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The Canadian Rockies, Yellowhead Pass route

Grand Trunk Pacific Railway Company

The Canadian Rockies, Yellowhead Pass route

two hundred miles of majestic mountain scenery ; the mecca for the tourist, alpine climber, angler and sportsman

by Grand Trunk Pacific Railway Company

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Published by Grand Trunk Pacific Railway in Winnipeg .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Description and travel

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    Map tipped in at back cover.

    StatementIssued by the General Passenger Department, Grank Trunk Pacific Railway
    The Physical Object
    Pagination36 p. :
    Number of Pages36
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25587805M
    OCLC/WorldCa82040534

    Journey Through the Clouds Discovery Self-Drive – DJGE/DJGW – 7 Nights / 8 Days Overview. This week long adventure includes two days on the Rocky Mountaineer, four nights in the Canadian Rockies and a five day full-size rental car with unlimited kilometres. just printed my boarding pass, Can’t wait. Your service was second to none. There is time at the 4, ft high pass to take photos of the rugged mountains, glaciers and waterfalls. Enter Yoho National Park and climb Kicking Horse Pass at 5,ft. Early this evening you will reach Banff National Park, gateway to the majestic Canadian Rockies.

    Re-board the train this morning and settle in for another day of simply stunning scenery. Snake through the Canadian Rockies into Alberta, keeping your eyes peeled for Mount Robson, the mountain range's highest peak, the mighty Pyramid Falls and the mountainous Yellowhead Pass on the brink of Jasper's fabulous National Park. I agree with T47, with a hybrid. Take the TransCanada #1 to Regina, then deke up to Saskatoon and pick up the Yellowhead # This gives you good divided highway all the way to Hinton, Alberta (3 hours west of Edmonton).From there until Kamloops, it's undivided and through the head Pass is the lowest pass through the Rockies, lower than Kicking Horse Pass on the TCH#1, and the.

    Yellowhead Highway 16 is a major east–west route providing access to a number of attractions in Alberta and British Columbia, and junctioning with both the East and West Access Routes to the Alaska Highway as well as the Cassiar Highway. Yellowhead Highway 16 is a very scenic route, passing through mountains, forest and farmland. Enjoy another picturesque ride on the Rocky Mountaineer as the train makes its way to Jasper. Along the way, you will be treated to views of the Fraser River, the Rocky Mountain Trench, Yellowhead Pass and Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies.


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The Canadian Rockies, Yellowhead Pass route by Grand Trunk Pacific Railway Company Download PDF EPUB FB2

Entering the Rocky Mountain Trench you are surrounded to the north by the steeply rising Rocky Mountains and to the south by the Cariboo Mountains. Continue climbing past Mount Robson, at 3, metres (12, feet) the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies, and through the Yellowhead Pass into the province of : Rocky Mountaineer.

Canadian And Rocky Mountain Cuisine You May Want To Try During Your Visit Canada is a multi-cultural country and therefore has a variety of different foods to try as well as some cuisine unique to the country.

Many of the same foods can be found in the Rockies along with some dishes specific to the mountains. In August of they organized a caravan of cars and trucks that passed through the Yellowhead Pass from Edmonton to Kamloops.

After the war, the Trans Mountain Oil Pipe Line Company began looking at the Yellowhead as a possible route for an oil pipeline from Edmonton to Vancouver. Construction began in Canadian Rockies Driving Routes, Scenic Side-Trips & Circle Tours Head west from Calgary (AB) or east from Victoria or Vancouver (BC).

The most travelled route through the Rockies. Includes Banff (& Lake Louise), Yoho, Glacier & Revelstoke National Parks. Yellowhead Hwy #16 West from Edmonton (AB) or east from Prince George (BC).

This route. The Railway Survey Era Posted by Administrator Febru Jasper National Park InDr. John Rae, sponsored by the Hudson’s Bay Company, the Imperial and Canadian governments, and the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway, made a trip through Yellowhead Pass.

The item The Canadian Rockies: Yellowhead Pass route, issued by the General Passenger Department, Grand Trunk Pacific Railway represents a specific, individual, material embodiment of a distinct intellectual or artistic creation found in Calgary Public Library. Branded Journey through the Clouds, it was formerly called the Yellowhead route after the mountain pass it takes through the Rockies.

This route uses the second and later of Canada's two great trans-continental railways, the Canadian Northern line opened innationalised in as part of.

