Adventure Guide Canadian Rockies (Adventure Guides Series) by Brenda Koller

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By Brenda Koller

This consultant covers Alberta's Jasper nationwide Park, Banff nationwide Park, in addition to BC's remarkable Yoho and Kootenay nationwide Parks. different Rocky Mountain Parks and parts coated contain Kananaskis kingdom, Waterton Lakes nationwide Park and Mount Robson Provincial Park, with majestic Mt. Robson. The Canadian Rockies see approximately 4 million viewers each year. simply available adventures contain strolling, climbing and backpacking; mountain cycling and bicycle traveling; fishing, boating and rafting; horseback driving; snowboarding, skiing, snowshoeing; and a lot more. this can be a advisor for locations to stick and consume, points of interest, actions, fairs - written via a lifelong resident of the Canadian Rockies. Maps, photographs, index.

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I drive at a leisurely pace so I don’t miss anything and I stop often to take photographs. I don’t want to rush in order to get to pre-booked accommodations and meanwhile miss attractions along the way – hurrying, after all, defeats the purpose of a vacation. The price I pay is that I’m sometimes forced to go out of my way to find a campground that has space. I occasionally have to settle for overflow campgrounds. These are are open when all of the other campgrounds in the vicinity are full. Overflow campgrounds are generally quite rudimentary, sometimes only a gravel pit parking area with pit toilets.

Active throughout the year; primarily nocturnal but also active in the early morning and evening. Builds dams and lodges. Young are called kits. ANIMAL TRACKS a Have you ever seen an animal track and wondered which animal made it? Following in the footsteps of an animal and learning to identify its tracks is a challenging and fun nature activity for adults and children. Pick up a copy of the inexpensive pocket guide Animal Tracks of the Rockies by Ian Sheldon (Edmonton, Alberta: Lone Pine Publishing, 1997) and learn some of the secrets of identifying tracks.

Peak hiking season in the Canadian Rockies is from mid-July to mid-August, when the weather is warmest, most trails are free of snow and the wildflowers are in bloom. Hiking is possible by mid-May on some low-elevation trails and by July most trails are open but many are still wet and muddy. Some of the best hiking can be had in September, when the crowds thin out, the foliage begins to change color and, although temperatures start to drop, Indian summer weather can prevail. The best times to avoid the crowds are early morning and late afternoon.

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