"Banff hikes" might refer to hiking trails in Banff National Park. But when many people say "Banff hikes" they're referring specifically to hikes near the town of Banff.
If Banff townsite will be your center activity for a while this summer, and hiking is high on your list of things to do—as it should be—then we urge you to buy and read this book: Done in a Day Banff, The Ten Premier Hikes. It will ensure your Banff hikes are brilliant.
With Done in a Day Banff as your companion, you can witness the wonder of wilderness and be back for a hot shower, great meal, and soft bed. You'll start your adventure within a short drive of town. You can choose an easy, vigourous, or challenging hike. All ten trips in the book have been thoroughly boot-tested and are certified spectacular by the opinionated hikers, Kathy and Craig Copeland.
The ten Banff hikes featured in this book are Tunnel Mountain, Rock Isle and Grizzly lakes, Castle Lookout, Johnston Canyon / Inkpots / Mystic Pass, Citadel Pass, Cory and Edith passes, Healy Pass, Mt. Bourgeau, and Cascade Mountain.
The book does much more than simply provide directions for these superb Banff hikes. It offers opinionated commentary you'll find very helpful: why the authors recommend each trail, what to expect, and how to enjoy the optimal experience. It's also filled with inspiring, colour photography.
Go to http://www.hikingcamping.com/hike-banff.php to learn more about Done in a Day Banff, The Ten Premier Hikes.