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Canadian Rockies Trail Guide

Author : Brian Patton
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The Canadian Rockies Trail Guide

Author : Brian Patton
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Canadian Rockies Trail Guide

Author : Brian Patton
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With sales of over 250,000 copies, the Canadian Rockies Trail Guide is one of best-selling non-fiction books in Canadian publishing history. Hikers affectionately refer to this hiking guidebook as “the Bible.” When it was published in 1971, it was the first book with accurate distances and detailed descriptions to the hiking trails of the Canadian Rockies. The 9th edition, which was reprinted in 2013, covers more than 3,400 km (2100 miles) of hiking trails in Banff, Jasper, Yoho, Kootenay and Waterton Lakes National Parks, plus the provincial parks of Mt. Assiniboine, Mt. Robson, Akamina-Kishinena, Peter Lougheed, and Elk Lakes.

50 Walks and Hikes in Banff National Park

Author : Brian Patton
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Hiking in Banff National Park attracts millions of visitors each year. In this book, Brian Patton and Bart Robinson, authors of the best-selling Canadian Rockies Trail Guide, detail their favourite easy walks, short hikes, and day trips in one of the world’s most spectacular national parks. Each trail is described in detail and accompanied by easy-to-understand symbols, a walking map, and colour photography. Lightweight and a practical size, the 1st edition includes: Descriptions of 50 Banff walks and hikes, plus dozens of side trips Banff hiking trails classified by colour-coded regions More than 100 stunning color photographs of Banff hikes 50 topographical maps Sources for Banff information, maps, backcountry lodging, and transportation

Parkways of the Canadian Rockies

Author : Brian Patton
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A great source of Canadian Rockies maps, Parkways of the Canadian Rockies is a fact-filled driving guide to Banff National Park, Jasper National Park, Yoho National Park, and Kootenay National Park. First published in 1975, Parkways of the Canadian Rockies was the first comprehensive map and interpretive guide to roads in the Canadian Rockies. The revised 5th edition includes: Colour photography Driving distances in both kilometres and miles More than 400 points of interest Descriptions of 80 short hikes Natural history facts and statistics 38 colour Canadian Rockies maps Information on campgrounds and lodging

Southern Rockies Trail Guide

Author : Joseph Graham Ambrosi
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The Southern Rockies trail guide is your complete hiking guidebook to the spectacular Rocky Mountains of southwest Alberta and southeast British Columbia. Inside you will find maps, trail descriptions, photographs and elevation graphs for 170 great hikes, ranging from easy nature walks to rugged, multi-day backpacking adventures.

The Canadian Hiker s and Backpacker s Handbook

Author : Ben Gadd
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Backcountry hiking in Canada -- comfortably and safely. The Canadian Hiker's and Backpacker's Handbook explains every aspect of taking a hiking or backpacking trip in the Canadian backcountry. From choosing the best footwear to plotting the best route to preparing for emergencies, Ben Gadd provides expert guidance for enjoying Canada's stunning scenery while being responsibly prepared. The book has valuable information on: What to wear in all landscapes What to bring from home to the trail Getting fit, no matter where you live Techniques for comfortable walking Safety guidelines at all levels First aid and accident response Special tips for hiking and backpacking with kids and dogs. Once trekkers are prepared for the trails, Gadd provides vital information for the conditions that might be encountered. There is also a unique cross-section of trails coast to coast, from Newfoundland to British Columbia and the northern Yukon.

Walks and Easy Hikes in the Canadian Rockies

Author : Graeme Pole
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A comprehensive guide to all the best walks and easy hikes in Canada's Rocky Mountains. This book is ideal for casual explorers of all ages, abilities and interests. In fact, Walks and Easy Hikes provides all the information you need to experience the magnificent mountain environment of the Canadian Rockies from trails and paths that start right beside the road. Each hike is introduced with detailed route and trailhead instructions. Full colour maps indicate the location and direction of each hike and point out the outstanding landscape features. The hike descriptions are supplemented with important information on history, geology and nature. The book includes information on wheelchair accessible tails, as well as walks for the elderly and those with young families. This book is ideal for all those who love experiencing the outdoors - from novice hiker to seasoned back-country veteran.

Family Walks and Hikes in the Canadian Rockies

Author : Andrew Nugara
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Andrew Nugara's second book for families looking to experience the splendour of the Canadian Rockies describes additional trips in Bragg Creek, Banff, and Kananaskis that were not included in Volume 1 due to redevelopment of these hiking hotspots since the dramatic Alberta floods of 2013. As well, Volume 2 includes several new areas for family exploration, including Moraine Lake, Yoho, the north section of Highway 93 North, and Jasper. Some of the comfortable walks and spectacular hikes in this new volume are: Forgetmenot Ponds Nihahi Ridge King Creek Canyon Canadian Everest Trail Picklejar Lakes Yamnuska Ha Ling Peak Sunshine Meadows Paget Peak Lookout Takakkaw Falls Parker Ridge Athabasca Glacier Sunwapta Falls Maligne Canyon Ranging from charmingly easy to moderately challenging, all of these hikes are accessible from reliable roads and popular staging areas. In addition, each hike is accompanied by a clear, colourful map, step by step directions, and full-colour photographs. Each route includes: detailed directions to trailheads colour maps and photographs seasonal information round-trip distances trail commentary difficulty ratings

A Beginner s Guide to Snowshoeing in the Canadian Rockies

Author : Andrew Nugara
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Following the success of his first snowshoeing guide, Snowshoeing in the Canadian Rockies (RMB, 2011), Andrew Nugara has now written the ultimate guide for those finding themselves on snowshoes for the first time. A Beginner's Guide to Snowshoeing in the Canadian Rockies describes over 40 great routes for new snowshoers. The trips extend from scenic Waterton in the far south to the breathtaking Columbia Icefield in the north section of Banff National Park. Stunning colour photos, maps and detailed route descriptions are provided for each trip, as well as level of difficulty, objective hazards and additional equipment requirements. Whether you are looking for an easy, introductory day on flat terrain amid beautiful surroundings or something slightly more challenging, you will find it in this new guidebook.