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hiking Banff National Park
After writing and publishing hiking guidebooks for 30 years, we began guiding in person. Since 2016 we've guided primarly in the high-desert wilderness of Utah canyon country ( and occasionally in Europe. We maintain this website——to show prospective guests what our hiking experience was prior to guiding. We no long write or publish. All our titles are now out of print. But they were…  
Don't Waste Your Time in the® Canadian Rockies The Opinionated Hiking Guide, Ultralight Gear 7th Edition

The Opinionated Hiking Guide

The Rockies are so vast, with so many trails, you need a guidebook that truly guides. Counsels you about each trail. Advises you where to hike, where not to hike, and explains why. Ensures you invest your precious hiking days wisely, for maximum reward. Don’t Waste Your Time does this and…

Where Locals Hike in the Canadian Rockies, 5th Edition



The Premier Trails in Kananaskis Country near Canmore and Calgary

Here’s another guidebook for hikers who don’t have forever. Subtitled “The Premier Trails in Kananaskis Country, near Canmore and Calgary,” it doesn’t waste your time on any of the inferior options. No wonder: The authors are... 

Where Locals Hike in the West Kootenay, 3rd Edition



The Premier Trails in Southeast B.C.

near Kaslo and Nelson

Unable to hike as often as you want? This is the hiking guidebook for you. Subtitled The Premier Trails in Southeast B.C., near Kaslo and Nelson, it's another all-wheat, no-chaff volume from the authors of the game-changing...

Heading Outdoors Eventually Leads Within, Thoughts Inspired by 30,000 Miles on the Trail

HEading outdoors eventually leads within

Thoughts Inspired by 30,000 Miles on the Trail

A guidebook to the interior dimension of hiking. Because a truly adventurous life is contemplative as well as vigourous.

Don't Waste Your Time in the® Sonoran Desert The Winter-Vacation Guide to Hiking Arizona
Hiking from Here to WOW: Utah Canyon Country, 2nd Edition

don't waste your time in the sonoran desert

The Winter-Vacation Guide to Hiking Arizona

Fifteen premier dayhikes provide ample choice yet streamline decision-making for discerning hikers with limited time.  

HIKING from here to wow  utah canyon country

90 Trails to the Wonder of Wilderness

Utah canyon country is among our planet's most bizarrely beautiful regions. And the 90 trails described in this WOW—Wonder Of Wilderness—guidebook are among the region's most compelling.

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