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Alberta/British Columbia

The Best of the Rockies by Rail: Western Canada's Splendor

Journey to the heart of the Canadian Rockies by train — and glass-enclosed gondola! — discovering ancient glaciers, unique wildlife, isolated towns and stunning alpine views.
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Program No. 3748RJ
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12 days
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Alberta/British Columbia

The Best of the Rockies by Rail: Western Canada's Splendor

Journey to the heart of the Canadian Rockies by train — and glass-enclosed gondola! — discovering ancient glaciers, unique wildlife, isolated towns and stunning alpine views.
Length
12 days
Starts at
5,399
Special Offer
Click on Dates & Prices below to see special offer details.
Flights start at
550
Length
12 days
Rating (5)
Starts at
5,399
Special Offer
Click on Dates & Prices below to see special offer details.
Flights start at
550
Program No. 3748RJ

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DATES & starting prices
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Sep 1 - Sep 12, 2022
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7,199
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Sep 4 - Sep 15, 2022
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7,199
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Sep 8 - Sep 19, 2022
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6,399
Sep 11 - Sep 22, 2022
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7,399
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Sep 15 - Sep 26, 2022
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5,999
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Sep 18 - Sep 29, 2022
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Travel in GoldLeaf Service in bi-level glass domed coach; meals served in dining car.

Sep 25 - Oct 6, 2022
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6,599
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Travel in GoldLeaf Service in bi-level glass domed coach; meals served in dining car.

Sep 29 - Oct 10, 2022
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5,399
May 18 - May 29, 2023
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7,699
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Travel in Gold Leaf Service in bi-level glass domed coach; meals served in dining car.

May 21 - Jun 1, 2023
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7,699
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May 28 - Jun 8, 2023
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Jun 1 - Jun 12, 2023
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6,699
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Jun 4 - Jun 15, 2023
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Travel in Gold Leaf Service in bi-level glass domed coach; meals served in dining car.

Jun 11 - Jun 22, 2023
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7,699
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Jun 22 - Jul 3, 2023
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Jun 25 - Jul 6, 2023
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Jul 2 - Jul 13, 2023
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7,799
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Travel in Gold Leaf Service in bi-level glass domed coach; meals served in dining car.

Jul 9 - Jul 20, 2023
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7,799
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Travel in Gold Leaf Service in bi-level glass domed coach; meals served in dining car.

Jul 16 - Jul 27, 2023
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7,799
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Jul 20 - Jul 31, 2023
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6,799
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Jul 23 - Aug 3, 2023
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8,199
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Travel in Gold Leaf Service in bi-level glass domed coach; meals served in dining car.

Aug 3 - Aug 14, 2023
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7,899
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Travel in Gold Leaf Service in bi-level glass domed coach; meals served in dining car.

Aug 6 - Aug 17, 2023
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7,899
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Travel in Gold Leaf Service in bi-level glass domed coach; meals served in dining car.

Aug 20 - Aug 31, 2023
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8,199
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Travel in Gold Leaf Service in bi-level glass domed coach; meals served in dining car.

Aug 27 - Sep 7, 2023
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7,899
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Sep 3 - Sep 14, 2023
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7,899
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Travel in Gold Leaf Service in bi-level glass domed coach; meals served in dining car.

Sep 7 - Sep 18, 2023
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7,899
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Sep 10 - Sep 21, 2023
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8,199
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Sep 17 - Sep 28, 2023
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7,899
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Sep 24 - Oct 5, 2023
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7,399
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DATES & starting prices
PRICES
Sep 1 - Sep 12, 2022
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8,799
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Travel in GoldLeaf Service in bi-level glass domed coach; meals served in dining car.

Sep 4 - Sep 15, 2022
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8,799
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Travel in GoldLeaf Service in bi-level glass domed coach; meals served in dining car.

Sep 8 - Sep 19, 2022
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7,799
Sep 11 - Sep 22, 2022
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8,949
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Travel in GoldLeaf Service in bi-level glass domed coach; meals served in dining car.

Sep 15 - Sep 26, 2022
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7,599
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OFFER EXTENDED: Enroll by June 30, 2022 to take $300 off the price shown!

Sep 18 - Sep 29, 2022
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8,799
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Travel in GoldLeaf Service in bi-level glass domed coach; meals served in dining car.

Sep 25 - Oct 6, 2022
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8,099
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Travel in GoldLeaf Service in bi-level glass domed coach; meals served in dining car.

Sep 29 - Oct 10, 2022
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6,499
May 18 - May 29, 2023
Starting at
9,299
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Travel in Gold Leaf Service in bi-level glass domed coach; meals served in dining car.

