Rockies Central
Rockies Central

Rockies Central is the first volume published (of four) of the alpine reference guide to the Rocky Mountains of Canada. Details over 770 climbs and 310 peaks, with hundreds of photos and maps.

The Climbers Guide to the Rocky Mountains of Canada Vol 2. Rockies Central

David P. Jones

This is the spectacular first volume (the first to be published) of Dave Jones’ epic journey to chronicle all the alpine climbs of the Canadian Rockies. Rockies Central covers the Canmore to Lake Louise to Golden region, and south to Kananaskis. There are 560 pages of glorious photos and detailed text descriptions that describe the great and famous routes on world-renowned mountains, and hundreds of little-known moderate ridges up lovely peaks where climbers are rarely seen. It is a guide for all climbers and scramblers.

This climbers’ guidebook, intended as the first of four volumes describing the peaks and climbs of the Rockies, covers the compact central region from Banff and Canmore to the east, Golden to the west, Kananaskis Lakes in the south, and Lake Louise to the north. This is the cultural and economic heartland of mountain life in Canada, hence the release of this volume as the first of the four.

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