Popular Day Hikes: Kananaskis Country – Revised & Updated


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


  • Paperback: 152 pages
  • Publisher: Rocky Mountain Books; Revised and Updated ed. edition (May 24 2019)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1771602651
  • ISBN-13: 978-1771602655
  • Product Dimensions: 14 x 0.3 x 21.6 cm


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