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. "Adventure Guides" are about living more intensely, waking up to your surroundings and truly experiencing all that you encounter. Each book offers an ideal mix of practical travel info along with culturally enriching activities and physical adventures. And the fun is for everyone, no matter what their age or ability. Comprehensive background information - history, culture, geography, climate - gives you a solid knowledge of each destination and its people.
Regional chapters take you on an introductory tour, with stops at museums, historic sites and local attractions. Places to stay and eat; transportation to, from and around your destination; practical concerns; tourism contacts - it's all here! Detailed maps feature walking and driving tours. Then come the adventures - both cultural and physical - from canoeing and hiking to dance or cooking classes. This unique approach allows you to really immerse yourself in the local culture. It contains comprehensive background information - history, culture, geography, climate. It includes detailed maps that feature walking and driving tours. Each book offers an ideal mix of practical travel info along with culturally enriching activities and physical adventures.show more