Family Walks and Hikes in the Canadian Rockies – Volume 1

Bragg Creek - Kananaskis - Bow Valley - Banff National Park

By (author): Andrew Nugara
ISBN 9781771602242
Softcover | Publication Date: May 14, 2019
Book Dimensions: 5.5 in x 8.5 in
192 Pages
$20.00 CAD

About the Book

Family Walks and Hikes is an exciting new series of books written specifically for outdoor enthusiasts of all ages and abilities. These accurate, attractive guides feature expertly curated routes, informative maps, and colour photographs.

The first book for the Canadian Rockies in the series brings together an inspiring collection of comfortable walks and spectacular hikes for visitors and locals looking for unique, guided wanderings in a number of diverse locations in the Rockies, including:

  • Elbow Falls
  • Powderface Ridge
  • Troll Falls
  • Elbow Lake
  • Grotto Canyon
  • Grassi Lakes
  • Tunnel Mountain
  • Johnston Canyon
  • Stanley Glacier
  • Plain Of Six Glaciers
  • Bow Summit

Ranging from charmingly easy to moderately challenging, these hikes are all accessible from reliable roads and popular staging areas. In addition, each hike is accompanied by a clear, colourful map, step by step directions, and full-colour photographs. Each route includes:

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

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. Along with More Scrambles in the Canadian Rockies – 3rd Edition (RMB, 2017), Andrew is also the author of A Beginner’s Guide to Snowshoeing in the Canadian Rockies – 2nd Edition (RMB, 2016) and Snowshoeing in the Canadian Rockies – 2nd Edition (RMB, 2016). He lives in Calgary, Alberta.

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