Category Archives: Brian Patton

New book: The Best Day Hikes in Banff National Park

Announcing the release of our latest book, The Best Day Hikes in Banff National Park, which is now available from retailers throughout the Canadian Rockies and major online book retailers for $19.95.

As co-author of the Canadian Rockies Trail Guide since 1971, it is doubtful there is anyone more knowledgeable about the hiking trails of Banff National Park than Brian Patton In this full-colour book, Patton describes 39 trails for all levels of fitness and all interests. Each trails includes a distance log, a map, and colour photos.

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Brian Patton Fireside Chat

Chic Scott’s Fireside Chats have become very popular in recent years, with folks coming from as far away as Calgary for the opportunity to listen to famed mountaineer and author Chic Scott interview accomplished locals. Next up is our own Brian Patton, who will be interviewed on October 25, 2018, at the Whyte Museum. For details check out the Whyte Museum’s event listings and for a  taste of what you will hear these two legendary storytellers chat about, the Rocky Mountain Outlook has a preview here.