Popular Day Hikes: Kananaskis Country

Heritage Group Distribution

9781771602655

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Featuring a fresh design and the most current route updates, Popular Day Hikes is a series of bestselling books written for visitors and locals looking to hike scenic trails from well-established staging areas.

Alberta’s favourite destination for outdoor enthusiasts, Kananaskis Country is located on the eastern slopes of the Canadian Rockies, 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:

  • Ha Ling Peak
  • Barrier Lake Lookout
  • Ribbon Falls
  • Upper Kananaskis Lake
  • Ptarmigan Cirque
  • Burstall Pass
  • Picklejar Lakes
  • Mount Burke
  • Volcano Ridge Loop
  • Nihahi Ridge

Each hike includes:

  • detailed directions to trailheads
  • colour maps and photographs
  • seasonal information
  • round-trip distances
  • trail commentary
  • difficulty ratings

Softcover.


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