Yellowhead Pass, route through the Rocky Mountains, at the Alberta–British Columbia border, Canada, just west of Jasper and leading from Jasper National Park into Mount Robson Provincial Park. It lies at 3, feet (1, m) above sea pass was noted by Sandford Fleming in his railway survey of and was later used by the main line of the Canadian National Railway.

The highway is named for the Yellowhead Pass, the route chosen to cross the Canadian Rockies. The pass and the highway are named after a fur trader and explorer named Pierre Bostonais. He had yellow streaks in his hair, and was nicknamed " Tête Jaune " (Yellowhead). Almost the entire length of the highway is numbered as 16, except for the East end: Route 52 in Winnipeg, MB.

American Libraries Canadian Libraries Universal Library Community Texts Project Gutenberg Biodiversity Heritage Library Children's Library. Open Library. Featured movies All video latest This Just In Prelinger Archives Democracy Now.

Occupy Wall Street TV NSA Clip Library. TV News. TopPages: Yellowhead Pass is a mountain pass across the Continental Divide in the Canadian Rockies, rising 3, ft (1, m) above sea level—the second lowest highway pass over the Canadian Continental Divide.

Pass through the Rocky Mountain Trench, with the steep Rocky and Cariboo Mountains either side, and on to the rolling hills and vast forests of British Columbia’s Northern Interior.

Highlights include Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies, Yellowhead Pass and Moose : Rocky Mountaineer. We will reboard the Rocky Mountaineer this morning in Kamloops and set out through the vast landscape, following the banks of the North Thompson River en route to Jasper.

Highlights of today's journey include Mt. Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies. Yellowhead Pass is the lowest pass through the Rockies, lower than Kicking Horse Pass on the TCH#1, and the road up and down from the pass is not winding or hairy at all.

(It IS remote, and there is no or in some areas, sporadic, cell service from west of Jasper until Clearwater.) I would avoid Rogers Pass (on the TCH#1) in the winter.

Full day on board the Rocky Mountaineer en route to Kamloops. View Mt. Robson (at 12, feet, highest peak in Canadian Rockies), Pyramid Falls, Yellowhead Pass, and the journey along the North Thompson River into Kamloops.

Overnight in Kamloops. (B, L) Day 7: Kamloops-Vancouver Board the Rocky Mountaineer for another full day on board. Enjoy a full day on board the Rocky Mountaineer en route to Kamloops, with a gourmet breakfast and lunch served in the beautiful dining level. Today’s highlights include Mt. Robson (at 12, feet, highest peak in Canadian Rockies), Pyramid Falls, Yellowhead Pass, and the journey along the North Thompson River into Kamloops.

We have just come back from the Rockies and found a book called 'Parkways of the Canadian Rockies' by Brian Patton, publisher Summerthought, very good. I doubt whether it is available in the UK but we bought it at the National Park info centre in Banff and saw it at a few other shops along the way.

Standard tourist gift shops did not seem to. Not only is Canadian Rockies Trail Guide known locally as the Bible, it is the only hiking guide to the region recommended by Fodor s, Frommer s, and Lonely Planet.

With overcopies in print, the Canadian Rockies Trail Guide is one of the best-selling non-fiction books in Canadian publishing history/5(45). An example of a 4-way stop sign in the Canadian Rockies is the one in Lake Louise Village.

When you are driving in the mountain towns, you will want to remember that it is not only a legal requirement, but also common courtesy, to stop for pedestrians, even if they are jaywalking, stepping out without looking, or any of the other things that.

A Kickass Canadian Rockies Road Trip Itinerary Septem Septem Tracey Pictor Canada What better way is there to experience the majestic terrain, glacier mountains, pine tree filled forest and jewel toned lakes in the Canadian Rockies than by taking to the open road for yourself.

Today’s highlights include Mount Robson, at 3, metres (12, feet) the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies, Pyramid Falls, and the climb over the Yellowhead Pass into Jasper National Park. Breathe in the cool, fresh mountain air of the Rockies – you’ve arrived! Overnight in Jasper. Day 5 .Parkways of the Canadian Rockiesis the ultimate driving and touring guide to Banff, Jasper, Yoho, and Kootenay National Parks.

In Parkways of the Canadian Rockies, Brian Patton brings a wealth of experience to this user-friendly and fact-filled driving guide to the Canadian Rockies. First published inParkways of the Canadian Rockies was the first comprehensive guide to roads in the /5(14). This highway acquired it’s interesting name from the Yellowhead Pass, a route chosen to cross the Canadian Rockies.

The Yellowhead Pass was named after a fur trader and explorer who had yellow streaks in his hair, and was nicknamed “Tete Jaune” (Yellowhead).