The Icefields Parkway - Lake Louise to Bow Summit
The Icefields Parkway - Lake Louise to Bow Summit is a backcountry skiing and snowboarding guide book from Confessions of a Ski Bum, aka Marcus Baranow. It's a really nicely presented guide book for the roadside areas along the famous Icefields Parkway in Banff National Park.
The book concentrates on day long tours that can all be accessed from the road Trips range from relatively safe and simple outings to big no-fall lines in more complex terrain.
All routes have a detailed description along with info on timings, hazards and access. The images are large and provide a great overview to all the lines. Maps are also provided for each tour. The author is clearly experienced, knowledgeable and very passionate when it comes to this part of the Canadian Rockies, something that really shines through when reading the guide.
- 88 ski tours in the Icefields Parkway area
- Very detailed route descriptions
- Large scale clear images and maps
- Extensive local info on access, hazards, snowpack etc
- Relatively small and light so can be carried