for publisher websites.

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Prince George and Central British Columbia:

  • Prince George Centennial Trail
  • Prince George trails around UNBC
  • Prince George 50-kilometre walk - the 'PG50'
  • Prince George northern spring
  • Prince George early winter
  • Prince George winter
  • Exploring Prince George and North Central British Columbia
  • The Mountain Knows No Expert: story of George Evanoff
  • Outdoor Safety & Survival
  • Robson Valley spring
  • Viking Ridge spring comes to BC's mountains
  • Mount Terry Fox hike
  • Griswold Pass - Southern Chilcotin Mountains
  • Niut Range backpacking in BC's Coast Mountains
  • Grand Canyon of the Fraser by riverboat
  • Grand Canyon of the Fraser winter snowshoe
  • Murtle Lake canoeing in Wells Gray Provincial Park
  • Ancient snow forests of Canada
  • Ancient forests of Slim Creek Provincial Park
  • Limestone Lakes backpacking in Monkman Provincial Park
  • Aerial survey of mountain caribou and wolves in North Central BC
  • Northern Canadian Rockies from the air
  • Alpine flowers in Pine Le Moray Provincial Park
  • White-tailed ptarmigan in Pine Le Moray Provincial Park
  • Vanderhoof bird migration

    Western North America:

  • Hiking the Canadian Rockies
  • Kananaskis Alberta hiking
  • Kananaskis Alberta hiking 2
  • Fraser River salmon and eagle cycle
  • Bryce Canyon National Park, southern Utah
  • Grand Canyon in a Day - dramatic hike in Arizona's Grand Canyon
  • Zion National Park in Utah - fall colours
  • Arizona and New Mexico circle tour with desert flowers
  • BC, Alaska, Yukon via the Alaska Marine Highway
  • U.S. west coast in spring
  • Mount Baker, Washington
  • Mount Saint Helens, Washington
  • Washington and Oregon circle tour - desert to ocean
  • *MartyUpNorth on Outdoor Safety

    Farther afield:

  • Scotland and northern England - walking

    Geology of North Central BC:

  • The Rocky Mountain Trench

  • *MartyUpNorth:

    Other information and services:

    Other links:

    Copyright © Michael Nash, February 2017


    British Columbia, CANADA

    Paxton Lake-Northern BC Rockies (photo by Mike Nash)