Frommer's Banff & Jasper National Parks

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John Wiley & Sons, Nov 15, 2007 - Travel - 288 pages
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Frommer's Puts the Parks in Your Pocket.
  • Exact prices, so you can plan the perfect trip no matter what your budget
  • The best strategies for seeing these majestic parks, whether you have two days or two weeks
  • Great places to stay: luxury hotels, rustic lodges, and the best places for backcountry camping
  • The best hikes, from gentle walks to rewarding climbs, plus canoeing, skiing, snowboarding, and horseback riding
  • Detailed maps, plus a fully illustrated nature guide to help you spot a variety of local wildlife

Frommer's. The best trips start here.

Enjoy the best the parks have to offer.

All the up-to-date practical information and candid insider advice you need to have the perfect park vacation...in an easy-to-carry size- and at an unbeatable price!

  

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Contents

Planning Your Trip
20
Exploring Banff National Park
49
Hikes Other Outdoor Pursuits
86
Exploring the Backcountry
101
Where to Stay Camp
118
Exploring Jasper National Park
143
Tips from Park Staff
152
What to See Do in Jasper Townsite
158
Organized Tours
170
Exploring the Backcountry
184
Winter Sports Activities
190
Gateways to Banff Jasper National Parks
208
A Nature Guide to Banff
237
The Future
259
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About the author (2007)

Christie Pashby is the co-author of Frommer's Argentina and has authored Frommer's Banff for each of its four editions. She is the former editor o the Canmore Leader newspaper and Wildlife, a Bow Valley arts and entertainment newsmagazine. Her travel stories have also been published in major Canadian dailies and wide-ranging magazines. She was a staff reporter at the Tico Times in San Jose, Costa Rica. An avid traveler, Christie makes her home in Canmore, Alberta, and Patagonia, Argentina. Her website is www.patagonia living.com.

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