Andrew Nugara was born in Rugby, England, and moved to Canada in 1979. He earned bachelor degrees in Music Performance and Education from the University of Calgary and presently teaches high school mathematics in Calgary, Alberta. In 2001, he discovered the magnificent Canadian Rockies, and since then he has completed over 300 mountain ascents.
The much-anticipated sequel to the Alan Kane classic Scrambles in the Canadian Rockies, this book contains approximately 60 new scrambles in Waterton, Castle Crown and Kananaskis. The author outlines several different routes to each summit and includes alternate and easier descents. Encompassing a range of levels of difficulty, More Scrambles in the Canadian Rockies will appeal to anyone familiar with the first book as well as to hikers looking for a more challenging route to the top of a mountain. In addition to route descriptions, the book contains general information on scrambling, suggested trips for specific conditions, details about each specific area, and single-day, multi-peak trips.
11,000ers of the Canadian Rockies, The
Bill Corbett is a native Albertan and has been a full-time writer for 27 years. Bill has spent countless weekends and holidays mountaineering, backcountry skiing, hiking and taking photos in the mountain ranges of the Canadian West. In 2002, he became the third person to climb all 54 of the 11,000-foot peaks in the Canadian Rockies.
Winner of the Canadian Rockies Award at the 2005 Banff Mountain Book Festival, this comprehensive climbers guide and history of the 54 11,000-foot peaks in the Canadian Rockies celebrates in words and images these breathtaking summits and the wilderness settings over which they tower. This book uniquely captures and distills the livelyand frequently forgotten accounts of the pioneering climbers and their various routes. Each entry provides a vivid description of the peak, an extensive history of the early ascents of it and a detailed description of moderate to intermediate routes, including access and approach information. Now extensively updated, the text is liberally illustrated with route and climbing photos, both contemporary and historical, and includes detailed area maps.