May 21 - Jun 1, 2023
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9,299
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May 28 - Jun 8, 2023
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9,299
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Jun 1 - Jun 12, 2023
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8,099
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Jun 4 - Jun 15, 2023
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9,299
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Travel in Gold Leaf Service in bi-level glass domed coach; meals served in dining car.

Jun 11 - Jun 22, 2023
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9,299
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Jun 22 - Jul 3, 2023
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8,699
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Jun 25 - Jul 6, 2023
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9,999
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Travel in Gold Leaf Service in bi-level glass domed coach; meals served in dining car.

Jul 2 - Jul 13, 2023
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9,539
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Travel in Gold Leaf Service in bi-level glass domed coach; meals served in dining car.

Jul 9 - Jul 20, 2023
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9,539
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Travel in Gold Leaf Service in bi-level glass domed coach; meals served in dining car.

Jul 16 - Jul 27, 2023
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9,539
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Travel in Gold Leaf Service in bi-level glass domed coach; meals served in dining car.

Jul 20 - Jul 31, 2023
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8,299
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Jul 23 - Aug 3, 2023
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9,999
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Travel in Gold Leaf Service in bi-level glass domed coach; meals served in dining car.

Aug 3 - Aug 14, 2023
Starting at
9,619
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Travel in Gold Leaf Service in bi-level glass domed coach; meals served in dining car.

Aug 6 - Aug 17, 2023
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9,619
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Travel in Gold Leaf Service in bi-level glass domed coach; meals served in dining car.

Aug 20 - Aug 31, 2023
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9,999
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Travel in Gold Leaf Service in bi-level glass domed coach; meals served in dining car.

Aug 27 - Sep 7, 2023
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9,619
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Travel in Gold Leaf Service in bi-level glass domed coach; meals served in dining car.

Sep 3 - Sep 14, 2023
Starting at
9,619
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Travel in Gold Leaf Service in bi-level glass domed coach; meals served in dining car.

Sep 7 - Sep 18, 2023
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9,619
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Travel in Gold Leaf Service in bi-level glass domed coach; meals served in dining car.

Sep 10 - Sep 21, 2023
Starting at
9,999
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Travel in Gold Leaf Service in bi-level glass domed coach; meals served in dining car.

Sep 17 - Sep 28, 2023
Starting at
9,619
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Travel in Gold Leaf Service in bi-level glass domed coach; meals served in dining car.

Sep 24 - Oct 5, 2023
Starting at
9,039
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Travel in Gold Leaf Service in bi-level glass domed coach; meals served in dining car.

At a Glance

Experience the wonder of the rugged, beautiful Canadian Rockies in Alberta and British Columbia. Journey through green valleys, past sapphire rivers and wide, jade lakes as you head into the heart of the mountains. Visit the soaring resort town of Banff, where you can explore the hot springs that have made this place famous. See Lake Louise’s famed emerald waters, born of the glaciers that overlook it. Complete your adventure with three nights in the cosmopolitan coastal city of Vancouver.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Walking up to two miles daily over varied terrain. Elevations of 4,500-8,041 feet.

Best of all, you’ll…

  • Enjoy some of the world’s most magnificent stretches of railway aboard Rocky Mountaineer.
  • Ride a glass-enclosed gondola to the peak of Sulphur Mountain for 360-degree views of the Canadian Rockies.
  • Journey along the famed Icefields Parkway through the heart of the Canadian Rockies.

