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Canada resident and avid outdoorsman Andrew Hempstead shares his firsthand tips on experiencing Banff National Parkfrom savoring the spectacular backdrop of glacial lakes and lush forests, to white-water-rafting down the western slopes of the Canadian Rockies. Hempstead includes unique trip activities, such as swimming in the naturally hot springs of Banff and driving along the Continental Divide. Complete with details on escaping the crowds at Lake Louise, viewing wildlife at Moraine, and dining in Banff, Moon Banff National Park
gives travelers the tools they need to create a more personal and memorable experience.
Join Canadian resident and avid outdoorsman Andrew Hempstead on an unforgettable adventure. With his unique perspective and advice you can trust, Moon Banff National Park has everything you need to know to explore the great outdoors.
Moon Banff National Park shows travelers the best way to experience all Banff has to offerfrom savoring the spectacular backdrop of glacial lakes and lush forests, to spotting wildlife like black bears, elk, and bighorn sheep. Hemstead includes unique trip ideas, such as taking a sleigh ride through the snow, or riding though the sky in a mountain gondola. Complete with details on escaping the crowds at Lake Louise, camping out under the stars, and dining in Banff, Moon Banff National Park provides travelers with all the necessary tools to head outdoors.
With expertly crafted maps and gorgeous photos, this full-color guidebook gives you the tools you need to have an immersive and unique experience.
Moon Banff National Park includes areas such as:
Town of Banff
Lake Louise and Vicinity
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About the Author
As a professional travel writer, Andrew spends as much time as possible out on the road. He looks forward to spending every second summer at home in the Canadian Rockies, traveling mountain highways and hiking trails, exploring new places, and updating old favorites. He spends as much time as possible on the road, traveling incognito, experiencing the many and varied delights of the region just as his readers do.
Since the early 1990s, Andrew has authored and updated more than 60 guidebooks, and supplied content for regional and national clients like Expedia and KLM. His photography has appeared in a wide variety of media, ranging from international golf magazines to a Ripleys Believe it or Not! Museum.
Andrew and his wife Dianne also own Summerthought Publishing, a Canadian regional publisher of nonfiction books. He is a member of The Diners Club® Worlds 50 Best Restaurants Academy. Andrew has also spoken on travel writing to a national audience and has contributed to a university-level travel writing textbook.