The Canadian Rockies Trail Guide

The Canadian Rockies Trail Guide

"The Canadian Rockies Trail Guide" by Brian Patton and Bart Robinson, describes 233 hiking and backpacking trails in the Canadian Rockies, including in Banff National Park and Jasper National Park. The first edition was published in 1971, with subsequent editions in 1978, 1986, 1990, 1992, 1994, 2000, and 2007 (8th). The book is published by [http://www.summerthought.com Summerthought Publishing] of Banff, Alberta

For each trail, the book lists:
* the length of time normally required to complete the trail
* the amount of elevation gain or loss, in metres and feet
* the maximum elevation in metres and feet
* the topographic map(s) covering the area
* how to get to the trailhead
* distances, in metres, to notable features along the way
* detailed description

The eighth (ISBN 978-0-9782375-0-9) edition contains over 150 photographs and 80 maps.


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