Canadian Rockies Trail Guide

May 15, 2022|
Canadian Rockies Trail Guide by Brian Patton
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First published in 1971 and now in its 10th edition, the Canadian Rockies Trail Guide was the original guidebook with accurate distances and detailed descriptions to the trails of the Canadian Rockies.

Whether you're a Canadian Rockies local or a visitor, the Canadian Rockies Trail Guide provides the best resource for hiking in the region, with everything from short interpretive trails to week-long backcountry treks. Now in its 10th edition and known affectionately as the "Bible" by outdoor enthusiasts, the popular tome has evolved into the most comprehensive and well-known guidebook to hiking in the region.

Having spent their entire adult lives hiking in the Canadian Rockies and writing about their experiences, authors Brian Patton and Bart Robinson are regarded as the ultimate authority on hiking in the Canadian Rockies. The Canadian Rockies Trail Guide is the only hiking guide to the region recommended by Fodor's, Frommer's, and Lonely Planet, and has even been recommended by the New York Times. With over 280,000 copies in print, the Canadian Rockies Trail Guide is one of the best-selling non-fiction books in Canadian publishing history.

The Canadian Rockies Trail Guide features:

227 Canadian Rockies hiking trails: as well as dozens of interesting side trips.

- Full colour: Over 250 colour photos and 3D regional topo maps

-Hikes for everyone: Pick the perfect trail for your ability and interests, from short interpretive strolls to week-long backcountry treks.

- Planning Details: Trail outlines, distance, elevation, and estimated hiking time for every trail.

- Directions and maps: Trailhead driving directions, including GPS location, as well as regional maps.

- Advice from the experts: Authors Brian Patton and Bart Robinson are the ultimate Canadian Rockies hiking resource for accurate trail information and trusted opinions.

- Hiking Tips: Expert advice on gear, first aid, camping permits, and ethical hiking, plus background information on climate, landscape, and wildlife.

- Trip planning: Information sources, backcountry lodges, map recommendations, and safety tips.

For the past 50 years, Brian Patton has interpreted the natural and human history of the Canadian Rockies in books, on film and through presentations. His other books include the Lake Louise Hiking Guide, Best Day Hikes in Banff National Park, Parkways of the Canadian Rockies, Tales from the Canadian Rockies, Mountain Chronicles: Jon W...
Title:Canadian Rockies Trail Guide
Product dimensions:432 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.25 in
Shipping dimensions:432 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.25 in
Published:May 15, 2022
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781926983530

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