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Scrambles in the Canadian Rockies

 
Scrambles in the Canadian Rockies

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Object Title: Scrambles in the Canadian Rockies

Manufacturer: Rocky Mountain Books

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Page By: Bill Kerr

Created/Edited: Aug 15, 2008 / Aug 15, 2008

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Scrambles In the Canadian Rockies 3rd edition
by Alan Kane
Recipient of the Banff Mountain
Book Festival's Canadian Rockies Award

There are an amazing number of high mountains in the Canadian Rockies that have easy routes to the summit. In this popular guide, Alan Kane brings together 150 of his favourite scrambles, starting in Waterton National Park and working his way up through the Crowsnest area and Kananaskis Country into the contiguous national parks of Banff, Kootenay, Yoho and Jasper. Each peak can be climbed in one day from a road or backcountry lodge.

Scrambles are carefully graded and range from easy walk-ups for experienced hikers who want a little more challenge to more difficult, hands-on scrambles for climbers. Each mountain is well illustrated with route photos and often a photo of the crux.
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Bill KerrBest Scrambles Book

Voted 5/5

Best book for scrambling in the Canadian Rockies. Well researched and detailed descriptions with good pictures.
Posted Aug 15, 2008 11:27 pm

stephogood book

Voted 5/5

best one I have seen yet. the pictures alone are very helpful.
Posted Aug 14, 2009 9:38 pm

Brian CKane

Voted 4/5

This book has gotten me to some great places. That said, if he says it is difficult, expect difficult! The routes and mountains are all spectacular and I have not been disappointed using this book.
Posted Feb 19, 2011 9:38 am

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