There are many really great hikes in the Rocky Mountains, and this small guide features the very best trails in and around Banff. With years of hiking under her belt and a passion for the Rocky Mountains, the author has chosen a variety of trails to suit all hikers. Some will take you on short, leisurely walks near the Banff townsite, and others are day-long, more challenging back-country adventures.
The book describes:
* Mountains, lakes and streams
* Wildflowers and animals
* Rest spots and picnic areas
* Early explorers and climbers
* What to pack, and trail etiquette
* What to do if you meet wild animals.
From its snow-capped mountaintops to its sparkling valley-bottom streams, Banff National Park's glorious natural beauty will leave you breathless. This handy pocket book is designed to come along with you on the trails, and you can take it home and plan your next summer's hikes.