Eastcott Backcountry Biking in the Canadian Rockies Book

4.5/5 (2 Reviews)
MSRP : $16.95

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Eastcott - Backcountry Biking in the Canadian Rockies

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Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by SGT. ROCK a Racer from Edmonton, AB

Date Reviewed: May 24, 2002

Strengths:    Comprehensive
Excellent maps and narrative

Weaknesses:    Too big to go with you
Not waterproof

Bottom Line:   
Superb guide to biking on the eastern slopes of Alberta & the BC Rockies. Covers out of the way areas like Grande Cache. Trail summaries give a very good description of what to expect, like the author has actually rode them.

This book is now in its third edition, I believe. I own the original edition authored by Gerhard Lepp. Funny to see how the difficulty ratings for trails have dropped in more recent editions, reflecting the advances in bikes and rider skills.

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Duration Product Used:   More than 3 years

Price Paid:    $10.00

Similar Products Used:   Many

Overall Rating:4
Submitted by Matt a Weekend Warrior from Toronto, Ontario

Date Reviewed: December 1, 1999

Great format - lots of information that is quicka and easy to access.
Covers a lot of places

Pictures are of knobby old dudes with caliper brakes and one piece handlebar-stem-thingys and some of them even have paniers...

Bottom Line:   
essential for non-residents wanting to go biking to this region.

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Favorite Trail:   
the one, you know...

Duration Product Used:   
less than 1 month

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backcountry biking in the canadian rockies - gps tracks

hi bikers. i'm currently trying to put together a singletrackish/offroadish route through BC from east to west (eg banff to vancouver). was wondering if someone had a complete set of gps tracks for doug eastcott's biker bible. that would help planning (and riding) quite a bit, the weight of this ... Read More »

Backcountry Biking in the Canadian Rockies guide book?

I will be lucky enough to be spending between 8 and 10 weeks out west this summer and was thinking about purchasing Backcountry Biking in the Canadian Rockies by Doug Eastcott to help me plan my trip, pick trails etc. Anyone use it? Are the map usable, or should I just try to source stuff locally? ... Read More »

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