Park bagger : adventures in the Canadian national parks
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- ISBN: 9781771604789 (paperback)
445 pages, 62 numbered pages of plates : colour illustrations, map ; 23 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: [Calgary, Alberta] : Rocky Mountain Books, 
- Copyright: ©2021
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National parks and reserves -- Canada
Canada -- Description and travel
- Perseus Publishing
An inspiring collection of thrilling personal adventures and stunning photographs sharing the incredible diversity and profound beauty of Canadaâs national parks.
- Perseus Publishing
Distributed across the second-largest country in the world, the Canadian national parks can be challenging to get to. Many of them are so remote that they have no road access or infrastructure of any kind, but they are not impossible to visit. Although much of the vast Canadian wilderness is fraught with challenging terrain, unpredictable weather, and sometimes threatening wildlife, there are also pleasant beaches, waterfalls, and places to kick back and relax in.
Explorer Marlis Butcher has âbaggedâ all of the Canadian national parks. In her quest to visit and get to know the parks, Marlis canoed, kayaked, mountain biked, backpacked, hiked, snowshoed, snorkelled, and trekked by whatever means of travel she could devise. During her park explorations sheâs encountered grizzly and black bears, polar bears, wolves, and wolverines. Sheâs survived incredible storms, falls off mountainsides, and sinking boats. Marlis has investigated uncharted lands and travelled down quaint country roads. In Park Bagger, she shares her adventures, with the objective to encourage others to explore the national parks and to protect Canadaâs vast wilderness.