"Classic Hikes in the Canadian Rockies" is the ultimate guide to 63 best backpacking trips and day-hikes in Banff, Jasper, Yoho, Kootenay, Mt.Robson, Mt.Assiniboine, Waterton, Kananaskis Country, and Akamina-Kishenina parks. Detailed trailhead and route descriptions, and a colour map for each hike help get you to the trailhead and keep you on route. The hike descriptions are packed with comprehensive information on history, geology, wildlife, wildflowers, and side-trip options. Colour photographs depict the principal features. Tips on equipment, food, drinking water, backcountry etiquette, minimum impact travel, hiking with children, preparedness, and bear safety round out this indispensable resource. The new edition includes five "new hikes" and a foreword by Robert bateman. Since first publication in 1994, this award-winning guidebook has sold 55,000 copies.