The Canadian Rockies Adventure Guide

Frontcover
Hunter Publishing, Inc, 01.01.2006 - 385 Seiten
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We travel to grow – our Adventure Guides show you how. Experience the places you visit more directly, freshly, intensely than you would otherwise – sometimes best done on foot, in a canoe, or through cultural adventures like art courses, cooking classes, learning the language, meeting the people, joining in the festivals and celebrations. This can make your trip life-changing, unforgettable. All of the detailed information you need is here about the hotels, restaurants, shopping, sightseeing. But we also lead you to new discoveries, turning corners you haven't turned before, helping you to interact with the world in new ways. That's what makes our Adventure Guides unique. This guide covers Alberta's Jasper National Park, Banff National Park, along with BC's amazing Yoho and Kootenay National Parks. Other Rocky Mountain Parks and areas covered include Kananaskis Country, Waterton Lakes National Park and Mount Robson Provincial Park, with majestic Mt. Robson. The Canadian Rockies see about four million visitors annually. Easily accessible adventures include walking, hiking and backpacking; mountain biking and bicycle touring; fishing, boating and rafting; horseback riding; skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing; and so much more. This is a guide for places to stay and eat, sights, activities, festivals - written by a lifelong resident of the Canadian Rockies. Print edition is 400 pages. "Having been to the Canadian Rockies numerous times and thinking we had seen all the wonderful places before we discovered this book, we now must plan many more trips there to explore all the other incredible places described in detail in this Guide. With numerous beautiful color photographs, most of which are by the author, this guide is a treasure because the scenery of the Canadian Rockies is some of the most spectacular in the world. A unique feature of this guide book is that it includes hiking details for each of the areas described. Since we have hiked many of these areas, we know this is a necessary and valuable tool for planning hikes. With each section Koller has Hikes, Drives, Sights, and Activities, so for non-hikers it is just as valuable, also giving information for booking guided tours. The Canadian Rockies have so many wonderful places to discover and some are quite hidden unless you know where to look, as you will with this guide. Everything from camping to exclusive hotels and restaurants are catalogued also." -- Bonnie Neely (Amazon reviewer)
  

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Inhalt

Jasper National Park
65
Mount Robson Provincial Park
119
Icefields Parkway
137
Banff National Park
157
Lake Louise
211
Kananaskis Country
233
Yoho National Park
269
Kootenay National Park
307
Waterton Lakes National Park
339
Glossary of Terms
367
Bibliography
371
Untitled
377
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