Popular Day Hikes: Canadian Rockies — Revised & Updated

By (author): Tony Daffern
ISBN 9781771602679
Softcover | Publication Date: May 14, 2019
Book Dimensions: 5.5 in x 8.5 in
152 Pages
$20.00 CAD

About the Book

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.

Popular Day Hikes: Canadian Rockies covers 37 popular, accessible trails in one of the world’s most stunningly beautiful natural environments. Featuring easy short-day walks, more-strenuous full-day hikes and the occasional easy scramble in areas around Banff, Lake Louise and Moraine Lake, the Icefields Parkway, Kootenay National Park, Yoho National Park and Jasper, this colourful guide contains something for everyone. Some of the trips included are:

  • Spray River Loop
  • Sunshine Meadows
  • Stanley Glacier
  • Lake Agnes
  • Plain of Six Glaciers
  • Larch Valley
  • Yoho Valley to Twin Falls
  • Parker Ridge
  • Valley of the Five Lakes
  • Sulphur Skyline Trail

Each hike includes:

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

About the Author(s)

Tony Daffern is a seasoned climber, hiker and ski mountaineer with close to 50 years of experience on various mountain ranges throughout the world. A civil engineer by training, he is the author of the bestselling guidebook Popular Day Hikes: Canadian Rockies – Revised and Updated and Backcountry Avalanche Safety – 4th Edition. Tony is the co-founder of Rocky Mountain Books, and along with his wife, Gillean Daffern, he was awarded the Banff Mountain Festival’s Summit of Excellence Award in 2006. He lives in Calgary, Alberta.