Gem Trek Publishing. Cochrane, AB. This company produces maps for all regions of the Canadian Rockies . Relief shading clearly and concisely shows elevation, and all hiking trails have been plotted using a global positioning system. On the back of each map are descriptions of attractions and hikes, along with general, practical, and educational information. Highly recommended. Website: www.gemtrek.com .
Hempstead, Andrew. Moon Alberta and Moon British Columbia. Berkeley, CA: Avalon Travel. Regularly updated guides that comprehensively cover Canada’s westernmost provinces.
MapArt. Driving maps for all of Canada, including provinces and cities. Maps are published as old-fashioned foldout versions, as well as laminated and in atlas form. Website: www.mapart.com .
The Milepost. Bellevue, WA: Vernon Publications. This annual publication is a must-have for those traveling through western Canada and Alaska. The maps and logged highway descriptions are incredibly detailed. Most northern bookstores stock The Milepost, or call 800/726-4707 or go to www.milepost.com .
Patton, Brian. Parkways of the Canadian Rockies Banff: Summerthought Publishing, 2008. A comprehensive map and driving guide to all major highways. Includes color photography and details of many short hikes.