Confessions of a Ski Bum The Bow Valley : Banff to Castle Junction
A completely rewritten and expanded edition of the book that started “confessions”.
Includes detailed descriptions, directions, terrain photos and maps for near-endless options, including everything from playful powder laps to yet to be skied big lines.
Covers: Roadside Runs (Cascade East and South Faces, Cory Couloir, Goat’s Eye, Slabatha, The Mason’s Mistake), Sunshine Backcountry (Citadel Pass, Quartz Hill, Rock Isle Lake, Larix Lake, Grizzly Lake, Twin Cairns, The Doors, Wawa Ridge), Healy Drainage (Healy Creek Trail, Healy Pass, Bourgeau Meadows, Lost Horse Creek), Egypt Lake (Access/Exit Routes, Healy Pass, Shelter Runs, The Sphinx, Scarab Peak, Pharaoh Peaks), East Verdant Creek, Massive Range Roadside (Wolverine Creek, Massive Mountain, Pilot & Brett), Shadow Lake (Gibbon Pass, Shadow Valley, Ball Pass), Copper Mountain, Sawback Range (Cory Pass, Mystic Pass, Rockbound Lake), Traverses.
Guest writers include Kevin Hjertaas, Andrew Wexler, Ruari Macfarlane and Kai Seifert covering some the gnarly lines found in this area, including Cascade South & East Faces, Slabatha, The Goat’s Eye, Bourgeau South Face, The Mason’s Mistake and The Cleaver.
Professionally printed 8.5 by 5.5 352 page softcover book