Explore one of the Canada’s most beautiful hiking destinations with renowned guidebook authors Brian Patton and Bart Robinson. The Lake Louise Hiking Guide details every trail in the Lake Louise region, including many options to extend your adventures.
Discover trails along the shore of alpine lakes, to backcountry tea houses, through stands of golden larch, and to lofty mountain viewpoints. Explore wildflower meadows, glacially-carved valleys, and wildlife-rich forests.
The two authors have hiked every trail in the Lake Louise region multiple times, including with a trail wheel to compute accurate measurements that are relied upon by locals Parks Canada staff for their own literature.
The Lake Louise Hiking Guide includes:
- Descriptions of all Lake Louise and Moraine Lake hiking trails plus interesting side trips
- Colour maps and detailed outlines for every trail
- Stunning colour photography
- Written by local hiking experts Brian Patton and Bart Robinson
- Helpful tips on how to prepare for hiking in the Canadian Rockies
Our Canadian Rockies hiking blog offers up-to-date trail information, hiking tips, and seasonal favourites updated by authors Brian Patton and Bart Robinson.
ABOUT THE AUTHORS
For the past 45 years, Brian Patton has interpreted the natural and human history of the Canadian Rockies in books, on film and through presentations. His other books include the Canadian Rockies Trail Guide, Parkways of the Canadian Rockies, Tales from the Canadian Rockies, Mountain Chronicles: Jon Whyte, Bear Tales from the Canadian Rockies, and Icefields Parkway. He continues to work on a variety projects from his home in Invermere, British Columbia.
Following the publication of the Canadian Rockies Trail Guide, Bart Robinson authored several books on the Canadian Rockies: Columbia Icefield: A Solitude of Ice, Great Days in the Rockies: The Photographs of Byron Harmon, and, new for 2018, Castle in the Wilderness. Subsequently, he has enjoyed a long career as a journalist, editor, and conservationist. He currently lives in Canmore, Alberta.