Popular Day Hikes: Kananaskis Country – 2nd Edition

Gillean Daffern SKU: 9781771605519
Popular Day Hikes: Kananaskis Country – 2nd Edition

Popular Day Hikes: Kananaskis Country – 2nd Edition

Gillean Daffern SKU: 9781771605519
Regular price $22.00
Popular Day Hikes is a series of bestselling books written for visitors and locals looking to hike scenic trails from well-established staging areas.

This new edition of Gillean Daffern’s bestselling, full-colour guidebook has been completely updated to include new trails, fresh photographs, and revised access information for one of Alberta’s favourite destinations for outdoor enthusiasts.

Located on the eastern slopes of the Canadian Rockies, Kananaskis Country is 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
  • Nihahi Ridge
  • Each hike includes:

  • detailed directions to trailheads
  • colour maps and photographs
  • seasonal information
  • round-trip distances
  • trail commentary
  • difficulty ratings
  • Paperback / softback Trade paperback (US)


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