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Outdoors guy Dave Quinn's holiday gift ideas

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The Starbird Glacier, on the South Purcells ski tour, as described in Chic Scott's Guidebook, Summits and Icefields 2: Alpine Ski Tours of the Columbia Mountains. (Photo courtesy Dave Quinn)

Dave Quinn says guide books are the perfect gift for that outdoorsy person in your life. Take a listen:

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Here's a list of Dave's suggestions of the best guide books:

Matt Gunn, Hikes Around Invermere and the Columbia River Valley
Janice Strong, Mountain Footsteps
Kathy and Craig Copeland, Where the Locals Hike and Don't waste your time in....
Laural Archer, Northern British Columbia Canoe Trips
Rocky Mountain Books, Mountain Footsteps for the East Kootenays
Gerry Shea, The Aspiring Hiker's Guide 2: Mountain Treks in British Columbia
Chic Scott, Summits and Icefields

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Canoeists on Great Glacier lake by the Lower Stikine River, as described in Laurel Archer's book, Northern British Columbia Canoe Trips (photo courtesy Dave Quinn)