The Canadian Rockies in winter are still nothing short of spectacular, and snowshoes provide an easy, fun and exciting way to see some of the best winter scenery Canada has to offer.
Snowshoeing in the Canadian Rockies – 2nd Editiondescribes 100+ great routes for snowshoers of all levels – from beginners who have never snowshoed, to experienced backcountry travellers who are looking for new challenges. The 61 routes described in the first edition have been augmented with 45 new routes, including trips in the Crowsnest Pass and new treks at Lake Louise. In addition, several routes have been updated with new descriptions and better photos. Alternative, safer routes up several soon-to-be-classic ascents such as Rummel Ridge and Rawson Ridge are also a new feature of this book.
The trips extend from scenic Waterton in the far south to the breathtaking Columbia Icefield in the north section of Banff National Park. Photos, maps and detailed route descriptions are provided for each trip, as well as level of difficulty,
objective hazards and additional equipment requirements.
Whether you are looking for an easy day on flat terrain amid beautiful surroundings or far-reaching and magnificent views from the summit of a picturesque mountain, you will find even more of it in the second edition of this spectacular new guidebook.
Whether you are looking for an easy introductory day on flat terrain amid beautiful surroundings or getting to the summit of one of the Rockies innumerable stunning mountains, you will find it in this bestselling guidebook.
This second edition of A Beginner’s Guide to Snowshoeing in the Canadian Rockies has almost doubled in content and now describes over 75 great treks for new or beginner snowshoers. In addition to the very easy routes
tailored for those who find themselves on snowshoes for the first time, this edition features a number of new, slightly more difficult routes designed for the intermediate snowshoer looking to try challenging trips.
As with the original edition, the trips extend from scenic Waterton in the far south to the breathtaking Columbia Icefield in the north section of Banff National Park, with new sections covering Crowsnest Pass and the Highwood.
Stunning colour photos, maps and detailed route descriptions are provided for each trip, as well as level of difficulty, time required and distance travelled.