The Complete Guide to Walking in Canada

The Complete Guide to Walking in Canada

Includes Day-hiking & Backpacking

Book - 2001
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The Complete Guide to Walking in Canada provides comprehensive, up-to-date information about routes and trails across Canada, suggestions about equipment, and tips on environmental awareness. Its simple, logical organization makes it easy to use and the pages are filled with all the details needed to make hiking a rewarding experience rich in memories and free from unpleasant surprises.

In Part One, Getting Ready , the author tells readers everything they need to know before they begin:

Equipment (footwear, packs, sleeping bags, clothing, shelter) Food and cooking gear
- Biting insects (and how to avoid being attacked) Orienteering (using topographic maps and compass) Traveling with children Hiking in winter Environmental preservation Checklists and suggested reading.

Part Two, Where to Walk, Hike and Backpack in Canada , is organized from west to east. Each province and territory is covered in a separate chapter that includes:

A detailed map Walks (nature trails plus short walks of up to two hours) Hikes (trails that take from several hours to a full day) Backpacking routes (overnight and longer trips) Length of the trails; topography Wildlife; plant life Sources of further information, including websites and e-mail addresses.

From sea to sea to sea (yes, there are even walks north of the Arctic Circle), The Complete Guide to Walking in Canada will guide the reader down paths that provide gentle respite and lead to some of the most spectacular scenery in the world.

Publisher: Toronto : Firefly Books, 2001
ISBN: 9781552093702
1552093700
Branch Call Number: 917/.104/Kat 359401 1
Characteristics: 360 p. : col. ill., maps
Alternative Title: Walking in Canada

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