Short Walks Near Lake Louise Guide Book

by Don Beers (Rocky Mountain Books)
Short Walks Near Lake Louise  by Don Beers

30pp (15 cards)/color photos/maps
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These full-color, water resistant, up-to-date outdoor recreation cards show day hikes in the Banff National Park area. Each set of 15 cards features 12 of the best hikes in the area chosen by guidebook author Don Beers. Each trail is presented on a separate card, with its own map, an enticing color photograph, access information and a brief trail description. Short walks featuring lakes and towering mountains are the attraction of Lake Louise. Walks such as Saddleback, Lake Agnes, Consolation Lakes and Larch Valley rival anything the European Alps have to offer.

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Trails from the "Short Walks Near Lake Louise" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 12 of 12.
... Preview: Although it is fairly short, this trail is rather steep for a “walk,” so be prepared. Castle Lookout Trail is the first spring hike you can do in the Lake Louise area. The site gets much less snow tha ... From the guidebook "Short Walks Near Lake Louise"
Lake Louise, AB - Walking - Trail Length: 2.3
... Preview: Although these lakes were mapped by surveyors from a nearby ridge in 1892, and were seen by Walter Wilcox and Samuel Allen in their 1893 attempt to climb Mt. Temple, their discovery is credited to Wil ... From the guidebook "Short Walks Near Lake Louise"
Lake Louise, AB - Walking - Trail Length: 1.8
... Preview: This rather steep trip makes a scenic evening stroll, although by that time, the sun is off the lake. For the best light, go before late afternoon. At the viewpoint there is an interpretive display il ... From the guidebook "Short Walks Near Lake Louise"
Lake Louise, AB - Walking - Trail Length: 0.7
... Preview: The short trail to Island Lake is not maintained by Banff Park. Expect vague sections and deadfall on the route. The path follows the lake’s outlet stream. Although the route is blazed, there are a co ... From the guidebook "Short Walks Near Lake Louise"
Lake Louise, AB - Walking - Trail Length: 0.4
... Preview: Next to the Lakeshore Trail, this is the most popular walk in the area, if not in Banff Park. Its main attraction is that it passes a teahouse where you can get well-earned refreshments. The walk is s ... From the guidebook "Short Walks Near Lake Louise"
Lake Louise, AB - Walking - Trail Length: 2.1
... Preview: This walk follows the scenic northwest shore of Lake Louise. You may see avalanches falling from the hanging glaciers high up on Lefroy and Victoria, especially on hot days in early summer. The view ... From the guidebook "Short Walks Near Lake Louise"
Lake Louise, AB - Walking - Trail Length: 1.2
... Preview: This is one of my favourite walks in the mountains. On the way to Larch Valley, after the first switchback, the views are superb. Occasionally, if there is a bear in the area, hikers are required to f ... From the guidebook "Short Walks Near Lake Louise"
Lake Louise, AB - Walking - Trail Length: 1.9
... Preview: The views from the Rockpile are breathtaking. The view of the lake and its backdrop are also so marvelous, that one tends to ignore the impressive but distant mountains in the Skoki area seen to the n ... From the guidebook "Short Walks Near Lake Louise"
Lake Louise, AB - Walking - Trail Length: 0.4
... Preview: Moraine Lake is surely one of the supreme mountain beauty spots in the world. This short walk stays close to the shoreline, giving superb views. It ends with the creek that drains Wenkchemna Glacier, ... From the guidebook "Short Walks Near Lake Louise"
Lake Louise, AB - Walking - Trail Length: 0.7
... Preview: Although the panoramic mountain view from Mud Lake is similar to what you see from the Trans-Canada Highway, the lake enhances the scene, providing an attractive foreground, particularly when its wate ... From the guidebook "Short Walks Near Lake Louise"
Lake Louise, AB - Walking - Trail Length: 0.9
... Preview: On the Riverside Loop Trail, the glaciated north face of Mt. Temple is seen from the east shore of the Bow River. The east side also winds through more forest than the west side and is the more intere ... From the guidebook "Short Walks Near Lake Louise"
Lake Louise, AB - Walking - Trail Length: 4.5
... Preview: Walter Wilcox, one of the men who discovered Paradise Valley, estimated that he made the hike to the Saddleback 40–50 times. Sir James Outram, whose many first ascents include Mt. Assiniboine, the h ... From the guidebook "Short Walks Near Lake Louise"
Lake Louise, AB - Walking - Trail Length: 2.3
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