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Posted: April 29, 2018

Fourth edition of Mountain Footsteps released

Meet the author events upcoming in Invermere and Cranbrook

Rocky Mountain Books is pleased to announce the release of Mountain Footsteps: Hikes in the East Kootenay of Southeastern British Columbia – 4th Edition, by Janice Strong.

This new edition of Mountain Footsteps is completely revised and updated, and includes enhanced colour maps and beautiful photos, which will breathe new life into the hiking experience for all outdoor enthusiasts.

The trails and routes described in this bestselling guidebook are between the Rocky Mountains in the east and the Purcell Range in the west, including trips in the Cranbrook, Kimberley, Creston, Invermere, Radium and Fernie areas.

Also featured are the BC Provincial Parks Akamina–Kishinena, Top of the World, Height of the Rockies, Elk Lakes, St. Mary’s Alpine and Bugaboo Glacier.

New to this edition is the inclusion of basic information on established bike trails for those users interested in recreational cycling.

As well, there is a new selection of day hikes in the northern Purcells and a number of short hikes and walks in the lower elevations of the East Kootenay.

Janice Strong is an avid hiker, snowshoer and skier and also an established outdoor photographer whose images appear in numerous publications and collections all over the world.

For a decade she led hikes for the City of Cranbrook’s Parks & Recreation department. She and her husband, Jamie Levine, enjoy their garden and their rural property near Cranbrook.

Pick up a copy of Mountain Footsteps and meet the author at one of these upcoming events:

May 12 | 7:30 p.m. | Bishop’s Books and Cafe, Invermere

May 15 | 7:30 p.m. | Lotus Books, Cranbrook

May 22 | 7:30 p.m. | College of the Rockies, Cranbrook

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