General Notes

Select dates are designated for small groups and are limited to 24 participants or less. Due to hotel staffing constraints, on 2022 departures, the hotel in Kamloops will not be known until 3 days prior to arrival.
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Kirsten Schmitten
Kirsten Schmitten has spent over 30 years exploring, researching, writing and working in the Canadian Rockies. From her career as a park naturalist to her adventures with her warden husband, Kirsten’s love and knowledge of the natural and cultural history of Jasper makes her a captivating and sought after speaker. She is the owner of All Things Wild, a company specializing in connecting people to the natural and cultural history of Jasper National Park.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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Kirsten Schmitten has spent over 30 years exploring, researching, writing and working in the Canadian Rockies. From her career as a park naturalist to her adventures with her warden husband, Kirsten’s love and knowledge of the natural and cultural history of Jasper makes her a captivating and sought after speaker. She is the owner of All Things Wild, a company specializing in connecting people to the natural and cultural history of Jasper National Park.
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John Atkin is an author, historian and heritage advocate who has been fascinated with Vancouver since moving to the city over 30 years ago. He if the co-founder of the Heritage Vancouver Society, has contributed to a documentary on the city, and has appeared regularly on television and radio, including CBC Television and CTV’s Canada AM. John is the author of four books on Vancouver, including “Strathcona: Vancouver’s First Neighborhood,” and is an editor for the B.C. Historical Federation.
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A Geotechnical Engineer with experience in coal mining, Hugh has been leading people around the Burgess Shale area for five summers. With his love of education, he is dedicated to helping others learn about the wonders Mother Nature has created in the West. Living in the Rockies for eight years, nothing makes him happier than getting outside. Hugh has traveled the world for over a decade seeking rock and ice climbing adventures, and he also enjoys skiing and canoeing.
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Cory grew up in the Calgary area, living both in the city and on the ranches where his father worked. In 2005 he received a bachelor’s in Museum and Heritage Studies from the University of Calgary and currently works as an educator at the Glenbow Museum. Cory is also a volunteer with the Western Art Gallery at the Calgary Stampede and with several other heritage organizations throughout the city.
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Brent Macdonald has been a resident of the Canadian Rockies for almost 30 years. As a geology expert, he provides a wealth of knowledge about geography and geomorphology. Brent has had a diverse career as a freelance natural history interpreter, also working as a consultant for a geotechnical engineering company. He has shared his knowledge of geology and natural history as an interpreter and guest lecturer. Brent is also a certified mountain leader and ski instructor.
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Growing up in the military has brought Greg across Canada and given him a real taste of everything the country has to offer. Finally settled now in the Calgary area, Greg has followed his passions for his country to study travel management and become a certified hiking instructor. Greg also enjoys climbing and enjoying the beautiful wilderness that surrounds his home. His love of nature has fueled his passion for connecting people to their environment and showing off his country to visitors.
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Anita Hafner always knew she wanted to work in the travel industry. She began as a passenger agent at Vancouver International Airport, then became a leader for a local Vancouver organization and finally joined the Royal Hudson Steam train as a hostess and narrator. In 1994, Anita joined a UK-based company and has never looked back. She has led travelers all over the world! Whether on a train, cruise ship or motor coach, Anita’s joyful personality lends to an enjoyable and memorable travel experience.
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John Atkin is an author, historian and heritage advocate who has been fascinated with Vancouver since moving to the city over 30 years ago. He if the co-founder of the Heritage Vancouver Society, has contributed to a documentary on the city, and has appeared regularly on television and radio, including CBC Television and CTV’s Canada AM. John is the author of four books on Vancouver, including “Strathcona: Vancouver’s First Neighborhood,” and is an editor for the B.C. Historical Federation.
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A lover of film, sports, and travel, Roneil Grant’s work history has been just as diverse as his interests. He’s worked as a host for Vancouver Canucks games, refereed various hockey leagues, worked as a photographer and videographer in Canada and abroad, and has been a host aboard the Rocky Mountaineer trains. Currently, Ron has gone back to one of his earliest passions — leading educational explorations. With an education in film, broadcasting, and marketing, Roneil loves working with people in a variety of settings.
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Andrea Sawchuk was born and raised in Alberta and was bitten by the travel bug very early in her life. She’s done everything from swimming in the Dead Sea, to seeing two volcanoes erupt, and even met and stayed with a shaman in the Amazon. Andrea has led groups internationally since 2008, as well as having worked with the military and in media marketing. Andrea loves to share her passion for the outdoors and her experiences at her favorite spots in Canada.
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Rania Hatzioannou has a passion for anything and everything Vancouver – history, politics, people and the ever-changing urban landscape. Rania studied political science and broadcasting, and has collected a variety of certificates in related fields. Having worked as a photojournalist while traveling, she always enjoyed coming back to her hometown. Rania has served on a variety of boards and committees helping to build stronger communities, organizing festivals and creating safe neighborhoods. She believes strongly that Vancouver’s greatest assets are its wonderful people.
