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Strathcona Wilderness Institute is a registered charity. When you buy our publications or make a donation, you are supporting the delivery of our programs & services in Strathcona Provincial Park.
To purchase items, email strathconawilderness@gmail.com 
We will be producing more educational publications, so please visit again soon, to see what’s new!

 

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Buttle Area Trails Map  
GPS’d tracks of all trails in the Buttle Lake/Elk River area from Crest Mountain to Cream Lake to the Golden Hinde.
Full colour with topographic contours, elevations, distances, grid references, names of features.
Maps & cover photo by hiker & photographer Tim Penney.
Printed on waterproof paper.
4-1/4″ x 11″  (folds out to 17″ x 11″)      $7.00 ea.

 
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Forbidden Plateau Trails Map
GPS’d tracks of all trails in the Forbidden Plateau/Paradise Meadows area from Paradise Meadows to Mt Albert Edward to Wood Mountain.
Full colour with topographic contours, elevations, distances, names of features.
Map & photos by hiker & photographer Tim Penney.
Printed on waterproof paper.
4-1/4″ x 11″ (folds out to 17″ x 11″)      $5.00 ea.                                                                

 

 

 
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Paradise Meadows Birds ID Guide
Photos of more than 40 bird species of Paradise Meadows & Forbidden Plateau by photographers Terry Thormin, Mike Yip, Krista Kaptein, & Frank Hovenden.
Organized by habitat. Printed on waterproof paper.
4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ pocket size   (folds out to 17″ x 11″)  $7.00 ea.

 

 
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Paradise Meadows Flowers ID Guide
Photos of more than 60 flower species found in Paradise Meadows by photographer & naturalist Krista Kaptein.
Organized by colour. Printed on waterproof paper.
4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ pocket size  (folds out to 17″ x 11″)  $7.00 ea.

 

 

 

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Strathcona Park Butterflies ID Guide
Photos of 18 butterfly species by photographer Mike Yip.
Includes checklist of over 40 species found in Strathcona Park.
Organized by family. Printed on waterproof paper.
4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ pocket size (folds out to 17″ x 11″)   $7.00 ea.

 

 

 

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Paradise Meadows Interpretive Nature Walk Brochure
Interpretive nature walk guide with maps of the Centennial Loop & Paradise Meadows Loop Trails.
Full colour with names of features & over 2 dozen nature notes of interest.
Accompanying photos by photographer Krista Kaptein.
4-1/4″ x 11″  (folds out to 17″ x 11″)   $3.00 ea.

 

 

 

 

 

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Strathcona Park Bird Checklist
Checklist of 175 birds found in Strathcona Park over the years.
Notes on rarity & season for viewing.
3-3/4″ x 8-1/2″ brochure (folds out to 11″ x 8-1/2″) $2.00 ea.

 

 

 

 

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Comox Valley Climbs by John Waters.
The Climbers Guide to Comox Lake and Surrounding Crags.
4.5″ x 7.5″, 78 pages, Soft Cover, third edition 2014.
B/W photos and route maps.
$15.00 ea. (savings of $4 off retail price)
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Above the Bush by Lindsay Elms.
A Century of Climbing on Vancouver Island 1912 – 2012.
Written to commemorate the centenary of the Alpine Club of Canada’s Vancouver Island Section, this book contains transcripts of journal entries, diaries and newspaper accounts of early ascents of some of the most prominent mountains on Vancouver Island.
6″ x 9″,176 pages, Soft Cover, first edition 2012.
51 B/W Photos.
$25 (plus 5% GST, shipping and handling)
Order through author Lindsay Elms website.

 

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Beyond Nootka by Lindsay Elms.
A Historical Perspective of Vancouver Island Mountains.
A comprehensive history of the mountain regions of Vancouver Island, this book recounts the tales of the early explorers, prospectors, surveyors and mountaineers as they pushed into ever more remote regions, covering the period from 1579- 1910.
8.5″ x 11″, 160 pages, Soft Cover, first edition 1996.
72 B/W and Colour Photos.
$25 (plus 5% GST, shipping and handling) (Savings of $7.50 off retail price)

Order through author Lindsay Elms website.

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