Hiking Lake Louise

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Written by Administrator posted on Monday, January 26th, 2009

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The Canadian Rockies Net is proud to present this on-line sample of Hiking Lake Louise by local naturalist and author Mike Potter.

Hiking Lake Louise is the authoritative guide to the famous “Hiking Capital of the Canadian Rockies.” This book provides comprehensive information on the concentrated network of trails in this area of spellbinding scenery and colourful history.

Features over 75 outings, ranging from relaxing walks and exhilarating hikes to rewarding backpacking trips and challenging off-trail scrambles. Describes over 270 kilometres of trails and routes in the Lake Louise area. Outlines the area’s natural and human history. Illustrates wildlife, wildflowers, and wild country in over 100 photographs by the author. Includes seven maps and a detailed introduction.

Mike Potter first hiked in the Lake Louise region in 1970 and knows it intimately, from majestic mountains to brilliant butterflies. Involved in interpretation with Parks Canada since 1983, Mike has worked summers taking park visitors on guided events and giving evening programs about the Lake Louise area.

Mike is the author of Backcountry Banff, the popular companion guide to this book.

Both books may be ordered directly by e-mailing Luminous Compositions.

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