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Patricia Thomson not only loves nature, she’s made it her life’s calling. Having had a broad environmental education career including working for Parks Canada, B.C. Parks, and the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre, Patricia enjoys passing her passion on to others. Since 2004, she has been the executive director of Stanley Park Ecology Society (SPES), leading a team of twelve conservation biologists and educators. Patricia is excited to take others with her and show to them the reasons she loves her home.
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Gabrielle Abernethy worked as a professional geologist for over 15 years and is licensed with APEGA (Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta). She is a certified apprentice hiking guide with the Interpretive Guiding Association. Combining her love of the outdoors and a drive to share her passion for nature with others, she started providing educational explorations of geosites. In revealing overlooked mysteries of the natural world, participants satisfy their geologic curiosity and create meaningful connections to the landscape.
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Visit the Road Scholar Bookshop
You can find many of the books we recommend at the Road Scholar store on bookshop.org, a website that supports local bookstores.
Field Guide to Banff National Park
by James Kavanagh
This fold-up, laminated card features 133 color drawings and short descriptions of commonly encountered wildlife and a map.
Moon Handbook Canadian Rockies
by Andrew Hempstead
GUIDEBOOK, 2010, PAPERBACK, 347 PAGES Canada resident and avid outdoorsman Andrew Hempstead knows the best way to experience the Canadian Rockies, from rafting on the Bow River and hiking Lake O'Hara to staying in a remote log cabin. Packed with information on dining, transportation, and accommodations, Moon Canadian Rockies has lots of options for a range of travel budgets. With must-see sights, maps, aadvice on planning and itineraries -- and an essential dose of humor. (CND231, $17.95)
Raven's End
by Ben Gadd
A young raven, with no memory of his past, arrives to the beautiful and dangerous landscape of Yamnuska, Banff. A book that looks at the complex world of ravens.
The Great Rocky Mountain Nature Factbook
by Susan Ewing
Ewing's family-friendly guide, with black-and-white drawings throughout, answers the curiosity of engaged visitors about the plants, animals and natural features of the Rockies.
After the Ice Age: The Return of Life to Glaciated North America
by E.C. Pielou
Eighteen thousand years ago, an immense sheet of ice covered all of present day Canada and northernmost U.S. This story tells of how a harsh terrain was transformed into the environment we know today.
Rocky Mountain Natural History, Grand Teton to Jasper, A Trailside Reference
by Daniel Mathews
A comprehensive field guide and handbook covering the plants, animals, insects, geology and history of the region. With 480 color photographs and 11 line drawings.
Handbook of the Canadian Rockies
by Ben Gadd
Geology, plants, animals, history and recreation from Waterton/Glacier to the Yukon.
Scats and Tracks of the Rocky Mountains
by James Halfpenny, Todd Telander (Illustrator)
An essential pocket guide to tracks, scats and signs of not just the mammals of the region, but also of the reptiles, amphibians and birds. Each of 70 species gets a double-page spread, with line drawings of the animal, scat and track, range map and description.
Northern Rocky Mountain Wildflowers, Including Glacier, Waterton Lakes, Banff, Jasper, Kootenay, Mount Revelstoke, and Yoho
by Wayne Phillips
Compiled by a former forest service ecologist and botany teacher at Yellowstone Institute, this handy guide features 300 species, expertly photographed, explained and organized by color and family for quick identification.
Rocky Mountain Nature Guide
by Andy Bezener
This guide includes information on mammals, fish, birds, trees, shrubs, wildflowers, insects and reptiles from the entire span of the Rockies - Alaska to New Mexico. Featuring over 300 exact full-color illustrations.
Vancouver Then and Now
by Francis Mansbridge
This installment in the Then and Now series takes stock of Vancouver’s evolution by placing antique photographs side-by-side with contemporary ones. It peels back the years so that readers can see city fixtures as they once were.
A Traveller's History of Canada
by Robert Bothwell
A readable and admirably concise march through Canadian history from prehistory to today, including a timeline.
Switchbacks, True Stories from the Canadian Rockies
by Sid Marty
A native Albertan and park warden in the Canadian Rockies, Marty relates colorful anecdotes from friends, colleagues and his own youth in this collection of tales, which includes A Horse Named Candy.
The West Beyond the West, A History of British Columbia
by Jean Barman
A fascinating history of the Canadian province from the 18th century to the mid-1990s. The author weaves portraits of major personalities and events into a readable overview of the cultural and social influences that have shaped the region.
Bear Tales from the Canadian Rockies
by Brian Patton
Bears hold an honored place in the mythology of the Canadian Rockies. This collection of stories draws on the adventures of hunters and trappers, native legends and traditional tall tales to create a portrait of the animal that has captured the wild imagination of the region.
Moon Handbook British Columbia including the Canadian Rockies
by Andrew Hempstead | Jane King
GUIDEBOOK,2008, PAPERBACK, 480 PAGES This comprehensive practical guide in the Moon series published in the Pacific Northwest stakes out the best food, transportation, accommodation, and sights throughout British Columbia. The guide nicely balances practical detail and a good overview of the region and its attractions. Seventh edition. (CND132, $21.95). Call Longitude in New York at 1-800-342-2164 or go to reading.longitudebooks.com/RL22281.





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