Hiking Yoho, Kootenay, Glacier, and Mt Revelstoke National Parks  by Michelle Gurney & Kathy Howe

Hiking Yoho, Kootenay, Glacier, and Mt. Revelstoke National Parks Guide Book

by Michelle Gurney & Kathy Howe (Falcon Guides)
Hiking Yoho, Kootenay, Glacier, and Mt Revelstoke National Parks  by Michelle Gurney & Kathy Howe
Lace up your boots and sample eighty-four of the finest trails in the Canadian Rockies. Explore the spectacular snow-capped mountain peaks, alpine lakes, and Cambrian fossils of Yoho National Park. Hike beside the enormous 55-kilometer-long Rockwall in Kootenay National Park, then take a dip in Floe Lake, the best swimming hole in all Canada. Experience close-up views of some of the more than 400 glaciers that gave Glacier National Park its name. Enjoy a hike in the temperate inland rainforest of Mt. Revelstoke National Park. Whether you are a day-tripper or long-distance hiker, old hand or novice, you'll find trails suited to every ability and interest.

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Trails from the "Hiking Yoho, Kootenay, Glacier, and Mt. Revelstoke National Parks" Guide Book
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An interpretive historical walk from Kicking Horse Campground to the “Big Hill.” You will come across an abandoned narrow-gauge work engine that was used during construction of the Spiral Tunnels. In ...
Golden, BC - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.7
A short interpretive trail from the Rogers Pass Centre to the Summit Monument along the old rail route that once traveled this course through Rogers Pass. This trail is suitable for both wheelchai ...
Revelstoke, BC - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.5
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An uphill hike to the top of Abbott Ridge. Before gaining extraordinary views of the entire park, you’ll pass by Marion Lake and the Abbott Observatory. You’ll hike this steep trail in anxious anticip ...
Revelstoke, BC - Hiking - Trail Length: 7.4
This high-elevation trail offers bird’s-eye views of Lake O’Hara, Lake Oesa, the Opabin Plateau, Schaffer Lake, and the many mountains surrounding Lake O’Hara. Looking up from Lake O’Hara, this hike a ...
Golden, BC - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.3
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An unmaintained trail used primarily for mountain biking. Remote and long. This is how we would describe the trip to Amiskwi Pass. You’ll follow an old fire road for approximately 30 kilometers before ...
Golden, BC - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 44.4
A pleasant walk through a valley with mountain scenery and waterfalls before you climb into spectacular views of the Asulkan Glacier and its amazing snowfield. At every turn, this feels like a differe ...
Revelstoke, BC - Hiking - Trail Length: 8.1
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This impressive but strenuous hike offers stunning views of the Hermit Range, the Illecillewaet Glacier, the Bonney Glacier, and Rogers Pass. If you’re looking for both fantastic views and a healthy w ...
Revelstoke, BC - Hiking - Trail Length: 5.3
Take this short walk around Balsam Lake, then follow the Eagle Knoll Trail for great views of Lake Revelstoke and its surrounding valley. There are several short hikes around the summit of Mount Rev ...
Revelstoke, BC - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.3
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After 1.0 kilometer through the forest, the trail enters an alpine valley, traversing many old avalanche passes as you climb to Balu Pass. Balu means bear, and as you pass through the forest and into ...
Revelstoke, BC - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.1
This short walk through the forest will take you to the base of Bear Falls. This short, steep walk through a forest of hemlock and Douglas fir is quite rewarding. You’ll see plenty of wildflowers alon ...
Golden, BC - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.3
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An uphill hike through the wet montane forest of the Columbia Mountains to Bostock Pass, where you’ll gain views of Fidelity Mountain and Corbin Peak. If you’ve spent a few days in the Illecillewaet a ...
Revelstoke, BC - Hiking - Trail Length: 9
To make the most of this trip, you may want to take a guided hike of the Burgess Shale fossil find with Parks Canada. Or you can hike to the top of the Burgess Pass just to gain the spectacular views. ...
Golden, BC - Hiking - Trail Length: 10.3
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A scenic hike through the woods and along Cataract Brook from the Lake O’Hara Campground to the Lake O’Hara Parking Lot. Unlike most round-trip day hikes, here you have a choice—walk uphill or down. E ...
Golden, BC - Hiking - Trail Length: 7.6
This short trail skirts Linda Lake and Cathedral Lakes and ends with panoramic views of Cathedral Basin, Monica Lake, and area mountain peaks. It may take you a full day to trek from Lake O’Hara to Ca ...
Golden, BC - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.3
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This leisurely stroll leads you through the forest along the Yoho River. This trail is perfect as a leisurely after-dinner stroll or a quick stretch break. Besides the Emerald Lake Circuit, it’s also ...
Golden, BC - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.6
A pleasant forested walk to Cobb Lake. Leaving the parking area, this hike winds 1.7 kilometers downhill through a thick forest filled with lodgepole pine and white spruce, as well as some fire-scarre ...
Radium Hot Springs, BC - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.5
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An uphill hike through the trees to reach Copperstain Creek Valley and the Copperstain Pass Campsite. Once you’ve reached this backcountry destination, you can explore the alpine meadows of Bald Mount ...
Golden, BC - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 20
This gentle walk ends at Dog Lake with a view of Mount Harkin. The lake is definitely a “dog” compared with others in Kootenay National Park, but this gentle walk in the woods is great for working off ...
Radium Hot Springs, BC - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.4
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This forested hike or mountain bike ride offers limited views of Luxor Pass, Mount Crook, and the Mitchell Range. Unfortunately, the mountain view from the highway is better than the one you’ll have o ...
Radium Hot Springs, BC - Hiking - Trail Length: 13.8
This easy trail skirts Linda Lake and Cathedral Lake and ends with panoramic views of area mountain peaks. Two curious grizzly bears approached us the first time we hiked this trail. Because it’s le ...
Golden, BC - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.6
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