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A beginner's guide to snowshoeing in the Canadian Rockies

Author: Andrew Nugara; OverDrive, Inc.
Publisher: Toronto : Rocky Mountain Books, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Following the success of his first snowshoeing guide, Snowshoeing in the Canadian Rockies (RMB, 2011), Andrew Nugara has now written the ultimate guide for those finding themselves on snowshoes for the first time. A Beginner?s Guide to Snowshoeing in the Canadian Rockies describes over 40 great routes for new snowshoers. The trips extend from scenic Waterton in the far south to the breathtaking Columbia Icefield in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Guidebooks
Guides
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Nugara; OverDrive, Inc.
ISBN: 9781927330395 1927330394 9781927330531 192733053X
OCLC Number: 882572196
Notes: Electronic book.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Intro; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; The Preliminaries; The Changing Face of Snowshoeing; The Benefits and Advantagesof Snowshoeing; Health; Expense; Who Can Snowshoe?; "To Boldly Go Where No Man Has Gone Before"; Types of Snowshoeing; Types of Snowshoes and Buying Equipment; Snowshoe Sizes; Footwear; Additional Equipment; Poles; Clothing; Sunscreen and Sunglasses; The Snowshoeing Season; Shoes or No Shoes?; Snowshoeing with the Family; Trip Ratings; Avalanches; Recognizing Avalanche Terrain; Slope Angle; Slope Orientation; Slope Shape; Anchors; Elevation. Other Hazards and ConsiderationsCornices; Bad Weather; Limited Daylight; Picking Good Weather Days; Frozen Lakes; Snowshoeing Technique; Flat Terrain; Getting Up; Getting Down; Side-sloping; Running; Balling; Trail-breaking; Snowshoeing Etiquette; Ski Tracks and Trail-breaking; Official Ski Trails; Official Snowshoe Trails; Right of Way; Snowmobilers and Snowmobile Trails; Beyond Beginner Snowshoeing; Conclusion; The Trips; Waterton; 1 Crandell Lake; 2 Akamina Pass; 3 Cameron Lake; 4 Horseshoe Basin Trail and Lakeview Ridge; Highway 774 (Castle Crown); 5 Carbondale Hill; Highway 541. 6 Bull Creek Hills7 Grass Pass; Bragg Creek and Elbow Valley; 8 Hare Snowshoe Loop; 9 McLean Hill; 10 Ranger Ridge; 11 Paddy's Flat Interpretive Trail; 12 Riverview Trail; 13 Sulphur Springs Trail; 14 Beaver Lodge Interpretive Trail; Highway 68; 15 Moose Creek Loop and Pinewoods Loop; 16 Cox Hill; 17 Eagle Hill; 18 Kananaskis Integrated Forest Interpretive Trail (KIFIT); Highway 40 South; 19 Troll Falls; 20 Kananaskis Village Snowshoe Trail; 21 Evan-Thomas Creek; 22 Wedge Pond; 23 Wintour Road; Highway 742 (Smith-Dorrien); 24 Canmore Park; 25 742-A; 26 742-B; 27 742-C; 28 742-D. 29 742-E (Buller Pond)30 Beyond Buller Pond; 31 742-F; 32 742-G; 33 Rummel Lake; 34 742-H; 35 Commonwealth Creek Logging Road; 36 Marushka Lake; 37 South End of Spray Lake; 38 742-I; 39 Chester Lake; 40 Lower Chester Loop and Mount Murray Viewpoint; 41 Hogarth Lakes; 42 Burstall Lakes; 43 Sawmill Loop; 44 Warspite Lake; Kananaskis Lakes Trail; 45 Canyon; 46 Kananaskis Canyon; 47 Lower Kananaskis Lake I; 48 Penstock Loop; 49 Elkwood Loop; 50 Marsh Loop; 51 Lower Kananaskis Lake II; 52 Upper Kananaskis Lake I; 53 Rawson Lake; 54 Upper Kananaskis Lake II; Banff; 55 Cascade Ponds; 56 Johnson Lake. 57 Two Jack Lake58 Lake Minnewanka and Stewart Canyon; 59 Stoney Squaw Mountain; 60 Vermilion Lakes; 61 Tunnel Mountain Drive; 62 Tunnel Mountain; 63 Hoodoo Viewpoint; 64 Sundance Trail; 65 Ink Pots; Lake Louise; 66 Louise Creek; 67 Fairview Lookout; 68 Highline; 69 Lake Louise and Shoreline; 70 Mirror Lake and Lake Agnes; Yoho; 71 Ross Lake; 72 Sherbrooke Lake; 73 Emerald Lake; 74 Chancellor Peak Road; 75 Wapta Falls; Highway 93 North; 76 Bow Lake; 77 Peyto Lake Viewpoint; Maps; Appendix A: Trips Organized by Level of Difficulty; Easy; Intermediate; Advanced; Appendix B: Trip Combinations.
Responsibility: Andrew W. Nugara.
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Following the success of his first snowshoeing guide, Snowshoeing in the Canadian Rockies (RMB, 2011), Andrew Nugara has now written the ultimate guide for those finding themselves on snowshoes for the first time. A Beginner?s Guide to Snowshoeing in the Canadian Rockies describes over 40 great routes for new snowshoers. The trips extend from scenic Waterton in the far south to the breathtaking Columbia Icefield in the north section of Banff National Park. Stunning colour photos, maps and detailed route descriptions are provided for each trip, as well as level of difficulty, objective hazards and additional equipment requirements. Whether you are looking for an easy, introductory day on flat terrain amid beautiful surroundings or something slightly more challenging, you will find it in this new guidebook.

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