Hikes of Western Newfoundland is a full-colour guide to over 60 spectacular trails and trail networks from Port aux Basques to Twillingate (including Gros Morne National Park and the Baie Verte and Northern Peninsulas).
Whether you’re looking for an easy seaside walk to a scenic picnic spot or a spectacular multi-day trek to Newfoundland’s highest peaks⎯or anything in between⎯this guide includes all the information you need for a successful journey. Vividly detailed hike descriptions include difficulty ratings, distances, trailhead GPS references, points of interest, photographs, and maps.
Katie Broadhurst and Alexandra Fortin
Katie Broadhurst and Alexandra Fortin are tour guides in western Newfoundland. In this guide to the region’s greatest hikes, they share their love of adventure and appreciation for nature with readers. Katie is an outdoor adventure guide and blogger based in Corner Brook, Newfoundland. Her first love is hiking; she has completed almost all of Western Newfoundland’s hiking trails. When she isn’t hiking, she is skiing, sea kayaking, or writing for her blog, http://www.OutdoorsandOntheGo.com/.
As a blogger, she enjoys sharing the best of Western Newfoundland with the world. Alex is an avid world traveler and passionate about the outdoors. Born and raised in Quebec, Canada, but her feet have taken her all over the world. From North to Central to South America, from Asia to Oceania and recently Europe. Her wanderlust isn’t ever fully satisfied. She has been working in the tourism industry, particularly in adventure guiding. Her website is http://www.wildlyintrepid.com/.
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“Great resource. Hikes and backcountry routes in western NL are amazing with no crowds. Lots of description and great photos.”
“Easy to read, accurate, maps are easy to view. I love how each trail has it’s own page with a easy to read map, rating, footnotes, description and a few pictures. Also included-basic hiking information, weather considerations, moose behaviour and provincial websites to plan your adventures. There is so much more-so get a copy and start planning now.”
“I’ve had the pleasure of using this guidebook on multiple trips over the past year. It’s a must have guide for anyone living or visiting in NL’s West Coast or Central (the book has entries as far East as Gander/Twillingate). Good diversity of hikes, from short boardwalks to backcountry overnight adventures.”