Vancouver Island Trails Information Society
Vancouver Island Trails Information Society


New VITIS Grants Awarded

Published Thu, Feb 27th, 2014

The success our our books has allowed us to provide grants to three Vancouver Island organizations.

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GPS Information Wanted

Published Tue, Feb 25th, 2014

We would like to receive GPS information for any of the hikes in our books and publish it in the Updates section of our website.

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Readers Provide Valuable Feedback

Published Mon, Feb 24th, 2014

We want to hear from our readers to help us with our next books - and there is a reward.

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VITIS Founder Dies

Published Fri, Jul 26th, 2013

Jane Waddell Renaud, who was the founding president of the Vancouver Island Trails Information Society, passed away in July 2013.

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VITIS Scholarship and Bursaries Program Extended by Three Years

Published Fri, Mar 29th, 2013

Great news for students in outdoor education programs at four Vancouver Island post-secondary institutions.

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Taking Stock of a Successful Anniversary

Published Mon, Jan 14th, 2013

VITIS has just completed its successful 40th anniversary year.

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Proudly Celebrating Our 40th Anniversary

Published Sun, Mar 25th, 2012

A proud publishing history, 1972 - 2012, started by a small group of local hikers.

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E-books Now Available

Published Sun, Oct 9th, 2011

We are proud to announce another first - our three Vancouver Island hiking trails books are now available as e-books!

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Management of Outdoor Recreation on Public Land

Published Thu, Apr 29th, 2010

Management of outdoor recreation on public land is changing significantly, notably within the organizational structures, roles and capabilities of both BC Parks and the BC Forest Service. For example, by the time each book is printed some offices we mention may be closed; perhaps others may be opened. We are unable to predict these changes.

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Travel on Private Land

Published Mon, Mar 8th, 2010

Travel on Private Logging Company, Tree Farm Licence and Other Forest Roads: Our Hiking Trails books do not normally advocate travel on private lands.

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