Completely revised and updated, the new edition of this bestselling guidebook features over 150 trails, tours and traverses for the Nordic skier in the five Rocky Mountain national parks, Kananaskis Country and in neighbouring Mount Assiniboine and Mount Robson provincial parks.
With information on snow conditions, avalanches, weather, emergency procedures, equipment, gear, clothing, supplies, huts, lodges and much more, Ski Trails in the Canadian Rockies is the quintessential resource for outdoor enthusiasts interested in experiencing the grandeur of western Canada’s backcountry wonderland.
Contains stunning, full-colour photos throughout.
About the authors
Darren Farley grew up cross-country ski racing before getting into backcountry skiing. He spends his summers helping run the Nordic ski facilities at the Haig Glacier. In the winter he guides for various ski lodges. In between ski trips he has found time for many excursions to the Himalaya and Andes. In his travels he has spent several weeks following Tibetan pilgrims, has been an extra in a Bollywood film and was once held up at knifepoint by a gang of little kids.
Other titles by Chic Scott
Ski Trails in the Canadian Rockies
Deep Powder and Steep Rock
The Life of Mountain Guide Hans Gmoser
Letters from a Wandering Mountain Guide, 1906-1933
Summits & Icefields 2
Alpine Ski Tours in the Columbia Mountains
Summits & Icefields 1
Alpine Ski Tours in the Canadian Rockies
Summits & Icefields
In the Heart of the Canadian Rockies
50 years of climbing on Yamnuska