A Beginner’s Guide to Snowshoeing in the Canadian Rockies – 2nd Edition

By (author): Andrew Nugara
ISBN 9781771601849
Softcover | Publication Date: March 9, 2017
Book Dimensions: 5 in x 7 in
512 Pages

About the Book

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.

About the Author(s)

Andrew Nugara was born in Rugby, England, and moved to Canada in 1979. He earned bachelor degrees in classical guitar performance and in education and presently teaches high school physics, mathematics, and music. Andrew is the author of numerous bestselling guidebooks published by RMB, including More Scrambles in the Canadian Rockies – 3rd Edition, A Beginner’s Guide to Snowshoeing in the Canadian Rockies – 2nd Edition, Snowshoeing in the Canadian Rockies – 2nd Edition, Family Walks and Hikes in the Canadian Rockies – Volume 1, Family Walks and Hikes in the Canadian Rockies – Volume 2, Popular Snowshoe Trails in the Canadian Rockies, and Popular Day Hikes: The Castle and Crowsnest. He lives in Calgary, Alberta.