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Climbs Exploration In The Canadian Rockies

Author : Hugh E.M. Stutfield
ISBN : 9781926855400
Genre : History
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First published in 1903, Climbs & Exploration in the Canadian Rockies details the mountaineering adventures of Hugh Stutfield and J. Norman Collie while the two were together during various explorations in the area north of Lake Louise, Alberta. Between 1898 and 1902, Stutfield and Collie journeyed through the mountain towns, valleys and passes of the Rockies, where Collie completed numerous first ascents and discovered fresh views of Lake Louise and the Columbia Icefields.
Category: History

Caves Of The Canadian Rockies And Columbia Mountains

Author : Jon Rollins
ISBN : 0921102941
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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The caves of the Canadian Rockies and the Columbia Mountains, on both sides of the BC/Alberta border, span an area from the Crowsnest Pass in the south to the Prince George area in the north. This first regional Canadian caving guide offers extensive information for each cave, including location, cave survey, history of exploration, access maps and all the necessary technical details needed for safe exploration.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Old Indian Trails Of The Canadian Rockies

Author : Mary T.S. Schäffer
ISBN : 9781926855387
Genre : History
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“We seemed to have reached that horizon, and the limit of all endurance, to sit with folded hands and listen calmly to the stories of the hills we so longed to see, the hills which had lured and beckoned us for years before this long list of men had ever set foot in the country.” —Mary T.S. Schäffer Mary T.S. Schäffer was an avid explorer and one of the first non-Native women to venture into the heart of the Canadian Rocky Mountains, where few women—or men—had gone before. First published in 1911, Old Indian Trails of the Canadian Rockies is Schäffer’s story of her adventures in the traditionally male-dominated world of climbing and exploration. It also sheds light on Native and non-Native relations at the early part of the 20th century. Full of daring adventure and romantic depictions of camp life, set against the grand backdrop of Canada’s mountain landscapes, the book introduces readers to various characters from the annals of Canadian mountaineering history, including Arthur Philemon Coleman, Billy Warren, Sid Unwin, Bill Peyto and Jimmy Simpson. Old Indian Trails of the Canadian Rockies is certain to entertain and enlighten 21st-century readers, historians, hikers and climbers.
Category: History

Scrambles In The Canadian Rockies 3rd Edition

Author : Alan Kane
ISBN : 9781771600972
Genre : Travel
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The original edition of Scrambles in the Canadian Rockies, published by RMB in 1991, started a scrambling craze in the Canadian Rockies. No longer was reaching the top of those breathtaking peaks limited only to technical climbers; strong hikers with a sense of adventure found that they too could reach the top of many famous and stunning peaks. Armed with first-hand information, Alan Kane describes over 170 scrambles in a clear, concise format. This includes equipment needed, when to go, how to get there, where to park and what to expect as you work your way to the summit. Photos showing the ascent line complement descriptions that include historical trivia, origins of placenames and summit views. Routes range from off-trail hiking suitable for strong hikers to challenging routes at the low end of technical climbing where use of specific handholds is required on steep, airy terrain. Most ascents are day trips from a major road; many utilize a hiking trail on approach and include some of the most-photographed Rockies postcard peaks. The scramble areas begin in Waterton Park near the US border and continue north through Crowsnest, Kananaskis, Canmore and into the contiguous mountain parks of Banff, Yoho, Kootenay and Jasper. An overview of facilities, accommodation and climate is provided for each area. Specific hazards from rock quality to wildlife encounters are mentioned, including advice on scrambling safely. Guidebooks can be dry reading, but Kane’s snippets of humor make the book entertaining as well as useful.
Category: Travel

Handbook Of The Canadian Rockies

Author : Ben Gadd
ISBN : CORNELL:31924073939534
Genre : Canadian Rockies (B.C. and Alta.)
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Parkways Of The Canadian Rockies

Author : Brian Patton
ISBN : 0978237528
Genre : Travel
File Size : 64.28 MB
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A great source of Canadian Rockies maps, Parkways of the Canadian Rockies is a fact-filled driving guide to Banff National Park, Jasper National Park, Yoho National Park, and Kootenay National Park. First published in 1975, Parkways of the Canadian Rockies was the first comprehensive map and interpretive guide to roads in the Canadian Rockies. The revised 5th edition includes: Colour photography Driving distances in both kilometres and miles More than 400 points of interest Descriptions of 80 short hikes Natural history facts and statistics 38 colour Canadian Rockies maps Information on campgrounds and lodging
Category: Travel

The Canadian Rockies

Author : Roger W. Patillo
ISBN : 9781412056274
Genre : History
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This book tells of the larger-than-life guides, mountaineers, and adventurers that created the enduring legends and true tales of the Canadian Rockies when the wilderness was still unspoiled.
Category: History

Ski Trails In The Canadian Rockies

Author : Chic Scott
ISBN : 1894765591
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 72.2 MB
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Ski Trails in the Canadian Rockies describes over 150 trails, tours and traverses for the nordic skier in the five Rocky Mountain National Parks, Kananaskis Country and in neighbouring Mount Assiniboine & Mount Robson Provincial Parks.
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Bouldering In The Canadian Rockies

Author : Marcus Norman
ISBN : 1894765710
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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When first published in 2003, Bouldering in the Canadian Rockies was the only book of its kind available. The original comprehensive edition has been updated and expanded to include all the latest information on this hot sport. Completely redesigned with new areas, topos and descriptions, this second edition of Bouldering in the Canadian Rockies is an even more comprehensive guide to the best bouldering areas. These include: Frank Slide, the Glenwood Erratic, Big Rock, Bonsai, Big Choss, Jura Creek, Little China, White Buddha, Gifthorse, Takakkaw Falls, Cathedral Forest, Tonquin, the Love Den and many more.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Backcountry Biking In The Canadian Rockies

Author : Doug Eastcott
ISBN : 9781897522639
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Backcountry Biking in the Canadian Rockies describes 228 mountain bike trails in the Rocky Mountains of Alberta and British Columbia. Completely revised and updated, the third edition introduces more than 50 exciting new trails, including trails in three new riding areas - Nordegg, Invermere and Cranbrook. Whether you're a beginner, an expert ridger or a hard-core backcountry traveller, this book gives you all the essential information to make your trip safe and fun.
Category: Sports & Recreation