Rocky Mountain Books RMB August 3, 2015
Softcover 336 Pages
5.5 x 8.5 inches
Kananaskis Country Trail Guide – 4th Edition Volume 5: The Highwood...
With over 100,000 copies of previous editions sold, Gillean Daffern’s widely respected hiking guides to Kananaskis Country have now 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 Each new volume includes exciting and previously unpublished trails and routes.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.
Gillean Daffern has explored Kananaskis Country for decades and understands its landscape and history intimately throughout every season of the year. She has also been writing and publishing bestselling trail guides to Kananaskis Country for over 30 years and is the author of the renowned five-volume series Gillean Daffern’s Kananaskis Country Trail Guide, which is now in its 4th edition and has sold well over 100,000 copies since it was first published in 1979. She also travels to mountain areas outside of Kananaskis Country, and in particular enjoys visiting countries off the beaten tourist path. Gillean is the co-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. She lives in Calgary, Alberta.