Popular Day Hikes: The Castle and Crowsnest

By (author): Andrew Nugara
ISBN 9781771605137
Softcover | Publication Date: May 4, 2021
Book Dimensions: 5.5 in. x 8.5 in.
160 Pages

About the Book

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: The Castle and Crowsnest covers 37 of the best trails north of southern Alberta’s Waterton National Park. Featuring easy short-day walks, more-strenuous full-day hikes, and the occasional easy scramble in Castle Provincial Park, Castle Wildland Provincial Park, and Crowsnest Pass, Andrew Nugara’s well-written and beautifully illustrated guidebook contains routes for everyone. Some of the trips included are:

  • North Drywood Falls
  • Prairie Bluff
  • Table Mountain
  • Southfork Lakes
  • Gravenstafel Ridge
  • Hillcrest Mountain
  • Frank Slide Trail
  • Livingstone Raptor Migration Viewpoint
  • Star Creek Falls
  • The Promised Land

Each hike 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. 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.