Six Highways
John's latest book: Six Highways to Home - A Cycling Journey from Whitehorse to Victoria is now available at independent book stores and online at for $20

Walk Victoria book coverWalk VICTORIA - revised & expanded

If you liked the first edition of Walk Victoria, you’ll want this one.

With eight additional walks and all the originals given a “face-lift,” this new edition is an invaluable guide for exploring Victoria’s diverse and scenic neighbourhoods.

Take a walk through View Royal’s Portage Park or Gordon Head’s Glencoe Cove – Kwatsech Park; stroll along the Uplands’ gracious streets or visit Fernwood’s Jewish cemetery; climb Fairfield’s Moss Rock or discover Saanich’s Old Joe’s Trail – this detailed guidebook shows the way.

Find these and many more interesting walks in this new and extended edition of Walk Victoria.

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Hike Victoria book coverHike VICTORIA

For those who enjoy being in the fresh air surrounded by the natural world Hike Victoria is for you.

Within a stone's throw of the city you can be in the dense forest of East Sooke Park, on the ridge top of Gowlland Tod, beside the placid waters of Matheson Lake, beachcombing on the shores of Island View Beach or strolling through a quiet neighbourhood in North Saanich.

Whether you want a vigorous hike or a pleasant walk you'll find just what you want in this easy to follow and user-friendly guidebook.

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Bike Victoria book coverBike VICTORIA - revised & expanded

In this revised edition of Bike Victoria you'll be introduced to eight new rides. It will take you to places, trails and roads you never knew existed for your biking enjoyment.

Ride through Hazlitt Creek, along the Colquitz River, by Bear Hill, and explore the farther reaches of Thetis Lake Park.

Short, urban rides are also here: the Coffee Shop Crawl and the Arborist's Ride will tempt you out on the dreariest of days.

No area of Victoria and its surrounding is left out in this inclusive and extensive guidebook.

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