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With over 15,000 copies of previous editions sold internationally, the 7th Edition of Sport Climbs in the Canadian Rockies has been completely revised and updated. It now features full colour photos and topos for easy route identification in one of the world’s most stunning mountaineering hotspots. In this new edition, you'll find over 500 new routes and eight new climbing areas. This guidebook covers sport climbs in the Bow Valley. It includes crags in Banff, Canmore, Lake Louise, Kananaskis Country and the Ghost River region. The routes are well identified with difficulty classifications, full index and first ascent information. Finally, with full colour maps and photos and over 300 marked topos, you should be able to find your way to a crag near you! This is definitely the ultimate rock climbing book for anyone heading to the Bow Valley.
John Martin grew up in Calgary and has been climbing in the Rockies since 1963. He has been active in guidebook writing since 1985. He is the author of 13 climbing guides. Jon Jones started rock climbing on the gritstone edges of his native England at the age of 15. He moved to Calgary in 1967 and has been active in the local climbing scene ever since. A recently retired university geology instructor, he now spends his time rock climbing in the Rockies, the Okanagan and, when winter arrives, in Australia.