This newly revised edition provides detailed information on 108 of the best rides throughout the mountainous regions of Alberta and British Columbia, including tours through Banff National Park, Canmore/Kananaskis Country, Wateron Lakes National Park, Jasper National Park, Yoho National Park, Golden Area, Kootenay-Invermere, the Southern Rockies, and Cypress Hills Provincial Park. Author Ward Cameron has uncovered a diverse collection of trails that offer something for mountain bikers of all abilities. From monumental single-track ascents to leisurely riders through breathtaking scenery, if it's good riding, it's profiled here.
Each route profile features at-a-glance key information, a thorough ride description, a detailed trail map, helpful sources of information, proximity of important services, valuable commentary on elevation changes and possible hazards and a rescue index. This guide also features interesting and entertaining photographs, vivid descriptions of the native flora and fauna, a glossary of mountain biking terms and tips on mountain biking etiquette.