The 3rd edition of this popular guide provides you with all the information you need to explore and play in the Canadian Rockies during any season. Covering Banff, Jasper, Kootenay, Yoho, Waterton and Kananaskis parks, this book features 105 of the best day hikes in the Rockies and other activities: * Backpacking, camping and biking * Hot springs, fishing, rafting and canoeing * Skiing, snowboarding, skating and icewalking * Museums, galleries and cultural events * Suggested itineraries and guided tours * Accommodations and restaurants * Children's programs and rainy-day activities * Rockies on a splurge and Rockies on a budget * Travel sources and internet contacts * Loaded with sidebars on visitor tips, wildlife, history, geology, sports, arts and biology * Colour throughout: 177 gorgeous photos, 37 illustrations and 62 maps.
About the authors
GAIL HELGASON is an award-winning writer and editor of business, science and technology publications while now adding to her accomplishments as an author. She has written a novel, Swimming into Darkness, and a collection of short stories, in addition to her work with husband John Dodd on the Canadian Rockies Access Guide. She is a graduate of Carleton University's Journalism program.
Other titles by Lee Craig
Edible and Medicinal Plants of the Rockies
Mushrooms of Ontario and Eastern Canada
Bugs of Washington and Oregon
Bugs of British Columbia
Girdles and Other Harnesses I Have Known
Bugs of Alberta
Backroads of Alaska and the Yukon
Banff's Best Dayhikes
Lois Hole's Rose Favorites
148 Roses for Scent and Splendor