55 premier dayhikes and backpack tripsall within two hours of an international airportlead to astonishing alpine meadows, ridges and peaks. Though these trails are little known compared to those in the nearby Canadian Rocky Mountain national parks, the scenery is equally beautiful. Includes Peter Lougheed, Spray Valley, and Bow Valley provincial parks. Discerning trail reviews help you choose your trip. Detailed route descriptions keep you on the path. Includes 15 shoulder-season hikes. Colour photos and trail maps throughout.