Gem Trek Maps of the Canadian RockiesPicture


 Gem Trek maps

 Trail maps
 Driving maps

 Order maps


 Map-Users Say...

 Press Mentions

 What's new


 About us

 Trip planning

 News Updates

 Our favorite hikes


 Related sites

Maps for the Columbia Icefield Area

Columbia Icefield - Trail Map and Guide

This interpretive guide and map includes pretty much everything you might want to know about visiting the Columbia Icefield area. There's user-friendly information about the Columbia Icefield itself, descriptions of interpretive walks, the SnoCoach tours and the not-to-be-missed Parks Canada Glacier Gallery exhibit, plus brief notes on the history, geology, wildlife and wildflowers in the area. 

On the back is a 1:75,000-scale relief shaded map of the Columbia Icefield area, plus trail descriptions of the three premier day hikes in the area.

The accompanying photos and graphics are also loaded with interesting information. All in all, an indispensable guide for planning your trip, as well as taking home with you as a souvenir of your visit.

Best of the Icefields Parkway - Driving Map and Guide

Whether you have a day or week to spend exploring the sights along the spectacular Icefields Parkway highway, this detailed map-guide will help you get the most out of your time. 

You'll be guided to the best viewpoints of mountains and lakes, the most interesting exibits along the parkway, as well as the best areas to spot moose, bears, bighorn sheep and mountain goats.

We've also included a hand-picked list of the best walks and day hikes in the area. Along with the highlights of each trail, there are directions to the trailhead and information on the distance and elevation gain. Also included area brief descriptions of the campgrounds and other services along the Icefields Parkway, with hours of operation and admission fees noted to make it easier to plan your time.

Everything the visitor needs to make the most out of their drive along the Icefield Parkway.

Canadian Rockies - Explorer's Map and Guide

This is our most popular map and the one most recommended as an overview for anyone planning a trip to the Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks - Banff, Jasper, Yoho and Kootenay. It also includes Mount Revelstoke and Glacier national parks, the Bugaboos and the Purcell Mountains further west.

29 of the best points of interest in the Rocky Mountain Parks are numbered and described. Mountain lodges, campgrounds, hostels, hot springs, golf courses, ski areas, picnic sites, visitor centres and highway viewpoints are labelled.

The mountains are also labelled with their name and elevation, if available, and glaciers are easy to pick out because they are shown in a different color.

On the back, you will find a map of Western Canada showing all the major highways, as well as maps showing the major arteries in the cities of Edmonton and Calgary. There are also townsite maps of Banff, Jasper and Lake Louise. Points of interest are numbered and described on the Edmonton, Calgary, Banff, Jasper and Lake Louise townsite maps. There is also a guide to campgrounds in Banff, Jasper, Yoho and Kootenay National Parks.

Pretty much everything that visitors to Canadian Rockies need to know - all on one map.

[Home] [Trail Maps] [Driving Maps] [What's New] [Press Mentions] [Map-Users Say...] [Dealers]
[Order] [Email Us] [About Us] [Our Favorite Hikes] [Guide Books] [Related Sites] [Where's Banff]
Last update: Sept. 19, 2015

Maps for the Canadian Rockies
© Copyright 2000 Gem Trek Publishing 
Gem Trek Publishing
#322, 663 Denali Court
Kelowna, BC
Canada    V1V 2R3 
Phone (778) 402-4216
Map orders:

Handled by Map Town
in Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Phone (403) 266-2241 or
Toll-free 1-877-921-6277
Fax (403) 266-2356