Popular Day Hikes: Kananaskis Country - Revised & Updated

Popular Day Hikes: Kananaskis Country - Revised & Updated

by Gillean Daffern (Author)

Featuring a fresh design and the most current route updates, Popular Day Hikes is a series of bestselling books written for visitors and locals looking to hike scenic trails from well-established staging areas.

Alberta's favourite destination for outdoor enthusiasts, Kananaskis Country is located on the eastern slopes of the Canadian Rockies, just a short drive west of Calgary. The areas of Canmore, Bow Valley, Peter Lougheed Provincial Park, Highwood, Elbow, Kananaskis Valley, Smith-Dorrien, Sheep and Jumpingpound all offer a wide range of choices for those day trippers looking for unique and irresistible views throughout this world-renowned mountain range. From easy, short day walks to ridgewalks - with a pitch or two of easy scrambling - there is something in this volume for everyone. Some of the trips included are:

  • Ha Ling Peak

  • Barrier Lake Lookout

  • Ribbon Falls

  • Upper Kananaskis Lake

  • Ptarmigan Cirque

  • Burstall Pass

  • Picklejar Lakes

  • Mount Burke

  • Volcano Ridge Loop

  • Nihahi Ridge

Each hike includes:

  • detailed directions to trailheads

  • colour maps and photographs

  • seasonal information

  • round-trip distances

  • trail commentary

  • difficulty ratings

Book details

Publication date
May 13, 2019
Page count
Paper ISBN
File size
18 MB