Popular Day Hikes: Kananaskis Country - Revised & Updated

May 14, 2019|
Popular Day Hikes: Kananaskis Country - Revised & Updated by Gillean Daffern
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Featuring a fresh design and the most current route updates, Popular Day Hikes is a series of bestselling books written for visitors and locals looking to hike scenic trails from well-established staging areas.

Alberta's favourite destination for outdoor enthusiasts, Kananaskis Country is located on the eastern slopes of the Canadian Rockies, just a short drive west of Calgary. The areas of Canmore, Bow Valley, Peter Lougheed Provincial Park, Highwood, Elbow, Kananaskis Valley, Smith-Dorrien, Sheep and Jumpingpound all offer a wide range of choices for those day trippers looking for unique and irresistible views throughout this world-renowned mountain range. From easy, short day walks to ridgewalks - with a pitch or two of easy scrambling - there is something in this volume for everyone. Some of the trips included are:

  • Ha Ling Peak
  • Barrier Lake Lookout
  • Ribbon Falls
  • Upper Kananaskis Lake
  • Ptarmigan Cirque
  • Burstall Pass
  • Picklejar Lakes
  • Mount Burke
  • Volcano Ridge Loop
  • Nihahi Ridge

Each hike includes:

  • detailed directions to trailheads
  • colour maps and photographs
  • seasonal information
  • round-trip distances
  • trail commentary
  • difficulty ratings
Gillean Daffern has explored Kananaskis Country for decades and understands its landscape and history intimately throughout every season of the year. She has also been writing and publishing bestselling trail guides to Kananaskis Country for over 30 years and is the author of the renowned five-volume series Gillean Daffern's Kananaskis...
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Title:Popular Day Hikes: Kananaskis Country - Revised & Updated
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:144 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.1 in
Shipping dimensions:144 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.1 in
Published:May 14, 2019
Publisher:RMB | Rocky Mountain Books
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781771602655

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