Classic hikes in the Canadian Rockies by Graeme Pole

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Published by Altitude Publishing in Canmore, Alta .

Written in English

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  • Hiking

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95 01 16

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StatementGraeme Pole
SeriesAn altitude superguide
The Physical Object
Pagination304 p. ;
Number of Pages304
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26573220M
ISBN 101551530090, 1551530082

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Greg, I'm still using a version of the Patton & Robinson guide. I don't want to update because I've put so many notes in the margins of the pages of my favourite trails, and I don't want to lose all that info.

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Kananaskis Classic Day Hikes Kananaskis Country is located near Canmore, and is a great place to go to get off-the-beaten track. Although there are official trails here, many more of them are informal and see fewer visitors than the nearby mountain parks.

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