Gillean Daffern's Kananaskis Country Trail Guide - 4th Edition

Gillean Daffern's Kananaskis Country Trail Guide

Book 3
Rocky Mountain Books Ltd
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With over 100,000 copies of the previous editions sold, Gillean Daffern’s bestselling hiking guides to Kananaskis Country have been completely reformatted, revised and updated. As the pre-eminent expert on the area, the author continues to offer something for every level of foot-traveller, be they novice or experienced hikers, scramblers or backpackers. Gillean’s clear and detailed text, enhanced with colour photos and maps, enables everyone to navigate safely through this complex and beautiful area.

NEW! The original two volumes have been extended into five exhaustively researched books.
NEW! Each new volume includes exciting and previously unpublished trails and routes.
NEW! All maps have been completely redrawn and enhanced.
NEW! Full-colour photographs throughout do justice to the spectacular scenery of the Canadian Rockies.

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About the author

Gillean Daffern has been writing and publishing bestselling trail guides to Kananaskis Country for over 30 years, ever since the dawn of K Country in 1978. She was exploring the area well before then, too, so she knows it intimately and in every season of the year. She also travels to mountain areas outside of Kananaskis Country, and in particular enjoys visiting countries off the beaten tourist path. Gillean is the founder of Rocky Mountain Books and, along with her husband, Tony Daffern, was awarded the Banff Mountain Festival’s Summit of Excellence Award in 2006.

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Publisher
Rocky Mountain Books Ltd
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Published on
May 15, 2013
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Pages
344
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ISBN
9781927330043
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Language
English
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Genres
Sports & Recreation / Hiking
Travel / Canada / Western Provinces (AB, BC)
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