Popular Day Hikes is a series of bestselling books written for visitors and locals looking to hike scenic trails from well-established staging areas.
Ha Ling Peak Barrier Lake Lookout Ribbon Falls Upper Kananaskis Lake Ptarmigan Cirque Burstall Pass Picklejar Lakes Mount Burke Nihahi Ridge detailed directions to trailheads
colour maps and photographs seasonal information round-trip distances trail commentary difficulty ratings
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:
Each hike includes: